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Increasing the impact of economic evaluations on health-care decision-making

Douglas Coyle

Increasing the impact of economic evaluations on health-care decision-making

by Douglas Coyle

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Published by York University, Centre for Health Economics in York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDouglas Coyle.
SeriesHealth economics discussion paper series / York University, Centre for Health Economics -- no.108, Health economics discussion paper (York University, Centre for Health Economics) -- no.108.
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Open LibraryOL13975349M

Most economic evaluations of health care programmes at the moment are cost effectiveness and cost-utility analyses. The problem with these methods is that their theoretical foundations are unclear. This has led to confusion about how to define the costs and health effects and how to interpret the results of these studies. In the environmental and traffic safety fields it is instead common to.   Economic evaluation is becoming established globally as one of the tools for decision making in health care. 1 Its rise in popularity is reflected by the increasing number of published economic evaluations. One source estimates that economic evaluations were published in medical journals in , 2 rising to in 3 This increase in both the availability of economic.

  Economic Evaluation Introduction and in its usage in dentistry. 0) The term economics comes from the Ancient Greek (oikos, "house") (nomos, "custom" or "law"), hence "rules of the house (hold for good management)”.'Political economy' was the earlier name for the subject, but economists in the late 19th century suggested "economics" as a shorter term for "economic science" to establish . In financially constrained health systems across the world, increasing emphasis is being placed on the ability to demonstrate that health care interventions are not only effective, but also cost-effective. This book deals with decision modelling techniques that can be used to estimate thevalue for money of various interventions including medical devices, surgical procedures, diagnostic.

Here, we concentrate here on the types of appraisal most likely to be encountered in health care. We refer to what is being appraised as ‘alternatives’, to emphasise that we are interested in the use of economic appraisal in health care to aid decision making about different ways of . Case studies and exercises are supported with online templates and book will help analysts understand the contribution of decision-analytic modelling to the evaluation of health care THE SERIES: Economic evaluation of health interventions is a growing specialist field, and this series of practical handbooks will /5(26).


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Increasing the impact of economic evaluations on health-care decision-making by Douglas Coyle Download PDF EPUB FB2

Downloadable. Although there is a substantial amount of literature recording the increasing number of economic evaluations of health care interventions, there is little discussion of the level of impact such studies have had on decision-making. In this paper the evidence relating to impact which does exist is examined.

The implication from this is that social science research has made little. Economic impact analyses typically include the costs of medical care required to treat or manage an illness. Often, these analyses also include estimates of lost productivity associated with the disease.

Economic impact analyses are usually reported as annual File Size: KB. In this way, decision-making may not follow the economic evaluation, but is informed by it, and an implicit valuation of benefitting a priority group is revealed.

Challenges in public health. Downloadable. Although economic evaluation in health care has a long-standing tradition in the United Kingdom, very little is known about its impact on decision making, particularly following the introduction of the internal market.

Since managed competition appears to be growing in popularity worldwide, the UK is an interesting case study, as the reforms are well underway and there have been. Morris, Devlin, Parkin and Spencer () classify the reasons why economic evaluation is used in health care decision making as: To maximise the benefits from health care spending.

To overcome regional variations in access. To contain costs and manage demand. To provide bargaining power with suppliers of health care products.

Health Policy. Sep;33(3) Economic evaluation of health care and policymaking. Johannesson M(1). Author information: (1)Centre for Health Economics, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden.

The interest in economic evaluation of health care programmes is steadily increasing, but the impact of economic evaluations on decisions concerning the allocation of resources to health care Cited by: Increasing health care expenditures, a rapid introduction of new medical technologies and a need for cost containment policies in most countries during the last decades have led Increasing the impact of economic evaluations on health-care decision-making book a growing interest in information from economic evaluations for decision making about resource allocation in health care.

Economic evaluations can provide valuable. Economic evaluations can inform decisions about the efficiency and allocation of resources to implementation strategies—strategies explicitly designed to inform care providers and patients about the best available research evidence and to enhance its use in their by: In the face of increasing economic constraints, it is critically important to evaluate how best to utilize available resources.

The information gained from economic analyses on the cost and value of public health activities helps decision makers to make choices that are based on data. After completing this course, learners will have a more.

Economic evaluations can inform decisions about the efficiency and allocation of resources to implementation strategies—strategies explicitly designed to inform care providers and patients about the best available research evidence and to enhance its use in their practices. These strategies are increasingly popular in health care, especially in light of growing concerns about quality Cited by: To be relevant for health policy, results from economic appraisal studies must be valid and reliable, relevant to the policy context and communicated to the proper decision-makers.

A number of recommendations are provided for economic appraisals to meet such requirements. Keywords: Economic evaluation; Health care decision making; Policy impact by:   Against a background of increasing demands on limited resources, health economics is exerting an influence on decision making at all levels of health care.

Health economics seeks to facilitate decision making by offering an explicit decision making framework based on the principle of efficiency. It is not the only consideration but it is an important one and practitioners will need to have an Cited by: Economic evaluations in different types of decisions come into play when the following decisions are to be taken: decisions about drug treatments, other health care interventions/programs, investments in new technology or research, and similarities and differences between different types of decision by: Akin to everyday attribute-specific decision making • Disadvantage is that weighting of different attributes is left to individual decision makers Increases welfare of decision maker But decision by individual might not be in the best interest of patients or societyFile Size: 1MB.

Economic evaluation of health care programmes aims to aid decision-makers with their difficult choices in allocating health care resources, setting priorities and moulding health policy.

But it might be argued that this is only an intermediate objective. The real purpose of doing economic evaluation is to. Because economic evaluations of health care services are being published with increasing frequency it is important to (a) evaluate them rigorously and (b) compare the net benefit of the.

Decision Modelling for Health Economic Evaluation Methods for the Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes (Oxford Medical Publications) A better book is Analytical Models for Decision Making by Sandersonand Gruen, especially if you have no idea about operational modelling.

Read more. 2 people found this by: Paper 7 – Economic Evaluation and Health Care– by John Cairns, provides an overview of the state of economic evaluation of health care and considers the very pertinent question as to whether it is ready for the challenges of the next decade.

The intended audience for the paper comprises those commissioning economic evaluations; thoseFile Size: KB. The purpose of economic evaluation is to inform decisions intended to improve healthcare.

The new edition of Methods for the Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes equips the reader with the necessary tools and understanding required to undertake evaluations by providing an outline of key principles and a 'tool kit' based on the authors' own experiences of undertaking 4/5(2).

An economic evaluation in which all costs and consequences of a program are expressed in the same units, usually money. CBA is used to determine allocative efficiency; i.e., comparison of costs and benefits across programs serving different patient groups. Even if some items of resource or benefit cannot be measured in the common unit of.

A considerable amount of resource allocation decisions take place daily at the point of the clinical encounter; especially in primary care, where 80 percent of health problems are managed. Ignoring economic evaluation evidence in individual clinical decision-making may have a broad impact on the efficiency of health services.

To date, almost all studies on the use of economic evaluation in Cited by: 6.Economic evaluation to inform effective decision making requires that costs and effects can be estimated for all relevant comparators over an appropriate time horizon [9].

Furthermore, all.EVALUATION OF PUBLIC HEALTH INTERVENTIONS Michael A. Stoto Leon E. Cosler Chapter Overview Evaluation encompasses the set of tools that are used to measure the effec-tiveness of public health programs by determining what works.

Traditional evaluations in public health have focused on assessing the impact of specificFile Size: 1MB.