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Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Health: A Practical Approach / Edition 2
     

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Health: A Practical Approach / Edition 2

by Peter Muennig
 

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ISBN-10: 0787995568

ISBN-13: 2900787995569

Pub. Date: 11/09/2007

Publisher: Wiley


About the Author:
Peter Muennig directed the Program in Cost-Effectiveness and Outcomes at New School University, consulted for Health Canada and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and was an assistant professor at the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education

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About the Author:
Peter Muennig directed the Program in Cost-Effectiveness and Outcomes at New School University, consulted for Health Canada and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and was an assistant professor at the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900787995569
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/09/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents


List of Tables, Figures, and Exhibits     ix
Preface     xiii
The Author     xvi
Introduction to Cost-Effectiveness     1
Overview     1
Why Cost-Effectiveness Is Useful     3
Elements of Cost-Effectiveness Analysis     4
The Cost-Effectiveness Ratio     8
Why Conduct Cost-Effectiveness Analysis?     9
The Reference Case Analysis     12
Cost-Effectiveness Analysis and Policy     14
Principles of Cost-Effectiveness Analysis     19
Overview     19
The Perspective of a Cost-Effectiveness Analysis     19
Capturing Costs     22
Capturing Quality     23
Interpreting the Cost-Effectiveness Ratio     27
Types of Economic Analysis     30
Developing a Research Project     36
Overview     36
Eight Steps to a Perfect Research Project     36
Developing a Research Question     38
Designing Your Analysis     43
Working with Costs     50
Overview     50
Opportunity Costs     51
Identifying Costs     52
Micro-Costing and Gross Costing     55
Getting Cost Data     57
Using Diagnosis Codes     59
Adjusting Costs     60
Costs Associated with Pain and Suffering     69
Assessing the "Relevancy" of Cost Data     70
Other Cost Considerations     71
Probabilities and Models     75
Overview     75
Probabilities     75
Decision Analysis Models     79
Calculating Life Expectancy     87
Overview     87
Hand-Calculating Years Gained     88
Calculating Life Years Lost Using Markov Models     92
Working with Health-Related Quality-of-Life Measures     104
Overview     104
Framework     105
Deriving HRQL Scores     108
Other Considerations and Reminders     115
Using Disability-Adjusted Life Years     116
Calculating QALYs     117
Overview     117
Using the Summation Method     118
Using the Life Table Method     119
Calculating Incremental Cost-Effectiveness     132
Disability-Adjusted Life Year (DALY)     136
Conducting a Sensitivity Analysis     137
Overview     137
One-Way Sensitivity Analysis     139
Two-Way Sensitivity Analysis     142
Analysis of Influence     143
Monte Carlo Simulation     143
Determining the Plausible Range of Each Variable     147
Preparing Your Study for Publication     149
Overview     149
Content and Structure of Cost-Effectiveness Articles     149
Introduction     151
Methods     151
Results     153
Technical Appendix     154
Working with Data     155
Overview     155
Review of Rates     156
Understanding Error     160
Managing Error in Cost-Effectiveness Analysis     162
Calculating Weighted Means     168
Evaluating Study Limitations     170
Finding the Data You Need     179
Overview     179
Finding Data in the Medical Literature     180
Grading Published Data     180
Using Electronic Datasets     180
Using Unpublished Data     188
Using Data from Piggybacked Studies     188
Using Expert Opinion     189
Organizing Your Data     189
Answer Key to Exercises      191
Life Expectancy and Quality-Adjusted Life Expectancy Tables     197
EuroQol Instrument and Weighting Scheme     201
Diagnosis, Charges, Medicare Reimbursement, Average Length of Stay, and Cost-to-Charge Ratio by Diagnosis-Related Groups, 2004     203
Glossary     249
References     255
Index     259

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