Choosing a time horizon in cost and cost-effectiveness analyses

21 February 2019 - When designing a comparative outcomes or a cost-effectiveness analysis, the time horizon defining the duration of time ...

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Future costs in cost-effectiveness analyses: past, present, future

23 January 2019 - There has been considerable debate on the extent to which future costs should be included in cost-effectiveness ...

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Which databases should be used to identify studies for systematic reviews of economic evaluations?

16 November 2018 - This study investigated which databases and which combinations of databases should be used to identify economic evaluations ...

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Systematic reviews of economic evaluations in health technology assessment: a review of characteristics and applied methods

22 October 2018 - When making decisions in health care, it is essential to consider economic evidence about an intervention.  ...

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Takeda pioneers NICE’s new service for economic model review

7 June 2018 - NICE Scientific Advice (NSA) launched a new health economic model review service, PRIMA, in December 2017 and ...

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Predictive validation and the re-analysis of cost-effectiveness: do we dare to tread?

30 October 2017 - Predictive validation (also known as fourth-order validation) involves the comparison between model outputs and observed data ...

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Economic evaluation of personalised medicine: a call for real-world data

18 October 2017 - In the last decade, we have witnessed a change in healthcare management, with ‘personalised medicine’ as the ...

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Systematic reviews of economic evaluations: how extensive are their searches?

28 March 2017 - Economic evaluation is an accepted element of decision making and priority setting in healthcare.  Although search methodology ...

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Cost-effectiveness analysis 2.0

18 January 2017 - As prominent groups in U.S. health care ramp up use of cost-effectiveness analysis to measure and communicate ...

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Unrelated future costs and unrelated future benefits: reflections on NICE Guide to the Methods of Technology Appraisal

3 July 2016 - This editorial considers the vexing issue of ‘unrelated future costs’ (for example, the costs of caring ...

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