Including quality attributes in efficiency measures consistent with net benefit: Creating incentives for evidence based medicine in practice
AbstractEvidence based medicine supports net benefit maximising therapies and strategies in processes of health technology assessment (HTA) for reimbursement and subsidy decisions internationally. However, translation of evidence based medicine to practice is impeded by efficiency measures such as cost per case-mix adjusted separation in hospitals, which ignore health effects of care.
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Volume (Year): 76 (2013)
Issue (Month): C ()
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