Estimating production costs in the economic evaluation of health-care programs
AbstractWe propose a method for calculating the production costs of an intervention in a manner that accounts for differences in productive 'effort.' This method could be used within a cost-effectiveness analysis framework in the evaluation of new medical technologies, pharmaceuticals, treatment programs, or public health interventions. We apply it to show evidence in favor of implementing a newborn screening program to detect congenital hearing impairment. Copyright © 2008 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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Volume (Year): 18 (2009)
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- HERRERO, Carmen & MORENO-TERNERO, Juan D., . "Estimating production costs in the economic evaluation of health-care programs," CORE Discussion Papers RP -2111, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE).
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