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A Pilot Study of Value of Information Analysis to Support Research Recommendations for the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

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  • Karl Claxton


    (Centre for Health Economics, University of York)

  • Simon Eggington

    (ScHARR, University of Sheffield)

  • Laura Ginnelly


    (Centre for Health Economics, University of York)

  • Susan Griffin


    (Centre for Health Economics, University of York)

  • Christopher McCabe

    (ScHARR, University of Sheffield)

  • Zoe Philips

    (Department of Economics, University of Nottingham)

  • Paul Tappenden

    (ScHARR, University of Sheffield)

  • Alan Wailoo

    (ScHARR, University of Sheffield)

Background - This project developed as a result of the activities of the Research Teams at the Centre for Health Economics, University of York, and ScHARR at the University of Sheffield in the methods and application of decision analysis and value of information analysis as a means of informing the research recommendations made by NICE, as part of its Guidance to the NHS in England and Wales, and informing the deliberations of the NICE Research and Development Committee. Objectives - The specific objectives of the pilot study were to: • Demonstrate the benefits of using appropriate decision analytic methods and value of information analysis to inform research recommendations. • Establish the feasibility and resource implications of applying these methods in a timely way, to inform NICE. • Identify critical issues and methodological challenges to the use of value of information methods for research recommendations (with particular regard to the new reference case as a suitable basis for this type of analysis).

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Paper provided by Centre for Health Economics, University of York in its series Working Papers with number 004cherp.

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Length: 126 pages
Date of creation: Jun 2005
Handle: RePEc:chy:respap:4cherp
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