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Reviewing the evidence to inform the population of cost-effectiveness models within health technology assessments.

Kaltenthaler, Eva, Tappenden, Paul and Paisley, Suzy (2012) Reviewing the evidence to inform the population of cost-effectiveness models within health technology assessments. HEDS Discussion Paper, 12/07. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Health technology assessments (HTA) typically require the development of a cost- effectiveness model which necessitates the collection of information, in addition to clinical effectiveness evidence, to populate the model parameters. The reviewing activity associated with model development should be transparent and reproducible but can result in a tension between being both timely and systematic. Little procedural guidance exists in this area. The purpose of this paper is to provide guidance, informed by focus groups on what might constitute a systematic and transparent approach to reviewing information to populate model parameters where little procedural guidance exists.

Item Type: Article
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health (Sheffield) > School of Health and Related Research (Sheffield) > Health Economics and Decision Science > HEDS Discussion Paper Series
Depositing User: ScHARR / HEDS (Sheffield)
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2012 14:47
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2014 12:36
Status: Unpublished
Publisher: School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), University of Sheffield
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/43924

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