Author Archives: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation

Lifetime cost-effectiveness analysis of intraoperative radiation therapy versus external beam…

To date no one has examined the quality of life and direct costs of care in treating early stage breast cancer with adjunct intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) versus external beam radiation therapy (EBRT)…

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Disease control programme support costs: an update of WHO-CHOICE methodology, price databases…

Estimating health care costs, either in the context of understanding resource utilization in the implementation of a health plan, or in the context of economic evaluation, has become a common activity of healt…

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Access criteria for anti-TNF agents in spondyloarthritis: influence on comparative 1-year…

Anti-tumor necrosis factor (anti-TNF) agents are an effective, but costly, treatment for spondyloarthritis (SpA).

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Cost effectiveness of vildagliptin versus glimepiride as add-on treatment to metformin for the…

This study was designed to assess the cost-effectiveness of vildagliptin versus glimepiride as add-on to metformin in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients in the Greek healthcare setting.

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Cost-effectiveness of human papillomavirus vaccination in Germany

The aim of this study was to assess the cost-effectiveness of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination in addition to the current cervical cancer screening programme in Germany using a dynamic transmission model.

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Cost-effectiveness analysis of a universal mass vaccination program with a PHiD-CV 2+1 schedule…

Currently, two pediatric pneumococcal conjugate vaccines are available in the private market of Malaysia—13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) and pneumococcal polysaccharide and non-typeable Haemophil…

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Public engagement in setting healthcare priorities: a ranking exercise in Cyprus

In countries such as Cyprus the financial crisis and the recession have severely affected the funding and priority setting of the health care system.

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Estimating the cost-effectiveness of daclatasvir + sofosbuvir versus sofosbuvir + ribavirin…

As treatments for chronic hepatitis C are moving away from interferon-containing regimens, the most appropriate allocation of resources to higher cost, interferon-free, direct-acting antiviral (DAA) regimens n…

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Cost effectiveness of pre-referral antimalarial treatment in severe malaria among children in…

In 2013, 78% of malaria deaths occurred in children aged 5 years and below, in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Cost-effectiveness of cervical cancer screening and preventative cryotherapy at an HIV…

This study evaluated the potential cost-effectiveness of cervical cancer screening in HIV treatment clinics in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Modeling the potential impact of emerging innovations on achievement of Sustainable Development…

Innovations that improve the affordability, accessibility, or effectiveness of health care played a major role in the Millennium Development Goal achievements and will be critical for reaching the ambitious ne…

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Cost-effectiveness analysis of the nine-valent HPV vaccine in Italy

In Italy HPV vaccination with the quadrivalent vaccine (Gardasil®) is offered actively and free of charge to girls aged 12 since 2007.

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Cost-effectiveness analysis of malaria interventions using disability adjusted life years: a…

Malaria continues to be a public health problem despite past and on-going control efforts.

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Cost-effectiveness analysis of the diarrhea alleviation through zinc and oral rehydration…

This study evaluates the cost-effectiveness of the DAZT program for scaling up treatment of acute child diarrhea in Gujarat India using a net-benefit regression framework.

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