Foreword Acknowledgments Second Panel on Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine First Panel on Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine Overview Introduction 1. Using Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Health and Medicine: Experiences since the Original Panel 2. Theoretical Foundations of Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Health and Medicine 3. Recommendations on Perspectives for the Reference Case 4. Designing a Cost-Effectiveness Analysis 5. Decision Models in Cost-Effectiveness Analysis 6. Identifying and Quantifying the Consequences of Interventions 7. Valuing Health Outcomes 8. Estimating Costs and Valuations of Non-Health Benefits in Cost-Effectiveness Analysis 9. Evidence Synthesis for Informing Cost-Effectiveness Analysis 10. Discounting in Cost-Effectiveness Analysis 11. Reflecting Uncertainty in Cost-Effectiveness Analysis 12. Ethical and Distributive Considerations 13. Reporting Cost-effectiveness Analyses Appendix: Summary of Recommendations by Chapter Worked Examples Overview of Worked Examples Worked Example 1: The Cost-Effectiveness of Treatment for Individuals with Alcohol Use Disorders: A Reference Case Analysis Worked Example 2: The Cost-Effectiveness of Home Palliative Care for Patients at the End of Life
Peter J. Neumann is Director of the Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, and Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Gillian D. Sanders is Director of the Duke Evidence Synthesis Group at the Duke Clinical Research Institute, and Professor of Medicine at Duke University. Louise B. Russell is Distinguished Professor, Institute for Health and Department of Economics, at Rutgers University. Joanna E. Siegel is Director of Dissemination and Implementation at Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), Washington, DC. Theodore G. Ganiats is Professor Emeritus, Health Services Research Center and Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, at University of California, San Diego.