English, Article edition: Modelling in Health Economic Evaluation: What is its Place? What is its Value? Alan Brennan; Ron Akehurst

User activity

Share to:
 
Bookmark: http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/93694
Physical Description
  • article
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Modelling in Health Economic Evaluation: What is its Place? What is its Value?
Author
  • Alan Brennan
  • Ron Akehurst
Physical Description
  • article
Notes
  • This paper itemises the current and developing roles of modelling in health economic evaluation and discusses its value in each role. We begin by noting the emptiness of the dichotomy that some commentators have sought to create between modelling and controlled trials as mechanisms for informing decisions. Both are necessary parts of the armoury. Recent literature discussions are examined and the accelerating prevalence of modelling is reported. The identified roles include: extrapolating outcomes to the longer term; adjusting for prognostic factors in trials; translating from intermediate to final outcomes; extending analysis to the relevant comparators; generalising from specific trial populations to the full target group for an intervention and to other settings and countries; systematic sensitivity analyses; and the use of modelling for the design and prioritisation of future trials. Roles are illustrated with 20 recent examples, mostly from within our own work analysing new or contentious interventions for the Trent Development and Evaluation Committee, which is planned to be incorporated into the UK National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE). Each role discussed has been essential at some point in this policy-making forum. Finally, the importance of quality assurance, critical review and validity testing is reiterated and there are some observations on processes to ensure probity and quality.
  • Modelling, Pharmacoeconomics
  • RePEc:wkh:phecon:v:17:y:2000:i:5:p:445-459
Language
  • English
Contributed by
OAIster

Get this edition

  • Set up My libraries

    How do I set up "My libraries"?

    In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen.

  • All (1)
  • Unknown (1)
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.
None of your libraries hold this item.

User activity


e.g. test cricket, Perth (WA), "Parkes, Henry"

Separate different tags with a comma. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes.

Be the first to add a tag for this edition

Be the first to add this to a list

Comments and reviews

What are comments? Add a comment

No user comments or reviews for this version

Add a comment