BCEA: An R Package for Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

  title={BCEA: An R Package for Cost-Effectiveness Analysis},
  author={Nathan Green and Anna Heath and Gianluca Baio},
  journal={J. Open Source Softw.},
We describe in detail how to perform health economic cost-effectiveness analyses (CEA) using the R package BCEA (Bayesian Cost-Effectiveness Analysis). CEA consist of analytic approaches for combining costs and health consequences of intervention(s). These help to understand how much an intervention may cost (per unit of health gained) compared to an alternative intervention, such as a control or status quo. For resource allocation, a decision maker may wish to know if an intervention is cost… 

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