Collecting unit cost data in multicentre studies

  title={Collecting unit cost data in multicentre studies},
  author={Sarah Wordsworth and Anne Ludbrook and Fergus J. Caskey and Alison Macleod},
  journal={The European Journal of Health Economics},
International comparisons of health care systems and services have created increased interest in the comparability of cost results. This study compared top-down and bottom-up approaches to collecting unit cost data across centres in the context of examining the cost-effectiveness of dialysis therapy across Europe. The study tested whether health care technologies in different countries can be costed using consistent and transparent methods to increase the comparability of results. There was… CONTINUE READING


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