Economic evaluation of diagnostic technology. Methodological challenges and viable solutions.

@article{Sassi1997EconomicEO,
  title={Economic evaluation of diagnostic technology. Methodological challenges and viable solutions.},
  author={Franco Sassi and Martin Mckee and James A. Roberts},
  journal={International journal of technology assessment in health care},
  year={1997},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={
          613-30
        }
}
The principles of economic evaluation are increasingly accepted by clinicians and policy makers as evidence from a significant number of studies becomes available to support their decisions. However, methods of assessment still need to be improved. This paper reports a comprehensive review of methodological challenges in the economic evaluation of diagnostic technology, where such challenges are more evident. This review formed the basis for a prioritized research agenda, with four main areas… CONTINUE READING

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