Economic methods for valuing the outcomes of genetic testing: beyond cost-effectiveness analysis

@article{Grosse2008EconomicMF,
  title={Economic methods for valuing the outcomes of genetic testing: beyond cost-effectiveness analysis},
  author={Scott D Grosse and Sarah Wordsworth and Katherine Payne},
  journal={Genetics in Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={10},
  pages={648-654}
}
Genetic testing in health care can provide information to help with disease prediction, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment. Assessing the clinical utility of genetic testing requires a process to value and weight different outcomes. This article discusses the relative merits of different economic measures and methods to inform recommendations relative to genetic testing for risk of disease, including cost-effectiveness analysis and cost-benefit analysis. Cost-effectiveness analyses refer to… CONTINUE READING

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