Health-care decision-making processes in Latin America: Problems and prospects for the use of economic evaluation

  title={Health-care decision-making processes in Latin America: Problems and prospects for the use of economic evaluation},
  author={Cynthia P Iglesias and Michael F Drummond and Joan Rovira},
  journal={International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care},
  pages={1 - 14}
Objectives: The use of economic evaluation studies (EE) in the decision-making process within the health-care system of nine Latin American (LA) and three European countries was investigated. The aim was to identify the opportunities, obstacles, and changes needed to facilitate the introduction of EE as a formal tool in health-care decision-making processes in LA. Methods: A comparative study was conducted based on existing literature and information provided through a questionnaire applied to… 

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