Healthcare policy implications of heterogeneity of treatment effects.

  title={Healthcare policy implications of heterogeneity of treatment effects.},
  author={Michael J McLaughlin},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  volume={120 4 Suppl 1},
Heterogeneity of treatment effects (HTE) is a phenomenon wherein the same treatment produces different responses in different patients. Following scientific presentations at a conference on HTE in drug therapy, a roundtable panel discussed the policymaking implications of this phenomenon in the current healthcare environment. The presentation of evidence on HTE served as a backdrop for this more pragmatic, solutions-based discussion of how HTE should be addressed in light of the trend in… CONTINUE READING