Incorporating equity-efficiency interactions in cost-effectiveness analysis-three approaches applied to breast cancer control.

@article{Baeten2010IncorporatingEI,
  title={Incorporating equity-efficiency interactions in cost-effectiveness analysis-three approaches applied to breast cancer control.},
  author={Stefan A. Baeten and Rob Pm Baltussen and Carin A Uyl-de Groot and John F. P. Bridges and Louis Wilhelmus Niessen},
  journal={Value in health : the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={
          573-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND The past decade, medical technology assessment focused on cost-effectiveness analysis, yet there is an increasing need to consider equity implications of health interventions as well. This article addresses three equity-efficiency trade-off methods proposed in the literature. Moreover, it demonstrates their impact on cost-effectiveness analyses in current breast cancer control options for women of different age groups. METHODS We adapted an existing breast cancer model to estimate… CONTINUE READING
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