Applied Methods of Cost-benefit Analysis in Health Care

Paperback | July 7, 2010

EditorEmma McIntosh, Philip Clarke, Emma J. Frew

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This book provides the reader with a comprehensive set of instructions and examples of how to perform a cost-benefit analysis (CBA) of a health intervention. Developed out of a course run by Jordan Louviere at the University of Technology, Sydney, entitled An Introduction to Stated PreferenceDiscrete Choice Modelling it has a particular focus on the use of stated preference survey methods to identify consumer preference data, as well as the use of recent developments in cost-effectiveness analysis within a CBA framework. In doing so, the most up to date methodologies for CBA arecompiled in a comprehensive manner with the aim of advancing the methodology of CBA in healthcare.About the Series:Series editors Alastair Gray and Andrew BriggsEconomic evaluation of health intervention is a growing specialist field, and this series of practical handbooks tackles, in depth, topics superficially addressed in more general economics books. Each volume includes illustrative material, case histories and worked examples to encourage the readerto apply the methods discussed, with supporting material provided online. The series is aimed at health economists in academia, the pharmaceutical industry and the health sector, those on advanced health economics courses, and health researchers in associated fields.

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This book provides the reader with a comprehensive set of instructions and examples of how to perform a cost-benefit analysis (CBA) of a health intervention. Developed out of a course run by Jordan Louviere at the University of Technology, Sydney, entitled An Introduction to Stated PreferenceDiscrete Choice Modelling it has a particula...

Dr Emma McIntosh joined the Health Economics Research Centre in August 2000. Emma has an MSc in Health Economics and a PhD in Economics. Prior to joining HERC Emma worked in the Health Economics Research Unit at the University of Aberdeen developing and applying stated preference discrete choice methods in health economics as well as ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:276 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:July 7, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199237123

ISBN - 13:9780199237128

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Series prefaceContributorsWeb resourcesAcknowledgements1. Emma McIntosh: Introduction2. Philip Clarke: Methods for evaluating health and healthcare - underlying theory and implications for practical application3. Emma McIntosh: Shadow pricing in healthcare cost benefit analyses4. Emma McIntosh: Costing methodology for applied cost-benefit analysis in healthcare5. F. Reed Johnson and W.L. (Vic) Adamowicz: Valuation and cost-benefit analysis in health and environmental economics6. Emma Frew: Benefit assessment for CBA studies in healthcare using CV methods7. Emma Frew: Benefit assessment for CBA studies in healthcare: A guide to carrying out a stated preference willingness to pay survey in healthcare8. Emma McIntosh, Alastair Gray, Mathias Haefeli, Achim Elfering, Atul Sukthankar and Norbert Boos: Applied cost-benefit analysis in healthcare: An empirical application in spinal surgery9. Philip Clarke: Using revealed preference methods to value healthcare - the travel cost approach10. Richard Carson and Jordan Louviere: Experimental design and the estimation of willingness to pay in choice experiments for health policy evaluation11. Jordan Louviere and Denzil G. Fiebig: Benefit assessment for CBA studies in health care using discrete choice experiments: Estimating welfare in a health care setting12. Emma McIntosh: A practical guide to reporting and presenting stated preference discrete choice experiment results in CBA studies in healthcare13. Emma McIntosh, W.L. (Vic) Adamowicz and F. Reed Johnson: The relevance of cost-benefit analysis in healthcare: concluding comments