Whose costs and benefits? Why economic evaluations should simulate both prevalent and all future incident patient cohorts.
Medical Decision Making
Most health technology economic evaluations simulate only the prevalent cohort or the next incident cohort of patients. They therefore do not capture all future patient-related benefits and costs.
The final version of this paper has been published in Medical Decision Making, Vol 30 Issue 4, Jul/Aug 2010 by SAGE Publications Ltd, All rights reserved. © Martin Hoyle, 2010. It is available at: http://mdm.sagepub.com/content/30/4/426
Medical Decision Making, 2010, Vol. 30, Issue 4, pp. 426 - 437
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