Value in Health: New Concepts for Health Care Decision Making

Value in Health
Vol 15 | No. 4 | June 2012

New Concepts for Health Care Decision Making
Individual Decisions and Social Value: A Conceptual Framework to Explore Alternative Decision Making Approaches and the Value of Heterogeneity in the Era of Individualized Care
The value of understanding and incorporating heterogeneity in decisions based on cost-effectiveness has been matter of growing interest in healthcare. Recent contributions have been proposed to charac…
M.A. Espinoza, A. Manca, M.J. Sculpher, K. Claxton

Advancing the Methods of Cost-Effectiveness Analysis: Why It’s Time to Move on from ICERs and Thresholds
Cost-effectiveness analysis of health technologies typically involves the calculation of incremental cost-effectiveness ratios (ICERs). In some jurisdictions, decision makers compare these ICERs to an…
M. Paulden

Minimizing the Costs of Analyzing the Value of Health Research
Value-of-information (VOI) analysis can establish the expected benefits from health research. This typically involves the modeling of a disease and its treatment to fully characterize the uncertainty …
T. Hoomans, J. Seidenfeld, D. Meltzer A2

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis – Appropriate for All Situations?
Cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) is routinely proposed to inform decision making, where a new intervention is evaluated against standard of care and the incremental investment per effect is compared …
B. Standaert, O. Ethgen, R.A. Emerson

A Framework for Stakeholder Engagement in Comparative Effectiveness Research
Soliciting stakeholder input is becoming commonplace in comparative effectiveness research (CER), yet methods for stakeholder engagement in CER are evolving. Drawing from CMTP and University of Maryla…
D.M. Lavallee, P.J. Desai, C.D. Mullins, P.A.