12 questions found.

CEA studies may be prospective studies or modelled studies

CEA studies may be prospective studies or modelled studies. Would economic evaluations be called “modelled studies” (clinical outcome is taken from systematic review and meta-analysis) rather than collecting primary data to measure clinical outcomes? If data for clinical outcome is collected, sh...

Asked: 27 Feb 2017  |   1254  |   1

Sample size for economic evaluation

There are always concern for calculating power and sample size in economic evaluation, whether the number of samples is representative enough and the result could be generalized to the population. Is there any standard method for sample size calculation in economic evaluation? And whether the method...

Asked: 14 Mar 2018  |   1855  |   3

Expected Value of Perfect Information

How useful really is Expected Value of Perfect Information as an additional analysis to support decision-making for the healthcare system? Are there settings/countries now who are conducting this as part of their standard analysis to complement the results of cost effectiveness analysis?

Asked: 30 May 2018  |   1031  |   2

Using DALY in modelling

Hello there, I am Amanuel from Ethiopia. I am conducting a thesis paper in cost effectiveness of HIV testing modalities and assisting others in economic evaluation. In my work, we conduct our research using decision tree modelling and Markov modelling. How should DALY be used for decision tree model...

Asked: 31 Jul 2018  |   1334  |   3

WHO threshold report for outcomes other than DALY

Hello there. I am conducting a thesis on CEA. my outcome report is in cost per HIV positive client identified. The WHO threshold recommend GDP per capita compared with cost per DALY averted. I saw one study report their finding in cost per positive client identified and compare it with the country'...

Asked: 21 Aug 2018  |   1225  |   3

Economic evaluation of managed equipment services project in Kenya

Hi, I am developing my thesis proposal and would like to measure the health and economic benefits of a the government programme known as managed equipment services vide:

Asked: 29 Dec 2018  |   3952  |   3

tools or instrument or scale

Hi we are going to make a change in some health care programs, now i'm looking for some valid tools, scales,...which can help to assess cost-effectiveness of new program. I want to assess cost-effectiveness of new program based on it's needed equipment, facilities, employees, and space. Is there ...

Asked: 10 Apr 2019  |   848  |   2

how to conduct an economic evaluation of already existing program?

There is a program in my country which have started a decade ago. The government want to conduct economic evaluation of that program in a health facility. The program has both curative and preventive interventions for primary health care (vaccination, de-worming, family health, health education and ...

Asked: 13 Apr 2019  |   924  |   2

Plotting ICER result on cost-effectiveness plane and putting PSA in CEAC

Dear Expert, I have values for both the incremental cost and incremental DALY/QALY. How do I put them on cost-effectiveness plane or how do I plot them in graph, so that I get nice graph showing ICER result on cost-effectiveness plane? number 2: I have all the values from PSA. How do I put them in ...

Asked: 05 Jun 2019  |   1118  |   2

Choice of journal for publication

Which journal should I go for a publication of research on Economic evaluation of vaccine?

Asked: 24 Jun 2019  |   943  |   3

Capacity to pay calculation

Dear all, I am having some difficulties in the calculation of capacity to pay to estimate catastrophic health expenditure. These were the steps I followed in Stata 16. ****Capacity to pay calculation********* STEP 1: Generate the food expenditure share (share_FE_CTP) for each household by dividing...

Asked: 18 Sep 2019  |   792  |   1

How to transfer distribution of probability parameter from 5 years into 1 year

Dear Dr and Prof, I'm trying to find probability parameters for my model of chronic hepatitis B. However, most study I found come from observational studies, with different duration of follow-up . In my model, I need the probability and the parameters for beta distribution (alpha, beta). And I don'...

Asked: 29 Feb 2020  |   749  |   3