The art and science of incorporating cost effectiveness
into evidence-based recommendations for clinical preventive services.
McCrary and others emphasize that the best (most reliable and most economic) solutions encompass a range of device/media types to deliver the optimum solution for ease of use, scalability and cost effectiveness
Maintenance Painting of Steel Structures in Pulp and Paper Mills--A Program Approach for Maximum Cost Effectiveness
If payers had an independent evaluation of cost effectiveness
from the FDA, it could make coverage decisions easier and faster--providing cost-effective drugs a smoother path toward entry into the marketplace.
The effect of a patient's risk-taking attitude on the cost effectiveness
of testing strategies in the evaluation of pulmonary lesions.
For example, in a 1998 discussion of screening mammography, Rosenquist and Lindfors stated, "Studies have shown that the cost effectiveness
for screening mammography is similar to other generally accepted medical procedures.
In today's booming economy, the cost effectiveness
of any expansion strategy can be greatly enhanced with a thorough understanding of the tax and nontax incentives available from state and local governments.
Building upon a general and consistent definition of cost effectiveness
that can be embraced by decisionmakers in a variety of health care settings, the book supplies all levels of provider management with innovative tools and perspectives for achieving better clinical outcomes while managing costs.
For managed care to improve the cost effectiveness
, efficacy, and quality of health care, it cannot be bogged down by inspection and reproach, typified by the UR/UM procedures in the third phase.
often disappears with widening patient indications and increasing utilization.