evaluation that can help us decide which
treatment if any might be most likely to meet this requirement. These are:
iv) cost-utility evaluations.
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In this chapter, we will focus on cost-effectiveness and cost-utility
evaluations, as these are the most recommended methods for economic
evaluations in England (NICE method guide, 2013).
Cost-eﬀectiveness evaluation: This type of analysis looks at differences in
the costs and health benefits of two or more
the study will be disseminated to interested parties.
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health care managers
and policy makers
(e.g. NHS England)
(e.g. NICE and the
Department of Health)
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Key audiences implicated in this process usually include:
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Each of these audiences may be