- An empiric estimate of the value of life: updating the renal dialysis cost-effectiveness standardChris P Lee
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Value Health 12:80-7. 2009..The frequently used ratio for dialysis has, however, not been updated to reflect more recently available data on dialysis...
- Cost-effectiveness of frequent in-center hemodialysisChris P Lee
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
J Am Soc Nephrol 19:1792-7. 2008..In conclusion, given the extraordinarily high costs of the ESRD program, the viability of more frequent hemodialysis strategies depends on significant improvements in the economic model underlying the delivery of hemodialysis...
- A simulation model to estimate the cost and effectiveness of alternative dialysis initiation strategiesChris P Lee
Operations and Information Management Department, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
Med Decis Making 26:535-49. 2006..An improved policy for a hypothetical patient was derived using an optimization algorithm. CONCLUSION: The model produces reliable results and is robust. It enables the cost-effectiveness analysis of dialysis strategies...