Gord Blackhouse

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Canadian cost-utility analysis of initiation and maintenance treatment with anti-TNF-α drugs for refractory Crohn's disease
    Gord Blackhouse
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Crohns Colitis 6:77-85. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Canadian cost- utility analysis of intravenous immunoglobulin for acute childhood idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
    Gord Blackhouse
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol 19:e166-78. 2012
  3. pmc Cost-utility of Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) compared with corticosteroids for the treatment of Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) in Canada
    Gord Blackhouse
    PATH Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 8:14. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint A note on the estimation of confidence intervals for cost-effectiveness when costs and effects are censored
    Gordon Blackhouse
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Med Decis Making 22:173-7. 2002
  5. doi request reprint A cost-effectiveness model comparing endovascular repair to open surgical repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms in Canada
    Gord Blackhouse
    Program for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Value Health 12:245-52. 2009
  6. pmc Effects of study design and trends for EVAR versus OSR
    Robert Hopkins
    Program for the Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, London Health Sciences Center, London, Ontario, Canada
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 4:1011-22. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Illustrating economic evaluation of diagnostic technologies: comparing Helicobacter pylori screening strategies in prevention of gastric cancer in Canada
    Feng Xie
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Radiol 6:317-23. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Health technology assessment and primary data collection for reducing uncertainty in decision making
    Ron Goeree
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Radiol 6:332-42. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Patient outcomes after anti TNF-alpha drugs for Crohn's disease
    Nazila Assasi
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, 25 Main Street West, Suite 2000 ON, Canada
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 10:163-75. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of elective endovascular repair compared with open surgical repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms for patients at a high surgical risk: A 1-year patient-level analysis conducted in Ontario, Canada
    Jean Eric Tarride
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Vasc Surg 48:779-87. 2008

Detail Information

Publications52

  1. doi request reprint Canadian cost-utility analysis of initiation and maintenance treatment with anti-TNF-α drugs for refractory Crohn's disease
    Gord Blackhouse
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Crohns Colitis 6:77-85. 2012
    ..However, these medications are quite expensive. The objective of this study is to evaluate the cost-utility of two anti-TNF-α drugs (infliximab, adalimumab) for refractory CD...
  2. ncbi request reprint Canadian cost- utility analysis of intravenous immunoglobulin for acute childhood idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
    Gord Blackhouse
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol 19:e166-78. 2012
    ..Treatment options for acute childhood ITP include splenectomy, corticosteroids, and blood products such as intravenous immunoglobulin...
  3. pmc Cost-utility of Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) compared with corticosteroids for the treatment of Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) in Canada
    Gord Blackhouse
    PATH Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 8:14. 2010
    ..The objective of the paper is to evaluate, from a Canadian perspective, the cost-effectiveness of IVIG compared to corticosteroid treatment of CIDP...
  4. ncbi request reprint A note on the estimation of confidence intervals for cost-effectiveness when costs and effects are censored
    Gordon Blackhouse
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Med Decis Making 22:173-7. 2002
    ..The authors address the joint problem of estimating ICER precision in the presence of censoring...
  5. doi request reprint A cost-effectiveness model comparing endovascular repair to open surgical repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms in Canada
    Gord Blackhouse
    Program for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Value Health 12:245-52. 2009
    ..EVAR is less invasive than OR, and therefore may have less surgical risk than OR. However, the graft used for EVAR is much more expensive then the graft used for OR...
  6. pmc Effects of study design and trends for EVAR versus OSR
    Robert Hopkins
    Program for the Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, London Health Sciences Center, London, Ontario, Canada
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 4:1011-22. 2008
    ..Finally, we investigate trends over time in EVAR versus OSR outcomes...
  7. doi request reprint Illustrating economic evaluation of diagnostic technologies: comparing Helicobacter pylori screening strategies in prevention of gastric cancer in Canada
    Feng Xie
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Radiol 6:317-23. 2009
    ..The aim of this paper is to present an economic evaluation of diagnostic technologies using Helicobacter pylori screening strategies for the prevention of gastric cancer as an illustration...
  8. doi request reprint Health technology assessment and primary data collection for reducing uncertainty in decision making
    Ron Goeree
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Radiol 6:332-42. 2009
    ..Most tools used to assist with evidence-based decision making focus on clinical outcomes...
  9. doi request reprint Patient outcomes after anti TNF-alpha drugs for Crohn's disease
    Nazila Assasi
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, 25 Main Street West, Suite 2000 ON, Canada
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 10:163-75. 2010
    ..The review further considers the evidence for the harms and benefits associated with switching from one anti-TNF-alpha agent to another and strategies to optimize the timing of therapy...
  10. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of elective endovascular repair compared with open surgical repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms for patients at a high surgical risk: A 1-year patient-level analysis conducted in Ontario, Canada
    Jean Eric Tarride
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Vasc Surg 48:779-87. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the cost-effectiveness and cost-utility of elective endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) compared with open surgical repair (OSR) in patients at a high risk of surgical complications...
  11. doi request reprint Results of a model analysis to estimate cost utility and value of information for intravenous immunoglobulin in Canadian adults with chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura
    Feng Xie
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Ther 31:1082-91; discussion 1066-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this work was to estimate the cost-effectiveness of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) compared with oral prednisone as a treatment for Canadian adults with persistent chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Universal or targeted screening for fetal alcohol exposure: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Robert B Hopkins
    Program for Assessment of Technology in Health, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, 25 Main Street West, Suite 2000, Hamilton, Ontario, L8P 2A1, Canada
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:510-9. 2008
    ..In this article, we compared the costs of testing meconium for alcohol exposure in newborns with the lifetime benefits of early detection and intervention...
  13. doi request reprint Conditionally funded field evaluations and practical trial design within a health technology assessment framework
    James M Bowen
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Radiol 6:324-31. 2009
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  14. doi request reprint In search of the evidentiary foundation of published Canadian economic evaluations (2001-06)
    Jean Eric Tarride
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, 25 Main Street West, Suite 2000, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1H1, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 25:214-21. 2009
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  15. doi request reprint Economic evaluations conducted by Canadian health technology assessment agencies: where do we stand?
    Jean Eric Tarride
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, 25 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 24:437-44. 2008
    ..To examine the production of Health Technology Assessments (HTAs) with economic evaluations (EEs) conducted by Canadian HTA agencies...
  16. ncbi request reprint The excess burden of rheumatoid arthritis in Ontario, Canada
    Jean Eric Tarride
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:18-24. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the excess burden of RA in Ontario, the largest province in Canada...
  17. doi request reprint Impact of the 1997 Canadian guidelines on the conduct of Canadian-based economic evaluations in the published literature
    Morgan E Lim
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Value Health 13:328-34. 2010
    ..To assess the impact of the 1997 Canadian guidelines on the methods and presentation of economic evaluations conducted from a Canadian perspective in the published literature...
  18. doi request reprint A review of methods used in long-term cost-effectiveness models of diabetes mellitus treatment
    Jean Eric Tarride
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, 25 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Pharmacoeconomics 28:255-77. 2010
    ..Future research should continue to compare economic models for diabetes treatment in terms of clinical outcomes, costs and QALYs when applicable...
  19. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of reducing wait times for cataract surgery in Ontario
    Robert B Hopkins
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, and the Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Can J Ophthalmol 43:213-7. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to use queuing models to determine the cost-effectiveness of reducing, to target levels, wait times for cataract surgery at the provincial level within 1 to 10 years by increasing treatment volumes...
  20. doi request reprint Economic evaluation of drug-eluting stents compared to bare metal stents using a large prospective study in Ontario
    Ron Goeree
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 25:196-207. 2009
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  21. doi request reprint Using health technology assessment to support evidence-based decision-making in Canada: an academic perspective
    Feng Xie
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 11:513-21. 2011
    ..Some issues and challenges are also highlighted that will hopefully stimulate a broader discussion among HTA stakeholders to move HTA forward...
  22. pmc Should endovascular repair be reimbursed for low risk abdominal aortic aneurysm patients? Evidence from ontario, Canada
    Jean Eric Tarride
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8P 1H1
    Int J Vasc Med 2011:308685. 2011
    ..Conclusions. Despite a similar clinical effectiveness, these results suggest that, at the current price, EVAR is more expensive than open repair for low risk patients...
  23. doi request reprint Triple therapy for the management of COPD: a review
    Kathryn Gaebel
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1H1
    COPD 8:206-43. 2011
    ..There is insufficient evidence to determine if triple therapy is superior to dual bronchodilator therapy...
  24. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of 64-slice CT angiography compared to conventional coronary angiography based on a coverage with evidence development study in Ontario
    Ron Goeree
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, ON L8P 1H1, Canada
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 13:675-90. 2013
    ..Conventional coronary angiography (CCA) is the standard diagnostic for coronary artery disease (CAD), but multi-detector computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA) is a non-invasive alternative...
  25. ncbi request reprint Transferability of economic evaluations: approaches and factors to consider when using results from one geographic area for another
    Ron Goeree
    St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:671-82. 2007
    ..However, inappropriate transferability of economic data can provide misleading results and lead to an inefficient use of scarce health care resources...
  26. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of catheter ablation strategies for rhythm control in patients with atrial fibrillation: a meta-analysis
    Nazila Assasi
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8P 1H1
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 35:259-75. 2012
    ..Ablation of additional sites has been used to increase the efficacy of ablation procedures in restoring and maintaining normal sinus rhythm...
  27. doi request reprint Approaches for economic evaluations of health care technologies
    Jean Eric Tarride
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Radiol 6:307-16. 2009
    ..This review improves upon the previous educational papers published in radiologic journals, as it covers recent methodologic advances regarding the treatment of uncertainty...
  28. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of Helicobacter pylori screening in prevention of gastric cancer in Chinese
    Feng Xie
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 24:87-95. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the costs and effectiveness associated with no screening, Helicobacter pylori serology screening, and the 13C-urea breath test (UBT) for gastric cancer in the Chinese population...
  29. pmc Photodynamic therapy for Barrett's esophagus with high-grade dysplasia: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Dan Comay
    Department of Medicine, Divison of Gastroenterology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 21:217-22. 2007
    ..To assess the cost-effectiveness of photodynamic therapy (PDT) and esophagectomy (ESO) relative to surveillance (SURV) for patients with Barrett's esophagus (BE) and high-grade dysplasia (HGD)...
  30. pmc Cost-utility analysis of infliximab and adalimumab for refractory ulcerative colitis
    Feng Xie
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 7:20. 2009
    ..To evaluate cost-utility of infliximab and adalimumab for the treatment of moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis (UC) refractory to conventional therapies in Canada...
  31. doi request reprint General population versus disease-specific event rate and cost estimates: potential bias for economic appraisals
    Ron Goeree
    Programs for the Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, 25 Main St W, Suite 2000, Hamilton, ON L8P 1H1, Canada
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 10:379-84. 2010
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Oseltamivir for treatment of influenza in healthy adults: pooled trial evidence and cost-effectiveness model for Canada
    Bernie J O'Brien
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Value Health 6:116-25. 2003
    ..Oseltamivir (Tamiflu) is a neuraminidase inhibitor-a new class of antiviral treatment for influenza where efficacy and safety has been established but cost-effectiveness is unknown...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of rhythm versus rate control in atrial fibrillation
    Deborah A Marshall
    Center for Evaluation of Medicine, McMaster University and St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 141:653-61. 2004
    ..Consequently, economic factors often play a role in guiding treatment selection...
  34. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness and cost-utility of long-term management strategies for heartburn
    Ron Goeree
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1G6, Canada
    Value Health 5:312-28. 2002
    ..To compare the expected costs and outcomes of seven alternative long-term primary care strategies for the management of patients with moderate-to-severe heartburn over a 1-year period...
  35. ncbi request reprint A view from the bridge: agreement between the SF-6D utility algorithm and the Health Utilities Index
    Bernie J O'Brien
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Canada
    Health Econ 12:975-81. 2003
    ..The Health Utilities Index, mark 3 (HUI3) is a valid and reliable multi-attribute health utility scale that is widely used. We assessed within-subject agreement between SF-6D utilities and those from HUI3...
  36. doi request reprint Do different decision-analytic modeling approaches produce different results? A systematic review of cross-validation studies
    Bernice Tsoi
    Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 25 Main Street West, Suite 2000 Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1H1, Canada
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 15:451-63. 2015
    ..Empirical evidence on the remaining criteria is limited. Greater discussion will therefore be necessary to promote a deeper understanding of the benefits and limits to each modeling approach. ..
  37. pmc Managing multiple projects: a literature review of setting priorities and a pilot survey of healthcare researchers in an academic setting
    Robert Borden Hopkins
    Program for the Assessment of Technology in Health, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Perspect Health Inf Manag 4:4. 2007
    ..To summarize and then assess with a pilot study the use of published best practice recommendations for priority setting during management of multiple healthcare research projects, in a resource-constrained environment...
  38. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of the Edwards SAPIEN transcatheter heart valve compared with standard management and surgical aortic valve replacement in patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis: a Canadian perspective
    Brett Doble
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:52-60.e3. 2013
    ....
  39. pmc Epilepsy care in ontario: an economic analysis of increasing access to epilepsy surgery
    James M Bowen
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Ont Health Technol Assess Ser 12:1-41. 2012
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of alternative treatments for women with osteoporosis in Canada
    Ron Goeree
    Program for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:1425-36. 2006
    ..During the years following menopause, estrogen levels decline leading to accelerated bone loss and an increased risk of osteoporosis and osteoporosis-related fractures...
  41. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of physiologic pacing: results of the Canadian Health Economic Assessment of Physiologic Pacing
    Bernie J O'Brien
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Heart Rhythm 2:270-5. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the cost-effectiveness of physiologic pacemakers...
  42. doi request reprint Principles of good modeling practice in healthcare cost-effectiveness studies
    Ron Goeree
    McMaster University, Program for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatics, McMaster University, 25 Main Street West, Suite 2000, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1H1, Canada
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 4:189-98. 2004
    ..Users of modeling studies should be familiar with these principles in order to correctly appraise studies for their applicability, validity and interpretability...
  43. pmc Cost analysis of multiplex PCR testing for diagnosing respiratory virus infections
    James B Mahony
    Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2812-7. 2009
    ..We conclude that the use of the xTAG RVP test is the least costly strategy for the diagnosis of respiratory virus infections in children and would generate a significant savings for hospitals...
  44. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of rivastigmine in patients with Parkinson's disease dementia
    Andrew R Willan
    SickKids Research Institute and Department of Public Health Sciences, Programme in Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pharmacoeconomics 24:93-106. 2006
    ..Patient-level healthcare utilisation data were also collected, and this report is the economic evaluation based on these data...
  45. doi request reprint The Integrated Comprehensive Care Program: A Novel Home Care Initiative After Major Thoracic Surgery
    Yaron Shargall
    St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 28:574-582. 2016
    ....
  46. pmc Capsule Endoscopy in the Assessment of Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding: An Economic Analysis
    S Palimaka
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Ont Health Technol Assess Ser 15:1-32. 2015
    ..In Ontario, capsule endoscopy is a diagnostic option for patients whose findings on esophagogastroduodenoscopy, colonoscopy, and push enteroscopy have been negative (i.e., the source of bleeding was not found)...
  47. pmc Colon Capsule Endoscopy for the Detection of Colorectal Polyps: An Economic Analysis
    Stefan Palimaka
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health PATH Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Ont Health Technol Assess Ser 15:1-43. 2015
    ..Most cases of colorectal cancer are preventable through early diagnosis and the removal of precancerous polyps. Colon capsule endoscopy is a non-invasive test for detecting colorectal polyps...
  48. ncbi request reprint Methods for patient-level costing in the VA system: are they applicable to Canada?
    Gordon Blackhouse
    McMaster University, St Joseph s Hospital
    Med Care Res Rev 60:142S-145S. 2003
  49. ncbi request reprint Assessing the impact of censoring of costs and effects on health-care decision-making: an example using the Atrial Fibrillation Follow-up Investigation of Rhythm Management (AFFIRM) study
    Elisabeth Fenwick
    University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Value Health 11:365-75. 2008
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Economics methods in the Clinical Outcomes Utilizing percutaneous coronary Revascularization and Aggressive Guideline-driven drug Evaluation (COURAGE) trial
    William S Weintraub
    Atlanta VA Medical Center, Decatur, GA, USA
    Am Heart J 151:1180-5. 2006
    ..A multilevel regression model will assess cost-effectiveness from a net benefit perspective. These approaches should provide the most detailed assessment available of the cost-effectiveness of PCI for coronary artery disease...
  51. ncbi request reprint Thinking outside the box: recent advances in the analysis and presentation of uncertainty in cost-effectiveness studies
    Andrew H Briggs
    Health Economics Research Centre, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF, United Kingdom
    Annu Rev Public Health 23:377-401. 2002
    ..Finally, we outline some of the challenges for future research in this area-particularly in relation to the appropriate use of Bayesian methods and methods for analyzing costs that are typically skewed and often incomplete...