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Using Cost-Effectiveness Analysis to Improve Health CareOpportunities and barriers$
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Peter J. Neumann

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780195171860

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171860.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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Using Cost-Effectiveness Analysis to Improve Health Care
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Peter J. Neumann

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171860.003.0001

This introductory chapter describes the motivation for the book. It notes that the book is motivated by the thought that an inquiry into the uses and non-uses of CEA will yield important lessons about the nature of the resistance, and about ways to advance the field. It also states that a secondary impetus is the idea that how a nation uses CEA offers a prism through which to understand the collective values underlying its health care system.

Keywords:   cost-effectiveness analysis, CEA, economic evaluation, health care

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