Element card for assessment element E0008 in HTA Core Model Application for Screening Technologies 1.0 application

E. Costs and economic evaluation


What is the method of analysis?


Clinical trials usually compare a limited number of screening options over a relatively short time horizon and it is unlikely that trial data will inform all relevant aspects of a screening programme. Decision analytic models provide a structure for synthezising information from various sources as well as analysing how the uncertainty affects the results.


Guidelines for economic evaluation of Health Technologies: Canada, 3rd edition, 2006, Guidelines for Pharmacoeconomic Evaluations in Belgium, 2008