Special Issue "Societal Perspectives in Economic Analyses and Real-World Cost-Effectiveness Studies in Cancer"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 March 2022) | Viewed by 10196
Interests: patients’ out-of-pocket costs; financial toxicity; patient and caregiver lost income; economic evaluation; health policy
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The economic evaluation of health technologies for cancer is frequently seen in the literature, but not all economic perspectives are seen with the same frequency. Although a health system perspective is commonly used to address the needs of the payer, these analyses tend to ignore the broader impact on patients. In order to understand these broader perspectives, economic evaluations need to include other effects, such as patient out-of-pocket costs, travel costs, lost income for patients and caregivers, and their combined impacts on quality of life.
Similarly, the majority of cost-effectiveness analyses in cancer are based on clinical trials, which typically lack generalizability. Additional analyses that examine cost-effectiveness in real-world settings by using government and private payer databases or modeling techniques allow readers to understand whether trial-based cost-effectiveness aligns with the results seen after technology approval.
In this Special Issue we encourage those with ongoing work in these areas to submit their manuscripts. The intent is to give priority to manuscripts that meet one or both of the above listed foci. We also encourage indigenous population analyses if available in your datasets
Dr. Christopher J. Longo
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- real-world outcomes
- societal perspective
- economic evaluation
- out-of-pocket costs
- patient income loss