By the same authors

From the same journal

From the same journal

The International Decision Support Initiative Reference Case for Economic Evaluation: An Aid to Thought

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Standard

The International Decision Support Initiative Reference Case for Economic Evaluation : An Aid to Thought. / Wilkinson, Thomas; Sculpher, Mark J; Claxton, Karl; Revill, Paul; Briggs, Andrew; Cairns, John A; Teerawattananon, Yot; Asfaw, Elias; Lopert, Ruth; Culyer, Anthony J; Walker, Damian G.

In: Value in Health, Vol. 19, No. 8, 12.2016, p. 921-928.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Harvard

Wilkinson, T, Sculpher, MJ, Claxton, K, Revill, P, Briggs, A, Cairns, JA, Teerawattananon, Y, Asfaw, E, Lopert, R, Culyer, AJ & Walker, DG 2016, 'The International Decision Support Initiative Reference Case for Economic Evaluation: An Aid to Thought', Value in Health, vol. 19, no. 8, pp. 921-928. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2016.04.015

APA

Wilkinson, T., Sculpher, M. J., Claxton, K., Revill, P., Briggs, A., Cairns, J. A., ... Walker, D. G. (2016). The International Decision Support Initiative Reference Case for Economic Evaluation: An Aid to Thought. Value in Health, 19(8), 921-928. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2016.04.015

Vancouver

Wilkinson T, Sculpher MJ, Claxton K, Revill P, Briggs A, Cairns JA et al. The International Decision Support Initiative Reference Case for Economic Evaluation: An Aid to Thought. Value in Health. 2016 Dec;19(8):921-928. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2016.04.015

Author

Wilkinson, Thomas ; Sculpher, Mark J ; Claxton, Karl ; Revill, Paul ; Briggs, Andrew ; Cairns, John A ; Teerawattananon, Yot ; Asfaw, Elias ; Lopert, Ruth ; Culyer, Anthony J ; Walker, Damian G. / The International Decision Support Initiative Reference Case for Economic Evaluation : An Aid to Thought. In: Value in Health. 2016 ; Vol. 19, No. 8. pp. 921-928.

Bibtex - Download

@article{d0bf054f74ea446398b303bd7df0a0a4,
title = "The International Decision Support Initiative Reference Case for Economic Evaluation: An Aid to Thought",
abstract = "BACKGROUND: Policymakers in high-, low-, and middle-income countries alike face challenging choices about resource allocation in health. Economic evaluation can be useful in providing decision makers with the best evidence of the anticipated benefits of new investments, as well as their expected opportunity costs-the benefits forgone of the options not chosen. To guide the decisions of health systems effectively, it is important that the methods of economic evaluation are founded on clear principles, are applied systematically, and are appropriate to the decision problems they seek to inform.METHODS: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a major funder of economic evaluations of health technologies in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), commissioned a {"}reference case{"} through the International Decision Support Initiative (iDSI) to guide future evaluations, and improve both the consistency and usefulness to decision makers.RESULTS: The iDSI Reference Case draws on previous insights from the World Health Organization, the US Panel on Cost-Effectiveness in Health Care, and the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Comprising 11 key principles, each accompanied by methodological specifications and reporting standards, the iDSI Reference Case also serves as a means of identifying priorities for methods research, and can be used as a framework for capacity building and technical assistance in LMICs.CONCLUSIONS: The iDSI Reference Case is an aid to thought, not a substitute for it, and should not be followed slavishly without regard to context, culture, or history. This article presents the iDSI Reference Case and discusses the rationale, approach, components, and application in LMICs.",
author = "Thomas Wilkinson and Sculpher, {Mark J} and Karl Claxton and Paul Revill and Andrew Briggs and Cairns, {John A} and Yot Teerawattananon and Elias Asfaw and Ruth Lopert and Culyer, {Anthony J} and Walker, {Damian G}",
note = "{\circledC} 2016, International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR). Published by Elsevier Inc. This is an author-produced version of the published paper. Uploaded in accordance with the publisher’s self-archiving policy. Further copying may not be permitted; contact the publisher for details",
year = "2016",
month = "12",
doi = "10.1016/j.jval.2016.04.015",
language = "English",
volume = "19",
pages = "921--928",
journal = "Value in Health",
issn = "1098-3015",
publisher = "Elsevier Inc.",
number = "8",

}

RIS (suitable for import to EndNote) - Download

TY - JOUR

T1 - The International Decision Support Initiative Reference Case for Economic Evaluation

T2 - Value in Health

AU - Wilkinson, Thomas

AU - Sculpher, Mark J

AU - Claxton, Karl

AU - Revill, Paul

AU - Briggs, Andrew

AU - Cairns, John A

AU - Teerawattananon, Yot

AU - Asfaw, Elias

AU - Lopert, Ruth

AU - Culyer, Anthony J

AU - Walker, Damian G

N1 - © 2016, International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR). Published by Elsevier Inc. This is an author-produced version of the published paper. Uploaded in accordance with the publisher’s self-archiving policy. Further copying may not be permitted; contact the publisher for details

PY - 2016/12

Y1 - 2016/12

N2 - BACKGROUND: Policymakers in high-, low-, and middle-income countries alike face challenging choices about resource allocation in health. Economic evaluation can be useful in providing decision makers with the best evidence of the anticipated benefits of new investments, as well as their expected opportunity costs-the benefits forgone of the options not chosen. To guide the decisions of health systems effectively, it is important that the methods of economic evaluation are founded on clear principles, are applied systematically, and are appropriate to the decision problems they seek to inform.METHODS: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a major funder of economic evaluations of health technologies in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), commissioned a "reference case" through the International Decision Support Initiative (iDSI) to guide future evaluations, and improve both the consistency and usefulness to decision makers.RESULTS: The iDSI Reference Case draws on previous insights from the World Health Organization, the US Panel on Cost-Effectiveness in Health Care, and the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Comprising 11 key principles, each accompanied by methodological specifications and reporting standards, the iDSI Reference Case also serves as a means of identifying priorities for methods research, and can be used as a framework for capacity building and technical assistance in LMICs.CONCLUSIONS: The iDSI Reference Case is an aid to thought, not a substitute for it, and should not be followed slavishly without regard to context, culture, or history. This article presents the iDSI Reference Case and discusses the rationale, approach, components, and application in LMICs.

AB - BACKGROUND: Policymakers in high-, low-, and middle-income countries alike face challenging choices about resource allocation in health. Economic evaluation can be useful in providing decision makers with the best evidence of the anticipated benefits of new investments, as well as their expected opportunity costs-the benefits forgone of the options not chosen. To guide the decisions of health systems effectively, it is important that the methods of economic evaluation are founded on clear principles, are applied systematically, and are appropriate to the decision problems they seek to inform.METHODS: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a major funder of economic evaluations of health technologies in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), commissioned a "reference case" through the International Decision Support Initiative (iDSI) to guide future evaluations, and improve both the consistency and usefulness to decision makers.RESULTS: The iDSI Reference Case draws on previous insights from the World Health Organization, the US Panel on Cost-Effectiveness in Health Care, and the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Comprising 11 key principles, each accompanied by methodological specifications and reporting standards, the iDSI Reference Case also serves as a means of identifying priorities for methods research, and can be used as a framework for capacity building and technical assistance in LMICs.CONCLUSIONS: The iDSI Reference Case is an aid to thought, not a substitute for it, and should not be followed slavishly without regard to context, culture, or history. This article presents the iDSI Reference Case and discusses the rationale, approach, components, and application in LMICs.

U2 - 10.1016/j.jval.2016.04.015

DO - 10.1016/j.jval.2016.04.015

M3 - Article

VL - 19

SP - 921

EP - 928

JO - Value in Health

JF - Value in Health

SN - 1098-3015

IS - 8

ER -