Health prevention and cost-effectiveness
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Health prevention and cost-effectiveness construction of guidelines for conducting economic evaluations of druguse prevention programmes by Yann Wegmuller

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Published by University College Dublin in Dublin .
Written in English


  • Drug use -- Prevention -- Cost effectiveness.,
  • Communication in drug use prevention -- Cost effectiveness.,
  • Health promotion -- Cost effectiveness.,
  • Preventive heatlth services -- Cost effectiveness.

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Edition Notes

Thesis (M.B.A.) - University College Dublin, 1996.

Statementby Yann Wegmuller.
The Physical Object
Pagination82p. :
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21055544M

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  “Prevention effectiveness is the systematic assessment of the impact of public health policies, programs, and practices on health outcomes by determining their effectiveness, safety, and costs.” — Prevention Effectiveness: A Guide to Decision Analysis and Economic Evaluation. Prevention effectiveness (PE) uses decision analyses and. This book, now in its second edition, was written in an effort to apply and adapt that experience with public health situations. The book was originally written to introduce Centers for Disease Control and Prevention staff to the concepts of decision and economic analysis, to provide guidance on methods to maximize comparability of studios /5(5). Comprehensive school health education: a practical definition. J Sch Health. Oct; 55 (8)– Banta HD, Luce BR. Assessing the cost-effectiveness of prevention. J Community Health. Winter; 9 (2)– Brown EY, Viscoli CM, Horwitz RI. Preventive . The book provides in-depth discussion of the uses and conducting of cost-effectiveness analyses (CEAs) as decision-making aids in public health, health services, and medicine. It explores cost-effectiveness in the context of societal decision making for resource allocation purposes/5(12).

This guide provides practical advice to help program managers and evaluators understand, design, and perform cost-effectiveness (CE) evaluations of community public health prevention programs. Each chapter of the guide provides advice for addressing specific components of a CE analysis. The guide focuses on common concerns about how best to design and perform CE analysis in a. Prevention potentially creates other costs as well, due to extending the lifespan and thereby increasing opportunities for illness. In order to assess the cost-effectiveness of prevention, the cost of the preventive measure, savings from avoiding morbidity, and the cost from . INTRODUCTION. Cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA), as noted by the Second Panel on Cost Effectiveness in Health and Medicine (herein, the Second Panel), “provides a framework for comparing the relative value of different interventions, along with information that can help decision makers sort through alternatives and decide which ones best serve their programmatic and financial needs.” 1 The Cited by: 5.   In mental health care, health economic research predominantly focused on cost-effectiveness analyses of psychopharmacological drugs and mental health promotion and MD prevention. Although the need for health economic evaluations of health promotion programmes targeting PA and healthy eating in mental health care was already addressed [ 48 Cited by: 9.

Incentives for investing in prevention and early intervention activities; and; The evidence on the cost-effectiveness of public health interventions. In the third and fourth blogs in this series I will look at the issue of public health and cost savings, and the benefits .   The book’s specificity is part of its value, including citations to some of the studies that show the wisdom and cost-effectiveness of numerous prevention strategies and .   For instance, prevention can reduce the incidence of disease, but savings may be partially offset by health care costs associated with increased longevity, and development of other ailments. Whether these additional “competing risk” costs outweigh savings from avoiding the targeted disease depends on how healthy people are during their. Cost-effectiveness analyses (or CEAs) in health describe interventions in terms of their cost per unit of health gain that they provide. Deaths averted provides a measure of health gain but CEAs typically use measures that take account of both years and quality of life gained. Cost and effects are typically measured from the perspective of society as a whole but other perspectives are possible.