Health economics is about making wise investments in health and health care. The purpose of this book is to make readers familiar with the principles, methods and pitfalls of health economic evaluations. This book will help everyone who is involved in health and health care to understand the methods used in these evaluations and to interpret their results.
- Explains how cost-effectiveness of health interventions is calculated and how it should be interpreted.
- Numerous examples, new trends, and new insights in how to spend our societal money in healthcare.
- Allows non-economists to engage in the discussions and debate about decision making in healthcare.
- Author is internationally known and respected for his inspiring lectures and training courses on health economic evaluations.