Evidence on the cost-effectiveness of health interventions in the development of practice guidelines has become of interest in many countries. Challenges are the quality of economic data, the use of cost-effectiveness criteria, and the consensus process. Our paper aims to assess the quality and use of economic information in the formulation of consensus guidelines in a Dutch pilot programme and to recommend improvements.
- Cost-Benefit Analysis
- Health Planning Guidelines
- Physician's Practice Patterns
- Practice Guidelines as Topic
- Retrospective Studies