Tag: pediatric diseases

PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH JUVENILE IDIOPATHIC ARTHRITIS EXPRESS STRONG WILLINGNESS TO PAY FOR BIOLOGIC THERAPIES

Toronto, ON, Canada – Biologic therapies are an expensive group of drugs increasingly being used to treat inflammatory diseases in children and adults. Coverage in publicly-financed drug plans has been inconsistent and, at a cost of over $17,000 per year,

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Further Evidence For The CHU9D In Adolescents

Sheffield, UK – The Child Health Utility 9D (CHU9D) is a generic preference-based measure of health related quality of life originally developed with children age 7-11 years. Recently, there has been interest in its potential application with adolescents, with some evidence

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The Order Of Preference Assessment Method Matters

South Bend, IN, USA – Cost-utility analysis is a common method for economic evaluation used to compare health care interventions. Standard gamble and time trade-off are two methods often both used for assessing the strength of an individual’s preferences (utility values)

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