Table 78.3Sources of Data for Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Efficacy
Collected prospectively during clinical trial
Published data on a single trial
Published data on multiple trials, cohort studies
Resource use
Collected prospectively during clinical trial
Collected after trial by chart review
Expert estimates
Costs
Bills collected prospectively during clinical trial
Insurance billing data
Resource use units priced out after trial completed
Utilities
Collected prospectively during clinical trial
Health state utilities collected independent of trial from patients, surrogates, or community sample
Expert estimates

From: Chapter 78, Outcomes Assessment

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