A systematic review of the use of economic evaluation in local decision-making

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Objectives: In view of resource scarcity, decisions have to be made on the optimal allocation of resources and one possible option in health care is economic evaluation. Little is known, however, about the use of economic evaluation. The objectives of this review were to assimilate the empirical evidence on this topic, discuss the main findings, and explore the possible need for further work needed in this area.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)129-141
Number of pages13
JournalHealth Policy
Issue number2-3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008


  • evidence, economic evaluation, decision-making