Chapter 8. Health Economics

  1. Nicholas J. Talley MD MMedSc (ClinEpid) PhD1,
  2. G. Richard Locke III MD2 and
  3. Yuri A. Saito MD MPH Chair2
  1. Dawn Provenzale and
  2. Joseph Lipscomb

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692189.ch8

GI Epidemiology

GI Epidemiology

How to Cite

Provenzale, D. and Lipscomb, J. (2007) Health Economics, in GI Epidemiology (eds N. J. Talley, G. R. Locke and Y. A. Saito), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692189.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Jacksonville, Florida, USA

  2. 2

    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 4 JUN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405149495

Online ISBN: 9780470692189



  • health economics;
  • healthcare;
  • clinical practice;
  • barrett's esophagus;
  • care delivery


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Defining “cost” for Health Economic Analyses

  • Types of Economic Analyses

  • Criteria for Performing and Evaluating Economic Analyses

  • Acknowledgments

  • References