Chapter 7. Priority Setting in Health Care:Matching Decision Criteria with Policy Objectives

  1. Nick Freemantle1 and
  2. Suzanne Hill2
  1. Gina Brinsmead and
  2. Alan Williams

Published Online: 5 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470994719.ch7

Evaluating Pharmaceuticals for Health Policy and Reimbursement

Evaluating Pharmaceuticals for Health Policy and Reimbursement

How to Cite

Brinsmead, G. and Williams, A. (2004) Priority Setting in Health Care:Matching Decision Criteria with Policy Objectives, in Evaluating Pharmaceuticals for Health Policy and Reimbursement (eds N. Freemantle and S. Hill), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470994719.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham,Birmingham,UK

  2. 2

    Faculty of Health,University of Newcastle,Newcastle, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 AUG 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727917843

Online ISBN: 9780470994719

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Keywords:

  • health care system;
  • national institute for clinical excellence;
  • life expectancy;
  • health inequality;
  • clinical trials

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Going beyond health maximisation

  • Principles

  • Evidence

  • Going beyond the fair innings argument

  • Conclusion

  • References