Letter to the Editor
SURROGATE, FRIEND OR FOE? THE NEED FOR CASE STUDIES OF THE USE OF SURROGATE OUTCOMES IN COST-EFFECTIVENESS ANALYSES
Article first published online: 24 MAY 2012
Copyright © 2012 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Volume 22, Issue 2, pages 251–252, February 2013
How to Cite
Ciani, O. and Taylor, R. S. (2013), SURROGATE, FRIEND OR FOE? THE NEED FOR CASE STUDIES OF THE USE OF SURROGATE OUTCOMES IN COST-EFFECTIVENESS ANALYSES. Health Econ., 22: 251–252. doi: 10.1002/hec.2826
- Issue published online: 9 JAN 2013
- Article first published online: 24 MAY 2012
- Manuscript Accepted: 2 APR 2012
- Manuscript Revised: 21 FEB 2012
- Manuscript Received: 8 SEP 2011
- surrogate outcomes;
- health technology assessment
We comment on a recent article by Hawkins et al. presenting different analytic approaches for the inclusion of surrogate and final outcomes in cost-effectiveness analyses. This methodological case study provides a timely and valuable contribution to build on the debate about the use of evidence based on surrogate outcomes in health technology assessment. Copyright © 2012 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.