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Using Cost-Effectiveness Analysis to Improve Health Care: Opportunities and Barriers

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 02 June 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1336
  1. Ray Moynihan, journalist (
  1. Washington, DC, and Sydney

    Just when you thought it was safe to dismiss cost effectiveness analysis as another dry and boring topic, of interest only to geeky economists or hard hearted bureaucrats, a book has emerged that makes the subject unexpectedly compelling.

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    Peter J Neumann

    Oxford University Press, £21.50, pp 224 ISBN 0 19 517186 1

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    The Harvard academic Peter Neumann passionately and eloquently articulates why we should all take more of an interest in how our health system gets value for money from medical treatments and technologies. More importantly it …

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