Cost Effectiveness Analysis of a Heart Failure Clinic

Studenteropgave: Kandidatspeciale og HD afgangsprojekt

  • Jeppe Helsing Ravn
Objective: To evaluate cost effectiveness of the heart failure clinic (HFC) at Hobro Hospital.
Data gathering: Registry study to establish the consumption of health care services by patients with heart failure (HF) at Hobro Hospital before and after the establishment of a HFC
Methods: Cost-effectiveness analysis with death prevented as outcome measurement, presented as an incremental cost-effectiveness ratio (ICER)
Result: No statistical differences for deaths prevented was found between the groups, but the intervention is found to be DKK 18,384 more expensive per patient.
Conclusion: It is not cost-effective to have a HFC at Hobro Hospital
Udgivelsesdato2 jun. 2014
Antal sider26
Ekstern samarbejdspartnerHobro Hospital
Lægefaglig chef Flemming Knudsen
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