The inclusion of cost effectiveness
as a criterion for coverage by HCFA had been widely anticipated by the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries, which expect private payers to follow HCFA's lead and add cost effectiveness
as a determinant in their processes.
IBM MSEMSP clients will have an opportunity to take advantage of the convenience and cost effectiveness
of our VoIP system.
has presented new analyses demonstrating the cost effectiveness
The cost effectiveness
of the cytology laboratory and new cytology technologies in cervical cancer prevention.
For example, in a 1998 discussion of screening mammography, Rosenquist and Lindfors stated, "Studies have shown that the cost effectiveness
for screening mammography is similar to other generally accepted medical procedures.
In today's booming economy, the cost effectiveness
of any expansion strategy can be greatly enhanced with a thorough understanding of the tax and nontax incentives available from state and local governments.
Building upon a general and consistent definition of cost effectiveness
that can be embraced by decisionmakers in a variety of health care settings, the book supplies all levels of provider management with innovative tools and perspectives for achieving better clinical outcomes while managing costs.
Maintenance Painting of Steel Structures in Pulp and Paper Mills--A Program Approach for Maximum Cost Effectiveness
McCrary and others emphasize that the best (most reliable and most economic) solutions encompass a range of device/media types to deliver the optimum solution for ease of use, scalability and cost effectiveness
The concern is whether it will be a Trojan horse opening up the ability for Medicare to factor in cost effectiveness
, as the NICE does now.
For managed care to improve the cost effectiveness
, efficacy, and quality of health care, it cannot be bogged down by inspection and reproach, typified by the UR/UM procedures in the third phase.
often disappears with widening patient indications and increasing utilization.