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Health-care decision-making processes in Latin America: problems and prospects for the use of economic evaluation.

Authors
  • Iglesias, Cynthia P
  • Drummond, Michael F
  • Rovira, Joan
Type
Published Article
Journal
International journal of technology assessment in health care
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2005
Volume
21
Issue
1
Pages
1–14
Identifiers
PMID: 15736509
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

To expedite the process of incorporating EE as a formal tool to inform decision-making processes within the health-care systems in LA countries, two main conditions need to be fulfilled. First, adequate resources and skills need to be available to conduct EE of good quality. Second, decision-making procedures need to be modified to accommodate "evidence-based" approaches such as EE.

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