Cost effectiveness analysis

In a time of limited resources and high need for healthcare, decision makers must constantly choose between competing alternatives, whether at the patient intervention level or the federal budget allocation level. Cost effectiveness analysis provides a rational method for choosing between alternatives to achieve the best outcomes for the best cost.

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