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  1. The prevalence of heart failure (HF) is increasing in the ageing world population, and its burden on the medical and health economic fields is enormous. Rehabilitation is an essential component of the nonpharm...

    Authors: Kotomi Sakai, Ryo Momosaki and Eri Hoshino
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:53
  2. Accurate information on the cost determinants in the COVID-19 patients could provide policymakers a valuable planning tool for dealing with the future COVID-19 crises especially in the health systems with limi...

    Authors: Vajihe Ramezani-Doroh, Leili Tapak, Yadollah Hamidi, Saeid Bashirian, Ali Reza Soltanian, Mahyar Motaghed, Ebrahim Ghelichkhani and Elaheh Talebi-Ghane
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:52
  3. The objective of this paper is to assess the economic profile of enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) to symptomatic patients with Pompe, Fabry, Gaucher disease and Lysosomal acid lipase (LAL) deficiency.

    Authors: Eleni Ioanna Katsigianni and Panagiotis Petrou
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:51
  4. Given the human and economic cost of the COVID-19 pandemic, protecting healthcare workers (HCW) and ensuring continuity of care is critical. The aim of this study is to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of diffe...

    Authors: Roberto Benoni, Irene Campagna, Francesca Moretti and Stefano Tardivo
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:50
  5. Despite the high HIV associated burden, Mozambique lacks data on HIV counselling and testing (HCT) costs. To help guide national HIV/AIDS programs, we estimated the cost per test for voluntary counselling and ...

    Authors: Jun Hao Choo, Elisa Lopez-Varela, Laura Fuente-Soro, Orvalho Augusto, Charfudin Sacoor, Ariel Nhacolo, Stanley Wei, Denise Naniche, Ranjeeta Thomas and Elisa Sicuri
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:49
  6. In Germany, CRT devices with defibrillator capability (CRT-D) have become the predominant treatment strategy for patients with heart failure and cardiac dyssynchrony. However, according to current guidelines, ...

    Authors: Moritz Hadwiger, Laura Schumann, Nora Eisemann, Nikolaos Dagres, Gerhard Hindricks, Janina Haug, Michael Wolf, Ursula Marschall, Alexander Katalinic and Fabian-Simon Frielitz
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:48
  7. Despite ample international knowledge on cost-effectiveness of total knee arthroplasty (TKA), it has never been a subject of investigation in Kazakhstan or other post-Soviet economies. Our study aimed to carry...

    Authors: Dinara Serikova-Esengeldina, Natalya Glushkova, Gulzada Abdushukurova, Akmaral Mussakhanova, Ainur Mukhamejanova, Zaituna Khismetova, Dmitry Bokov, Alexandr Ivankov, Maiya Goremykina and Yuliya Semenova
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:47
  8. Drug reimbursement decisions are often made based on a price set by the manufacturer. In some cases, this price leads to public and scientific debates about whether its level can be justified in relation to it...

    Authors: Joost J. Enzing, Saskia Knies, Jop Engel, Maarten J. IJzerman, Beate Sander, Rick Vreman, Bert Boer and Werner B. F. Brouwer
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:46
  9. This study aimed to examine the economic and clinical benefits of a new powered circular stapler for left-sided colorectal construction in China.

    Authors: Junwei Bai, Yingnan Zhao, Hong Liang, Junmeng Li and Chao Zhang
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:45
  10. During recent years, overuse of medical imaging especially computed tomography has become a serious concern. We evaluated the suitable usage of chest computed tomography (CT)-scan, in patients hospitalized in ...

    Authors: Ramiz Kamrani, Mohammad Javad Fallahi, Seyed Masoom Masoompour, Seiyed Mohammad Ali Ghayumi, Reza Jalli, Sepideh Khederzadeh and Amirhossein Erfani
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:44
  11. The objective of this study is the evaluation of routine chest radiography following the placement of Implantable venous access port catheter (IVAPC) central lines using combined ultrasound and fluoroscopic gu...

    Authors: Hamed Ghoddusi Johari, Mohammad Reza Saki, Amirhossein Erfani, Reza Shahriarirad and Keivan Ranjbar
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:43
  12. Malaria in pregnancy remains a major health threat in sub-Saharan Africa to both expectant mothers and their unborn children. To date, there have been very few studies focused on the out of pocket costs associ...

    Authors: Laetitia Duval, Elisa Sicuri, Susana Scott, Maminata Traoré, Bunja Daabo, Halidou Tinto, Koen Peeters Grietens, Umberto d’Alessando, Henk Schallig, Petra Mens and Lesong Conteh
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:42
  13. Urban family physician program (UFPP) is initiated as pilot by policy makers as a main reform in future of primary health care in Iran. Despite an ongoing pilot implementation of this program from 2012, it rem...

    Authors: Mohsen Bayati, Arash Rashidian, Vahid Yazdi-Feyzabadi and Sajad Delavari
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:41
  14. Patient-centered care (PCC) approach has continued to gain recognition globally as the key to providing quality healthcare. However, this concept is not fully integrated into the management of primary health c...

    Authors: Monsurat Adepeju Lateef and Euphemia Mbali Mhlongo
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:40
  15. We evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the ‘Best Care’ integrated disease management (IDM) program for high risk, exacerbation prone, patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) compared to usual...

    Authors: Andrew D. Scarffe, Christopher J. Licskai, Madonna Ferrone, Kevin Brand, Kednapa Thavorn and Doug Coyle
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:39
  16. In the outpatient management of severe wasting, routine antibiotic therapy is recommended for all children upon admission regardless of whether clinical signs of infection are present. Indicated antibiotic the...

    Authors: Sheila Isanaka, Kevin Tang, Fatou Berthé, Rebecca F. Grais and Ankur Pandya
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:38
  17. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a health problem due to its increasing prevalence and imposes a significant economic burden on the health system. This study aimed to analyze the cost–benefit of kidney transpla...

    Authors: Farzaneh Abdi, Cyrus Alinia, Ali Taghizadeh Afshari and Hasan Yusefzadeh
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:37
  18. Benchmark data on the population-level economic burden are critical to inform policymakers about liver cancer control. However, comprehensive data in China are currently limited.

    Authors: Meng-Di Cao, Cheng-Cheng Liu, Hong Wang, Lin Lei, Maomao Cao, Yuting Wang, He Li, Xin-Xin Yan, Yan-Jie Li, Xin Wang, Ji Peng, Chunfeng Qu, Eleonora Feletto, Ju-Fang Shi and Wanqing Chen
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:36
  19. In recent years, due to the increasing number of cross-regional medical patients, countries around the world have issued a series of policies or regulations to reduce their out-of-pocket burden. In this contex...

    Authors: Bokai Zhang, Haixin Wang, Hongyu Zhang, Guomei Tian, Ting Zhang, Qi Shi, Jian Liu, Jinpeng Xu, Jingchu Liu, Qunhong Wu and Zheng Kang
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:35
  20. Zambia has made profound strides in reducing both the incidence and prevalence of malaria followed by reducing malaria related deaths between 2009 and 2018. The number of partners providing malaria funding has...

    Authors: Michael Mtalimanja, Kassim Said Abasse, Muhammad Abbas, James Lamon Mtalimanja, Xu Zhengyuan, DuWenwen, Andre Cote and Wei Xu
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:34
  21. Falls impose significant health and economic burdens on community-dwelling older persons. Decision modelling can inform commissioning of alternative falls prevention strategies. Several methodological challeng...

    Authors: Joseph Kwon, Hazel Squires, Matthew Franklin and Tracey Young
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:33
  22. Although Ghana is lauded for its National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), concerns exist about the scheme’s functioning and sustainability. An often-cited issue—contributing to the scheme’s decreasing membersh...

    Authors: Heleen Vellekoop, Emmanuel Odame and Jessica Ochalek
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:32
  23. Considering the importance of healthcare services costing in resource allocation, the aim of this study is to calculate the cost of rehabilitation services in an outpatient rehabilitation clinic in Tehran, Iran.

    Authors: Farzaneh Mohammadpour, Mehdi Basakha, Seyed Hossein Mohaqeqi Kamal and Nadia Azari
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:31
  24. There are large gaps in health and well-being among different groups of the society. Socioeconomic factors play a significant role in determining the health status of the society. The present study was conduct...

    Authors: Soraya Nouraei Motlagh, Zahra Asadi Piri, Heshmatollah Asadi, Razyeh Bajoulvand and Satar Rezaei
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:30
  25. Previous studies mentioned four organizational structures for hospitals, which are budgetary, autonomous, corporate, and private. Nevertheless, healthcare decision-makers are still required to select the most ...

    Authors: Mohsen Khosravi, Arash Haqbin, Zahra Zare and Payam Shojaei
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:29
  26. Recently, integrated care has received tremendous popularity in China, a leading example of which is the Luohu model. In the present analysis, we aimed to examine the impacts of the Luohu model on the quality ...

    Authors: Zhaojia Ye and Yawen Jiang
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:28
  27. The misconception of the purpose of strabismus treatment has, on the one hand, affected the motivation of strabismus patients to seek care and, on the other hand, has resulted in strabismus not being covered b...

    Authors: Lei Yang, Yiduo Min, Zhiyan Jia, Yupeng Wang, Rihui Zhang and Bitong Sun
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:27
  28. Hearing loss is a high prevalence condition among older adults, is associated with higher-than-average risk for poor health outcomes and quality of life, and is a public health concern to individuals, families...

    Authors: Judy R. Dubno, Pranab Majumder, Janet Prvu Bettger, Rowena J. Dolor, Victoria Eifert, Howard W. Francis, Carl F. Pieper, Kristine A. Schulz, Mina Silberberg, Sherri L. Smith, Amy R. Walker, David L. Witsell and Debara L. Tucci
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:26
  29. In December 2019, the Digital Health Care Act (“Digitale-Versorgung-Gesetz”) introduced a general entitlement to the provision and reimbursement of digital health applications (DiGA) for insured persons in the...

    Authors: Daniel Gensorowsky, Julian Witte, Manuel Batram and Wolfgang Greiner
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:25
  30. Afghanistan’s health system is unique in that primary healthcare is delivered by non-governmental organizations funded by multilateral or bilateral donors, not the government. Given the wide range of implement...

    Authors: Farhad Farewar, Khwaja Mir Ahad Saeed, Abo Ismael Foshanji, Said Mohammad Karim Alawi, Mohammad Yonus Zawoli, Sinai Irit and Wu Zeng
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:24
  31. Choosing a specialty by physicians is fundamentally linked to the performance of health systems and public health outcomes. Identifying the determinants of specialty selection is important to health policy for...

    Authors: Yaser Sarikhani, Sulmaz Ghahramani, Sisira Edirippulige, Yoshikazu Fujisawa, Matthew Bambling and Peivand Bastani
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:23
  32. Airborne infection from aerosolized SARS-CoV-2 poses an economic challenge for businesses without existing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. The Environmental Protection Agency notes t...

    Authors: Zafar Zafari, Pedro M. de Oliveira, Savvas Gkantonas, Chinenye Ezeh and Peter Alexander Muennig
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:22
  33. Harmonic ACE +7 Shears with Advanced Hemostasis is an upgraded ultrasonic device, an ultrasonic surgical and electrosurgical system (USES). The study aimed to evaluate the economic and clinical effectiveness o...

    Authors: Changqing Jing, Yuezhi Chen, Liang Shang, Jinshen Wang, Guodong Lian, Feng Tian, Yixue Shao, Yingnan Zhao, Jianwei Xuan and Leping Li
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:21
  34. Kidney transplantation (KT) is often reported in the literature as associated with cost savings. However, existing studies differ in their choice of comparator, follow-up period, and the study perspective. Als...

    Authors: Prosper Koto, Karthik Tennankore, Amanda Vinson, Kristina Krmpotic, Matthew J. Weiss, Chris Theriault and Stephen Beed
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:20
  35. This study aims to synthesize the empirical economic evidence of pharmaceutical therapies for people with dementia.

    Authors: Zhaohua Huo, Jiaer Lin, Baker K. K. Bat, Tak Kit Chan, Benjamin H. K. Yip and Kelvin K. F. Tsoi
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:19
  36. Afghanistan, a low-income landlocked country, is continuously suffering from domestic war and conflicts; the country struggles to provide quality healthcare services, including affordable medicinal products in...

    Authors: Rohullah Roien, Rajeev Shrestha, Kashikant Yadav, Akihiko Ozaki, M. Bashir Ahmadi, Yudai Kaneda, Yasuhiro Kotera, Binaya Sapkota and Sunil Shrestha
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:17
  37. Esophageal cancer causes considerable costs for health systems. Appropriate treatment options for patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) can reduce medical costs and provide more improved outc...

    Authors: Rajabali Daroudi, Azin Nahvijou, Mohammad Arab, Ahmad Faramarzi, Bita Kalaghchi, Ali Akbari Sari and Javad Javan-Noughabi
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:16
  38. The use of external fixators (EFs) dates back to 377 BC Hippocrates’ time, and it has a wide range of orthopaedic applications. External fixator has expanded its use in the management of fractures and other mu...

    Authors: Pathmanathan Cinthuja, P. C. I. Wijesinghe and Pujitha Silva
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:14
  39. To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of biologics and methotrexate (MTX) for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) using the number needed to treat (NNT) concept and total actual health care cost.

    Authors: Kengo Harigane, Yuichi Mochida, Takayuki Shimazaki, Naomi Kobayashi and Yutaka Inaba
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:13
  40. Out-of-pocket (OOP) is among the payment methods in Iran’s health system. The present study aimed to examine the OOP treatment costs for patients with COVID-19 in Iran.

    Authors: Ali Reza Yusefi, Gholamhossein Mehralian, Abdolvahed Khodamoradi, Roghaye Abbasi, Fatemeh Vatankhah, Fatemeh Heaidari and Peivand Bastani
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:12
  41. The lack of transparency in the methodology of unit cost estimation and the usage of confidential or undisclosed information prevents cost comparisons and makes the transferability of the results across countr...

    Authors: Antonio Olry de Labry Lima, Zuzana Špacírová and Jaime Espín
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:11
  42. To appraise the sources of evidence and methods to estimate input parameter values in decision-analytic model-based cost-effectiveness analyses of treatments for primary breast cancer (PBC) in older patients (...

    Authors: Yubo Wang, Sean P. Gavan, Douglas Steinke, Kwok-Leung Cheung and Li-Chia Chen
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:9
  43. Acute myocardial infarction is still a burden on Chinese patients. Whether different medical insurance system have any influence on the hospitalization cost and therapeutic effect of acute myocardial infarctio...

    Authors: Ying-Hong Chu, Gui-Hua Jiang, Hong Zhang and Xiao-Rong Luan
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:8
  44. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancer in Europe, with 1.931.590 people newly diagnosed in 2020. The purpose of this study is the investigation of treatment options and healthcare resour...

    Authors: Ioannis Sougklakos, Elias Athanasiadis, Ioannis Boukovinas, Michalis Karamouzis, Aggelos Koutras, Paulos Papakotoulas, Dimitra Latsou, Magda Hatzikou, Eugena Stamuli, Athanasios Balasopoulos and Aggelos Sideris
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:7
  45. Globally and in the U.S. in particular, pharmaceutical fraud account for a large number out of all crimes in health care, which result into severe costs to the society. The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacists ...

    Authors: Yuriy Timofeyev, Susan A. Hayes and Mihajlo B. Jakovljevic
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:6
  46. Measuring hospital efficiency is one of the way how to use resources.The optimal hospital performance is the goals of healthcare policymakers. This study aimed to the current study was conducted to evaluate th...

    Authors: Mohamad Yousefi Nayer, Ali Akbar Fazaeli and Yadollah Hamidi
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:5
  47. Malaria exerts a significant economic burden on health care providers and households and our study attempts to make claims on the cost effectiveness of artesunate against quinine in patients under 14 years of ...

    Authors: Michael Mtalimanja, Kassim Said Abasse, James Lamon Mtalimanja, Xu Zheng Yuan, Du Wenwen and Wei Xu
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2022 20:4

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