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  1. Inappropriate ways of health services purchasing for cancer patients can be challengeable and costly and seriously affect the access to health services and outcomes. This study aimed at Factors affecting healt...

    Authors: Samereh Yaghoubian, Mohammad Ali Jahani, Zeynab Farhadi and Ghahraman Mahmoudi

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:71

    Content type: Research

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  2. The Renal Health Program (RHP) was implemented in 2013 as a secondary prevention strategy to reduce the incidence of patients initiating dialysis and overall mortality. A previous study found that adherent pat...

    Authors: E. M. Saldarriaga, J. Bravo-Zúñiga, Y. Hurtado-Roca and V. Suarez

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:70

    Content type: Research

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  3. Low-and-middle -income countries (LMICs), to achieve sustainable universal health coverage (UHC) governments are implementing local and sustainable methods of healthcare financing. However, in Ghana, there is ...

    Authors: Alexander Suuk Laar, Michael Asare and Philip Ayizem Dalinjong

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:69

    Content type: Research

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  4. Medical insurance and social security cards are an important incentive for the floating population to live a stable life in their current residence, but there has been little studies on their effect on settlem...

    Authors: Yulin Li, Lingling Huang, Li Xiang and Dongmei Dou

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:68

    Content type: Research

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  5. The problem of correct inpatient scheduling is extremely significant for healthcare management. Extended length of stay can have negative effects on the supply of healthcare treatments, reducing patient access...

    Authors: Roberto Ippoliti, Greta Falavigna, Cristian Zanelli, Roberta Bellini and Gianmauro Numico

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:67

    Content type: Research

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  6. Globally, violence disproportionately affects young people, leading to injury, hospitalisation, death, social dysfunction, and poor mental wellbeing. Moreover, it has far-reaching economic consequences for who...

    Authors: Nishant Mehra, Shr-Jie Sharlenna Wang, Juancho Reyes, Mette Møhl Ambjørnsen and Johan Jarl

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:66

    Content type: Research

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  7. Knowing about accurate customer expectations is the most important step in defining and delivering high-quality services. This study aimed to evaluate the preferences of patients referring to two hospitals in ...

    Authors: Ali Kazemi-Karyani, Vajiheh Ramezani-Doroh, Farid Khosravi, Zhila Seyedi Miankali, Shahin Soltani, Moslem Soofi, Maryam Khoramrooz and Behzad Karami Matin

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:65

    Content type: Research

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  8. Postoperative complications increase the workload of nursing staff as well as the financial and mental distress suffered by patients. The objective of this study is to identify clinical factors associated with...

    Authors: Yanjie Hu, Siyu Zeng, Lele Li, Yuanchen Fang and Xiaozhou He

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:64

    Content type: Research

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  9. Stroke patients have a high incidence of comorbidity. Previous studies have shown that comorbidity can impact on the short-term and long-term mortality after stroke.

    Authors: Ruixiao Hao, Xuemei Qi, Xiaoshuang Xia, Lin Wang and Xin Li

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:63

    Content type: Research

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  10. Despite the documented benefits of using health technology assessments (HTA) to inform resource allocation in health care systems, HTA remains underused, especially in low- and middle-income countries. A surve...

    Authors: Yot Teerawattananon, Chris Painter, Saudamini Dabak, Trygve Ottersen, Unni Gopinathan, Lumbwe Chola, Kalipso Chalkidou and Anthony J. Culyer

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:62

    Content type: Research

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  11. The shift towards integrated care (IC) represents a global trend towards more comprehensive and coordinated systems of care, particularly for vulnerable populations, such as the elderly. When health systems fa...

    Authors: Zixuan Peng, Li Zhu, Guangsheng Wan and Peter C. Coyte

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:61

    Content type: Research

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  12. Antibiotics are one possible treatment for patients with recurrent acute throat infections (ATI), but effectiveness can be modest. In view of worries over antibiotic resistance, treatment pathways that reduce ...

    Authors: Thomas Ostermann, A-La Park, Sabine De Jaegere, Katharina Fetz, Petra Klement, Christa Raak and David McDaid

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:60

    Content type: Research

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  13. The World Health Organization (WHO) has placed special emphasis on protecting households from health care expenditures. Many households face catastrophic health expenditures (CHEs) from a combination of econom...

    Authors: Ramin Ravangard, Faride Sadat Jalali, Mohsen Bayati, Andrew J. Palmer, Abdosaleh Jafari and Peivand Bastani

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:59

    Content type: Research

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  14. Cost-effectiveness of interventions was a criterion decided to guide priority setting in the latest revision of Ethiopia’s essential health services package (EHSP) in 2019. However, conducting an economic eval...

    Authors: Alemayehu Hailu, Getachew Teshome Eregata, Amanuel Yigezu, Melanie Y. Bertram, Kjell Arne Johansson and Ole F. Norheim

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:58

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  15. Medicines that are based on known molecules and are further developed to address healthcare needs and deliver relevant improvement for patients, healthcare professionals and/or payers are called value-added me...

    Authors: Zsuzsanna Ida Petykó, Zoltán Kaló, Jaime Espin, Kateřina Podrazilová, Tomáš Tesař, Nikos Maniadakis, Frank-Ulrich Fricke and András Inotai

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:57

    Content type: Research

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  16. Achieving global targets of adherence to treatment, retention in care, and treatment success remains a challenge. Health system investment to make antiretroviral therapy services more responsive to patients’ n...

    Authors: Yihalem Abebe Belay, Mezgebu Yitayal, Asmamaw Atnafu and Fitalew Agimass Taye

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:56

    Content type: Review

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  17. Equity in health is an important consideration for policy makers particularly in low and middle income developing country. The area of oral and dental health is not an exception. This study is conducted to exp...

    Authors: Peivand Bastani, Mohammadtaghi Mohammadpour, Gholamhossein Mehraliain, Sajad Delavari and Sisira Edirippulige

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:54

    Content type: Research

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  18. Lung cancer is the most prevalent cancer, and the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in China. The aim of this study was to estimate the direct medical expenditure incurred for lung cancer care and analyze...

    Authors: Xin Zhang, Ju-Fang Shi, Guo-Xiang Liu, Jian-Song Ren, Lan-Wei Guo, Wei-Dong Huang, Lin-Mei Shi, Yi Ma, Hui-Yao Huang, Ya-Na Bai, Xian-Zhen Liao, A-Yan Mao, Xiao-Jie Sun, Xin-Yu Zhu, Qi Zhou, Ji-Yong Gong…

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:53

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  19. To study the cost-effectiveness of a care manager organization for patients with mild to moderate depression in Swedish primary care in a 12-month perspective.

    Authors: Anna Holst, Frida Labori, Cecilia Björkelund, Dominique Hange, Irene Svenningsson, Eva-Lisa Petersson, Jeanette Westman, Christina Möller and Mikael Svensson

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:52

    Content type: Research

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  20. Rapid economic growth in China has resulted in a commensurate increase in energy consumption, which in turn has seen an increase in environmental pollution problems. Past research has tended to focus on energy...

    Authors: Ying Li, Tai-Yu Lin, Yung-ho Chiu, Huaming Chen and Hongyi Cen

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:51

    Content type: Research

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  21. Amyloid positron emission tomography (PET) makes it possible to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in its prodromal phase including mild cognitive impairment (MCI). This study evaluated the cost-effectiveness o...

    Authors: Young-Sil Lee, HyunChul Youn, Hyun-Ghang Jeong, Tae-Jin Lee, Ji Won Han, Joon Hyuk Park and Ki Woong Kim

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:50

    Content type: Research

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  22. Tanzania has implemented policies that aim at improving health sector performance as well as the general health status of citizens. Establishment of community insurance fund, increase government budget allocat...

    Authors: Fatuma Fumbwe, Robert Lihawa, Felician Andrew, George Kinyanjui and Eliaza Mkuna

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:49

    Content type: Research

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  23. Treating patients with acute poisoning by substances of abuse in a primary care emergency clinic has previously been shown to be a safe strategy. We conducted an economic evaluation of this strategy compared t...

    Authors: Jon Hjellum Vibeto, Odd Martin Vallersnes, Andrea Dobloug, Mette Brekke, Dag Jacobsen, Øivind Ekeberg and Knut Reidar Wangen

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:48

    Content type: Research

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  24. Direct out-of-pocket payments (OOP) are among the most important financing mechanisms in many health systems, especially in developing countries, adversely affecting equality and leading vulnerable groups to p...

    Authors: Faride Sadat Jalali, Parisa Bikineh and Sajad Delavari

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:47

    Content type: Review

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  25. In several cardiovascular outcome trials (CVOTs), empagliflozin (SGLT-2 inhibitor), sitagliptin (DPP-4 inhibitor) and liraglutide (GLP-1 receptor agonist) + standard of care (SoC) were compared to SoC in patie...

    Authors: Mafalda Ramos, Peng Men, Xu Wang, Anastasia Ustyugova and Mark Lamotte

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:46

    Content type: Research

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  26. The payment card (PC) format and the open-ended (OE) format are common methods in eliciting willingness-to-pay (WTP) of one additional quality-adjusted life year (QALY). The aim of this research is to compare ...

    Authors: Ziping Ye, Fuyao Liu, Jia Ma, Ziyang Zhou, Chen Wang and Lihua Sun

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:45

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  27. The choice between neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) and adjuvant chemotherapy (AC) remains controversial in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). There is no significant difference in NAC and AC’s...

    Authors: Dongdong Wu, Juan Li, Yubo Wang, Hao Huang and Chunji Huang

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:44

    Content type: Research

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  28. This article presents part of the work within Work Package 3 (WP3) of Impact HTA (Improved methods and actionable tools for enhancing HTA), a H2020 EU-funded research project, intended to enhance and promote c...

    Authors: Leticia García-Mochón, Joan Rovira Forns and Jaime Espin

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:43

    Content type: Review

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  29. A core evaluation framework that captures the health care and societal benefits of value added medicines (VAMs, also often called repurposed medicines) was proposed in Report 1, aiming to reduce the heterogene...

    Authors: Zoltán Kaló, Zsuzsanna Ida Petykó, Frank-Ulrich Fricke, Nikos Maniadakis, Tomáš Tesař, Kateřina Podrazilová, Jaime Espin and András Inotai

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:42

    Content type: Review

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  30. The changes of absolute value and relative value of clinical research coordinator service fee and its influence on the quality of drug clinical trial were analyzed.

    Authors: Liran Chen, Zhimin Chen and Huafang Chen

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:41

    Content type: Research

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  31. The CardioMEMS® sensor is a wireless pulmonary artery pressure device used for monitoring symptomatic heart failure (HF). The use of CardioMEMS was associated with a reduction of hospitalizations of HF patient...

    Authors: Andrea Alcaraz, Carlos Rojas-Roque, Daniela Prina, Juan Martín González, Andrés Pichon-Riviere, Federico Augustovski and Alfredo Palacios

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:40

    Content type: Research

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  32. Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are moving towards universal health coverage. The process of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) can support decisions relating to benefit package design and service covera...

    Authors: Samantha Hollingworth, Ama Pokuaa Fenny, Su-Yeon Yu, Francis Ruiz and Kalipso Chalkidou

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:39

    Content type: Research

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  33. Positive Organizational Behavior (POB) as an application of positive psychology provides the opportunity to nurses to deliver an effective and high-quality service. This study aims to predict positive organiza...

    Authors: Faranak Jafari, Nader Salari, Amin Hosseinian-Far, Alireza Abdi and Niaz Ezatizadeh

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:38

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  34. Health technology assessment (HTA) agencies have an important role to play in managing the rising demands on health systems. However, creating and running such agencies potentially diverts resources from front...

    Authors: Robyn Millar, Alec Morton, Maria Vittoria Bufali, Sven Engels, Saudamini Vishwanath Dabak, Wanrudee Isaranuwatchai, Kalipso Chalkidou and Yot Teerawattananon

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:37

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  35. Although effective treatments are available to address the cognitive deficits experienced by individuals with first-episode psychosis, provision of such treatments within Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC) prog...

    Authors: Nicholas J. K. Breitborde, Emily K. Bell, Cindy Woolverton, Jacob G. Pine, Heather Waslter and Aubrey M. Moe

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:36

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  36. There is limited evidence regarding the economic effects of nutrition support in cancer patients. This study aims at investigating the cost-effectiveness profile of systematic oral nutritional supplementation ...

    Authors: Beatrice Martin, Emanuele Cereda, Riccardo Caccialanza, Paolo Pedrazzoli, Rosanna Tarricone and Oriana Ciani

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:35

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  37. Traditionally, uncomplicated acute appendicitis (AA) has been treated with appendectomy. However, the surgical alternatives might carry out significant complications, impaired quality of life, and higher costs...

    Authors: César Augusto Guevara-Cuellar, María Paula Rengifo-Mosquera and Elizabeth Parody-Rúa

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:34

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  38. Fractional exhaled nitric oxide is a simple, non-invasive measurement of airway inflammation with minimal discomfort to the patient and with results available within a few minutes. This study aimed to evaluate...

    Authors: Jefferson Antonio Buendía, Ranniery Acuña-Cordero and Carlos E. Rodriguez-Martinez

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:33

    Content type: Research

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  39. Health transformation plan (HTP) implemented in Iran since 2014 to improve accessibility and financial protection of patients. This study aimed to assess the impact of HTP on health spending in Iran.

    Authors: Reza Esmaeili, Samad Rouhani, Jamshid Yazdani Charati and Masoud Khandehroo

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:32

    Content type: Research

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  40. Heart failure (HF) is an unusual heart function that causes reduction in cardiac or pulmonary output. Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) is a mechanical device that helps to recover ventricular dysfunctio...

    Authors: Abedin Teimourizad, Aziz Rezapour, Saeed Sadeghian and Masih Tajdini

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:31

    Content type: Review

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  41. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Chun-Yi Lu, Ching-Hu Chung, Li-Min Huang, Eliza Kruger, Seng-Chuen Tan, Xu-Hao Zhang and Nan-Chang Chiu

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:30

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:30

  42. Screening program tend to recognized patients in their early stage and consequently improve health outcomes. Cost-effectiveness of the abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening program has been scarcely studie...

    Authors: Rajabali Daroudi, Omid Shafe, Jamal Moosavi, Javad Salimi, Yahya Bayazidi, Mohammad Reza Zafarghandi, Majid Maleki, Majid Moini, Pezhman Farshidmehr and Parham Sadeghipour

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:29

    Content type: Research

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  43. Diseases have undeniable effects on Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL). Chronic diseases, in particular, limit the productive potentials and HRQoL of individuals. EQ-5D is a very popular generic instrument...

    Authors: Ali Akbari Sari, Fereshteh Karimi, Zahra Emrani, Hojjat Zeraati, Alireza Olyaeemanesh and Rajabali Daroudi

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:28

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  44. The preferences of citizens are a basic element to incorporate into the decision-making process when planning health policies. Contingent valuation (CV) is a common method for calculating the value for citizen...

    Authors: Jesús Martín-Fernández, Ángel López-Nicolás, Juan Oliva-Moreno, Héctor Medina-Palomino, Elena Polentinos-Castro and Gloria Ariza-Cardiel

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:27

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  45. The detection of thyroid cancer has rapidly increased over last few decades without an increase in disease specific mortality. Several studies claim that the diagnose of thyroid nodules through routine ultraso...

    Authors: Linda Karrer, Shixuan Zhang, Thomas Kühlein and Peter L. Kolominsky-Rabas

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:26

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  46. The objective of this Markov model lifetime cost-effectiveness analysis was to evaluate a new medical device technology which minimizes redo colonoscopies on the outcomes of cost, quality of life, and aversion...

    Authors: Jeffrey Voigt, Michael Mosier and Ian M. Gralnek

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:25

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  47. Among people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) on dialysis, sub-optimal fluid management has been linked with hospitalisation, cardiovascular complications and death. This study assessed the cost-effectiveness...

    Authors: Elisabet Jacobsen, Moira Cruickshank, David Cooper, Angharad Marks, Miriam Brazzelli and Graham Scotland

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:24

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  48. Parenting programs can be economically attractive interventions for improving the mental health of both parents and their children. Few attempts have been made to analyse the value of children’s and parent’s o...

    Authors: Camilla Nystrand, Filipa Sampaio, Jeffrey S. Hoch, Fatumo Osman and Inna Feldman

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:23

    Content type: Research

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  49. To estimate the cost -utility of imrecoxib compared with diclofenac, as well as the addition of a proton pump inhibitor to both two treatment strategies, for patients with osteoarthritis, from a Chinese health...

    Authors: Xueshan Sun, Xuemei Zhen, Xiaoqian Hu, Yuanyuan Li, ShuYan Gu, Yuxuan Gu, Zixuan Zhao, Wei Yang and Hengjin Dong

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:22

    Content type: Research

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