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Is Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Racist?

Performing and using cost-effectiveness analyses is a core activity for many of us working in HEOR. Many shortcomings of CEA are well known (it fails to account for budget impact, “real option value”, “the value of hope”, etc.), but CEA as currently performed has an even bigger problem than any of those: equity. Continue Reading

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How Should a Safe and Effective COVID‑19 Vaccine be Allocated? Health Economists Need to be Ready to Take the Baton

Recently, there have been encouraging commitments around the world to manufacture coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines in anticipation of results from clinical studies. Continue Reading