Medical Technology Assessment
How To Conduct a Cost Effectiveness Analysis of MRI

Room 201 C
13:30 – 15:30

Chairs: Thomas Grist and Sylvia Plevritis

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this session participants should be able to:

• Describe methods used to measure diagnostic test accuracy, including sensitivity, specificity and ROC analysis;
• Explain the use of decision analysis to quantify the impact of image-based intervention on health outcomes;
• List methods for measuring costs and performing a cost analysis of health care interventions;
• Integrate measures of diagnostic accuracy, health outcomes and costs into a cost-effectiveness assessment of MR technology.

13:30 Evaluation of Diagnostic Test Accuracy, Nancy Obuchowski.
13:55 Decision Analysis for Health Outcomes Assessment, Dennis Fryback.
14:20 Cost Analysis of MRI-Based Interventions, Mark Covaleski.
14:45 Cost Effectiveness Analysis of MRI: Integrating Diagnostic Accuracy, Outcomes and Cost, Sylvia K. Plevritis.
15:10 Discussion.

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