The State of Health Economics in Alberta: A Review of Need, Capacity, and Action

Cost is a critical element in almost all public or private decisions regarding health care and human services. While cost as “opportunity cost” is straightforward on a conceptual level, making the concept operational, quantifying costs and integrating such information into decision analysis is a continuing challenge. An IHE conference, “On the State of the Art in Costing Methods: Workshop” was held January 21-22, 2015.

Year of Publication: 2015

Authors: Braden Manns, Anderson Chuck, Eddy Nason, Lianne Barnieh, John Sproule, Jasmine Brown