[:es]¿Qué es y para qué sirve un metanálisis en red?[:en]Innovation in healthcare contracting models. Where are we heading?[:]

metanalisis en red

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Por: Diana González-Bravo

Previamente hemos abordado qué es un metanálisis, para qué sirve y su utilidad dentro de la farmacoeconomía, la medicina basada en la evidencia y en particular la evaluación de tecnologías en salud. Sin embargo, existen más aproximaciones para comparar dos o más intervenciones que requieran múltiples comparaciones. Una de ellas es el metanálisis en red. [:en]

By: Diego Rosselli

As every student in a health economics introductory course learns in the first few days, healthcare provision is a very atypical market. Demand for healthcare behaves in all sorts of particular ways. To quote the Economics Nobel prize winner Kenneth Arrow in his 1963 seminal paper: “The most obvious distinguishing characteristics of an individual’s demand for medical services is that it is not steady in origin as, for example, for food or clothing, but irregular and unpredictable.” (1)[:]