Policy Documents

Dying Too Soon: How Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Can Save Lives

Tammy O. Tengs –
May 1, 1997

Tengs considers four strategies outlined by public health officials.  Evaluating the Harvard Life-Saving Stusy, the author concludes that, "the simple ratio of the cost of a wealthpromotion intervention to the health benefits accrued can be very lelpful in making public health decisions."