Should Cost Be Formally Incorporated into Clinical Practice Guideline Recommendations?

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There is increasing discussion worldwide on explicitly including cost as part of the clinical practice guideline development process. While this could enhance our understanding of value-based care and improve resource utilization, there are many practical challenges for cost inclusion. This commentary explores this issue, examining it from multiple angles and giving pros and cons to inclusion in future guidelines.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)939-940
Number of pages2
JournalOtolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (United States)
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2019


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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