Journal Article
Review

Assessment of transparency of cost estimates in economic evaluations of patient safety programmes.

Fukuda H, Imanaka Y. Journal of evaluation in clinical practice. 2009;15:451-9.

Through analyzing studies that evaluated cost, efficiency, and effectiveness of patient safety initiatives, this review found a limited ability to use such economic data across environments. The authors recommend criteria to better structure future assessments to enable findings to be more transferable.