Document Type : Commentary
Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver General Hospital Research Pavilion, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
The topic of how cost-effectiveness information informs priority setting in healthcare remains important to both policy and practice. This commentary considers the study carried out by Eckard and colleagues in Sweden. In it we distinguish between the conditions at national and local levels and put forward some recommendations for research into local priority setting in particular.