HEOR in the Device and Diagnostic Industry
*Donald B Chalfin, Abbott, HEOR Medical Director 

Keywords: Health Economics, Outcomes Research, Diagnostics

Several countries have legislated formal evaluations of drugs/biologics/devices on the basis of clinical and economic evidence. Donald B. Chalfin, MD, MS will present the general approach to the health economic evaluation with a focus on specific issues unique to devices and diagnostics. Examples and case studies will be presented to highlight specific methods and how the economic messages can be used to address current and emerging health economic needs.