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Medical Technology And Evaluation Week 4 Quiz Answer

Medical Technology And Evaluation Week 4 Quiz Answer


Medical Technology And Evaluation 
Week 1 Quiz Answer 



Week 4)

Methodological Approaches and Considerations


Question 1)

If an assessment is being conducted to support the case for payment/reimbursement who is the audience?


  • Physicians
  • Insurers or Payers
  • Venture capitalists
  • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA)



Question 2)

What is the denominator of the incremental cost effectiveness ratio (ICER)?


  • Indirect costs.
  • Future costs.
  • Difference in benefits.
  • Benefits of the new technology.



Question 3)

True or False: Only cost effective technologies ICERs can be graphed on the cost effectiveness plane.


  • True
  • False



Question 4)

What is Bayes’ rule used for?


  • Measuring quality of life (QoL).
  • Randomization in a clinical trial.
  • Graph an ICER.
  • Incorporating new information to determine a probability of interest.



Question 5)

Future values of which of the following can be discounted to present value?


  • Indirect costs.
  • Direct medical costs.
  • Quality adjusted life years (QALYs).
  • All of the above.



Question 6)

The expected value of a health outcome is calculated by multiplying the outcome measure by what?


  • Direct costs.
  • The discount rate.
  • Quality of Life (QoL).
  • The probability of the outcome.



Question 7)

The results of a Monte Carlo simulation can be used to determine the what information about the results of an evaluation?


  • The mean result.
  • The variance of the result.
  • Mean and variance of the results.
  • None of the above.



Question 8)

True or False: A Markov model allows for modeling the progression of disease over time.


  • True
  • False



Question 9)

Which of the following is not a source of uncertainty?


  • Future costs.
  • Randomness in medical cost.
  • Randomness in health outcomes.
  • Statistical variation in results.



Question 10)

In a sensitivity analysis how many variables can be tested?


  • One or more
  • Only two
  • Only one
  • None