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Table 4 Summary of economic evaluations comparing supervised centre-based inpatient cardiac rehabilitation (ICR) vs supervised centre-based outpatient cardiac rehabilitation (CR)

From: A systematic review of economic evaluations of cardiac rehabilitation

Author (Year) Perspective Patient populations Study type Currency, price year Findings
Schweikert et al. (2009) Societal N = 147 MI CEA/CUA Euro, 2006 ICER = −165,276€ per QALY in favour of CR, although no significant
  1. MI, myocardial infarction. CEA, cost-effectiveness analysis. CUA, cost-utility analysis. QALY, quality-adjusted life-years. ICER, incremental cost-effectiveness ratio.