Which clinical trials offer the best return on investment?

19 Jun 2023

Health research plays a crucial role in improving healthcare by providing the evidence needed to inform both clinical and policy decisions.

In Australia, spending on health and medical research has grown over the past decade, jumping from A$3.7 billion in 2008 to A$5.6 billion in 2018.

To ensure research budgets are spent wisely, funders must pinpoint those research projects that offer the greatest potential return on investment. At UQ’s Centre for the Business and Economics of Health (CBEH), Associate Professor Haitham Tuffaha is using a powerful quantitative method to assess the value of research.

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