Table 5

Summary of the economic analysis results using base case costs

Usual careSTS HMSTS HHTM
Total costs
 Including Home-HF12£8478£8965£9574£9437
 Excluding Home-HF12£8478£9087£9658£9665
Total QALYs
 Including Home-HF122.41372.36332.49502.4944
 Excluding Home-HF122.41372.40432.52302.5847
ICERs
 Including Home-HF12Dominated£228 035*£11 873
 Excluding Home-HF12DominatedExtendedly dominated£6942*
Probability of cost-effectiveness (%)
 Including Home-HF126193540
 Excluding Home-HF12171973
  • *Last strategy in the cost-effectiveness frontier.

  • ICERs, incremental cost-effectiveness ratios; QALYs, quality adjusted life years; STS HH, structured telephone support via human to human contact; STS HM, structured telephone support via human to machine interface; TM, telemonitoring.