Table 2

One way sensitvity analyses

Incremental cost single reading with CAD versus double reading


High Volume Unit

3000-4000

per annum

Average Volume Unit

20000-30000

per annum

Low Volume Unit

5000-20000

per annum


Reading cost (1.50 to 0.50 minutes)

-£402;£800

-£380;£825

-£43;£1162


Reader qualification (all radiologists to all advanced practitioners)

-£320;£849

-£295;£875

-£41;£1212


Cost of the equipment (£0.30 to £1)

£132;£831

£181;£841

£240;£977


Recall rate difference between CAD and double reading (3% to 8%)

-£76;£685

£-52;£711

£284;£1047


Assessment cost (£75 to £662)

-£186;£2896

-£161;£2976

£176;£3491


Maintenance cost (no cost to 10% the cost of the equipment)

£84;£323

£105-£387

£372-£735


Guerriero et al. BMC Health Services Research 2011 11:11   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-11-11

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