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on the Health Utilities Index (HUI®)

July 14, 2015

A short list of HUI-related Review Papers compiled by 
David Feeny1William Furlong2John Horsman2 and George W. Torrance3 is listed below.
1Professor, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
2Health Utilities Inc., Dundas, Ontario, Canada
3Professor Emeritus, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

For Methodologic, Clinical, and Population Health Studies click on the following links.

Methodological Studies
Clinical and Evaluative Studies
Population Health Applications
There is some duplication of entries deemed to be relevant in more than one of the above categories

Review Studies (Listed chronologically)

Feeny, David, "The Health Utilities Index: A Tool for Assessing Health Benefits" PRO Newsletter (#34, 2005 in press) [NOTE: formerly known as Quality of Life Newsletter]

Horsman, John, William Furlong, David Feeny, and George Torrance, "The Health Utilities Index (HUI®): Concepts, Measurement Properties and Applications." Health and Quality of Life Outcomes (electronic journal) (Vol. 1: 54, October 16, 2003), at

Torrance GW, Furlong W, Feeny D. "Health utility estimation." Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, Vol. 2(2), 2002, pp 99-108. [Constructs and Inter-Instrument Comparisons]

Eiser, Christine, Rachel Morse, "The Measurement of Quality of Life in Children: Past and Future Perspectives." Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Vol. 22, No. 4, 2001, pp 248-256. [Measurement Properties, Inter-Instrument Comparisons]

Furlong, William J., David H. Feeny, George W. Torrance, Ronald D. Barr, "The Health Utilities Index (HUI®) system for assessing health-related quality of life in clinical studies." Annals of Medicine, Vol. 33, No. 5, July, 2001, pp 375-384. [Description of Systems; Reliability; Scoring; Validity][Canada]

Feeny, David H., George W. Torrance, and William J. Furlong, "Health Utilities Index,"Chapter 26 In Bert Spilker, ed. Quality of Life and Pharmacoeconomics in Clinical Trials. Second Edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven Press, 1996, pp 239-252. [Description of Systems; Reliability; Scoring; Validity][Canada, Pediatric ALL]

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