Journal article

Preferences and values for rapid genomic testing in critically ill infants and children: a discrete choice experiment

Ilias Goranitis, Stephanie Best, John Christodoulou, Tiffany Boughtwood, Zornitza Stark



Healthcare systems are increasingly considering widespread implementation of rapid genomic testing of critically ill children, but evidence on the value of the benefits generated is lacking. This information is key for an optimal implementation into healthcare systems. A discrete choice experiment survey was designed to elicit preferences and values for rapid genomic testing in critically ill children. The survey was administered to members of the Australian public and families with lived experience of rapid genomic testing. A Bayesian D-efficient explicit partial profiles design was used, and data were analysed using a panel error component mixed logit model. Preference heterogeneity was ex..

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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Funding Acknowledgements

Australian Genomics Health Alliance is funded by a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grant (Grant Reference Number: 1113531) and the Australian Government's Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF). The research conducted at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute was supported by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. This work represents independent research and the views expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the NHMRC or MRFF.