June 14 2020 Maimon publishes two working papers (#14/#15) that debunk the notion of a QALY. The QALY is a mathematically impossible construct. It combines time spent in a disease state with an ordinal utility score. This is indefensible and calls into serious question 30 years of health technology assessment.
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