OHE holds a variety of events each year, including

  • lunchtime seminars 
  • expert seminars and workshops
  • collaborative seminars, workshops and conferences held jointly with other organisations
  • annual lecture

Outputs from our events generally are available in summary on our blog and/or as publications.

We welcome suggestions for seminar topics and opportunities for collaboration.

Event date:
Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Payers in the US do not embrace a single, dominant method for determining the value of new technologies. With this mind, Dr Steven Pearson has convened a US policy workgroup of payers, drug and device manufacturers, patients' groups, and clinician specialty societies to help develop a “value framework” to guide the assessment of drugs and devices in the US. At this OHE Lunchtime Seminar, he will present this framework and seek input on its method for integrating elements of cost-effectiveness and affordability.

Event date:
Monday, 22 September 2014

Health care reforms in England during the last decade have been influenced by the idea that encouraging competition between hospitals, but with prices fixed nationally, will increase the quality of care for patients. A principal criticism of existing empirical studies is how they measure quality of care.

Event date:
Thursday, 17 July 2014

Decision making in health technology appraisal involves a significant degree of uncertainty as to the costs and benefits of the technology in question and the value of the expenditure displaced if it is approved. Based on his current research, Adrian Towse reviewed evidence at this seminar that suggests that decision makers react negatively to uncertainty about a technology’s costs and benefits and consider a range of potential theoretical justifications for this behaviour.