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This post summarises OHE’s activities at this year’s ISPOR Latin America conference in Santiago, September 2015. Topics include policy options for formulary development in middle-income countries, and role of HTA in definition of health benefit plans.

Recently published in Health Policy is an article by Sarah Karlsberg Schaffer, Jon Sussex, Nancy Devlin and Andrew Walker entitled “Local health care expenditure plans and their opportunity costs”.

A Research Paper on the topic of incorporating life-cycle price modelling into pharmaceutical cost-effectiveness evaluations has just been published by OHE.

This paper examines the views of US and European payers on the rapidly evolving fields of comparative effectiveness and relative effectiveness research.

The blog provides links to slide sets and posters relating to the value footprint of oncology treatments, treating obstructive sleep apnoea and sources of motivation in health care organisations.

This post reports on an Issues Panel which was held at the Spanish Health Economics Association Annual Conference which took place in Granada, Spain 17-19 June 2015. The title of the panel was: Developing cost effectiveness for decision making: what can be learnt from “Value Based Pricing”?

Rachel Meacock reports on the economics of elevated hospital mortality at weekends.

In June 2015 OHE’s Nancy Devlin gave a seminar at the Royal Statistical Society on the topic of patient-reported outcomes measures (PROMs) in health economics – providing an overview and highlighting key developments in the field.

This post summarises OHE’s activities at this year HTAi meeting in Oslo, June 2015. Topics include the effect of NICE decisions abroad and a new drug development paradigm.

This post summarises OHE’s activities at the upcoming HTAi meeting in Oslo, June 2015. Topics include the effect of NICE decisions abroad, a framework for developing formularies in MICs, a new drug development paradigm, and a comparison of EQ-5D-5L and EQ-5D-3L.

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