In this blog we (1) summarise the current status of the EQ-5D-5L value set for England; (2) highlight NICE’s recent statement on the values to be used in the reference case; (3) briefly explain why there are differences between the EQ-5D-3L and EQ-5D-5L; and (4) discuss why those differences might be important. We then (5) explain the next steps, including an independent quality assurance of the value set, and (6) provide an overview of current research projects underway at OHE to provide further evidence on the implications of new value sets for HTA and other uses.
A new OHE Research paper investigates the evolution of life satisfaction of immigrants over the course of their stay in the host country, and explores the possibility of explaining this evolution by changes in reporting behaviour.
The 2nd annual UK & Ireland PROMs research conference was held at St Anne’s College, Oxford on 8th June 2017. Several members of the OHE team attended and contributed to the conference. This post contains the team’s presentations.
OHE’s Patricia Cubi-Molla, joint with Mireia Jofre-Bonet and Victoria Serra-Sastre from City, University of London, have a new paper that examines adaptation to health states using a longitudinal dataset, recently published in Health Economics.
In November 2016 Professor Dame Sally Davies delivered the 23rd OHE Annual Lecture on the topic of: Ten Years of the NIHR: Achievements and Challenges for the Next Decade. The lecture is now available as a publication, available for download.
The HTAi Annual Meeting 2017 will be held in Rome, Italy, 17-21st June 2017. The theme of the meeting is Towards an HTA Ecosystem: From Local Needs to Global Opportunities. Several members of the OHE team will attend and participate in the conference.