OHE’s Director Adrian Towse, and Lou Garrison, OHE Senior Visiting Fellow and Emeritus Professor at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy, are joint recipients of the first prize of the 2018 Value Assessment Challenge Awards designed to encourage innovative approaches in defining and measuring value in health care.
OHE wishes to recruit two well-qualified, highly motivated and energetic economists, with particular strengths in the economics of health technology assessment, health care systems and/or the life sciences industry. Applications must be received by Monday 12th November 2018.
A new publication in the European Journal of Health Economics identifies potential challenges of ATMPs in view of current health technology assessment (HTA) methodology and explores potential solutions to these challenges. Three key topics are explored: uncertainty, discounting, and health outcomes and value. A series of recommendations are proposed.