Economics of Health Technology Assessment

A new OHE Research Paper examines the views of the UK general public about aspects of health considered to be missing from the five EQ-5D dimensions.

Fischer, A., Hernandez-Villafuerte, K., Latimer, N., and Henshall, C.

Research Paper
December 2016

This Research Paper reports on a literature review of trials using PFS as a surrogate for OS in oncology between 2012 and 2016; a workshop and interviews involving people from a regulatory agency (EMA) a “payer” organisation (NICE), academics, and from the member organisations comprising POI; and critiques of statistical modelling and economic analysis approaches to surrogacy.

Shah, K., Mulhern, B., Longworth, L. and Janssen, B.

Research Paper
December 2016

This Research Paper reports the views of 179 members of the UK general public about important aspects of health that they consider to be missing from the five dimensions of the EQ-5D instrument.

A new OHE Research Paper has just been published on the topic of uncertainty and risk in health technology assessment (HTA) decision making. The report is concerned with uncertainty as it affects the cost effectiveness aspects of HTA.

Barnsley, P., Cubi-Molla, P., Fischer, A., and Towse, A.

Research Paper
November 2016

The quality of decision-making in key public sector bodies dealing with resource allocation is a major determinant of their efficiency. One of the most difficult and contentious areas of decision-making is the way that uncertainty is dealt with.

Rachel Baker of Glasgow Caledonian University and Koonal Shah of OHE discussed societal viewpoints regarding end of life treatments at a recent seminar.

ISPOR’s 19th Annual European Congress was held in Vienna, 29 October – 2 November 2016. Several members of the OHE team attended and contributed to the conference. This post contains a summary of their activity.

On Wednesday 21st September 2016, Professor Philip Clarke from the University of Melbourne led an OHE Lunchtime Seminar on the topic of: Health Economic Evaluation throughout the Ages.

A new study which explores the relationship between sub-Saharan African authors and their respective co-authors has been published in Globalization and Health. The study was a collaboration between OHE, NICE International and PRICELESS.

Just published is a new OHE Research paper entitled ‘The Distribution of the EQ-5D-5L Index in Patient Populations’.

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