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This post summarises OHE’s activities at the ISOQOL 22nd Annual Conference in Vancouver, October 2015.

OHE’s Deputy Director Paula Lorgelly will present an OHE Seminar on 14th December 2015 on the topic of HTA decision makers as budget takers and budget makers.

Do members of the general public wish to place greater weight on a unit of health gain for end of life patients than on that for other types of patients?

This study tests the feasibility of eliciting EQ-5D-5L values from a general public sample in the United Arab Emirates.

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”.

OHE, in collaboration with the University of Sheffield, has been awarded a research grant from the EuroQol Research Foundation to revisit the Measurement and Valuation of Health (MVH) study that produced the UK EQ-5D value set.

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”?

A paper by OHE’s Koonal Shah on alternative comparators for use in TTO studies is the first to be published as part of the new EuroQol Working Paper Series.

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