HEDS is part of the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield. We undertake research, teaching, training and consultancy on all aspects of health related decision science, with a particular emphasis on health economics, HTA and evidence synthesis.

Tuesday, 12 April 2011

Latest journal articles from HEDS

The following articles were published by researchers within HEDS in March (plus a few stragglers from earlier in the year).

Information overload and information poverty: Challenges for healthcare services managers?
MacDonald J, Bath P, Booth A
Journal of Documentation 2011;67(2):238-263.

Bridging the gap between methods research and the needs of policy makers: A review of the research priorities of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
Longworth L, Sculpher MJ, Bojke L, Tosh JC
International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care 2011 Mar 29:1-8.

Utility values in National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Technology Appraisals
Tosh JC, Longworth LJ, George E
Value in Health 2011;14:102 – 109.

The use of rasch analysis in reducing a large condition-specific instrument for preference valuation: the case of moving from AQLQ to AQL-5D.
Young TA, Yang Y, Brazier JE, Tsuchiya A
Med Decis Making 31(1):195-210 Jan 2011.

A worked example of "best fit" framework synthesis: A systematic review of views concerning the taking of some potential chemopreventive agents.
Carroll C, Booth A, Cooper K
BMC Med Res Methodol 2011;11:29 2011.