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.

Wednesday, 16 November 2011

ISOQOL report back

HEDS presented several papers and posters at the recent  ISOQOL Conference in Denver, Colorado.  They were:

The impact of condition labelling on health state utility values. By Donna Rowen, John Brazier, Aki Tsuchiya, Tracey Young, Rachel Ibbotson.

The impact of adding a generic dimension to a condition-specific preference-based measure. By Tracey Young, John Brazier, Donna Rowen, Aki Tsuchiya, Yaling Yang.

Adaptation of a method for developing a preference-based measure from a descriptive health-related quality of life measure (HRQOL): a confirmatory versus exploratory approach for the cancer-specific QLQ-C30. By Daniel S. J. Costa, Madeleine T King, Neil K Aaronson, John E Brazier, David F Cella, Peter M Fayers, Julie S Pallant, Stuart Peacock, Simon Pickard, Donna Rowen, Galina Velikova, Tracey Young

Mapping the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-General or -Colorectal to Preference-based Values Measured by SF-6D in Patients with Colorectal Neoplasm. By Carlos King Ho Wong, Cindy Lo Kuen Lam, Ka Ping Ma, Sarah M McGhee, Wai Lun Law, Jensen Tung Chung Poon, Pierre Chan Dora Lai Wan Kwong, Janice Tsang, Donna L Rowen, John E Brazier

Estimating the Minimally Important Difference (MID) of the Diabetes Health Profile-18 (DHP-18) for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (MT). By Brendan Mulhern and Keith Meadows

'Using PRO data to generate QALYS for Economic Evaluation’. Half day workshop presented by Donna Rowen, Tracey Young and Brendan Mulhern.