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.

Thursday, 26 January 2012

HTA methods digest

If you haven’t had time to catch-up on all the methods papers published in the last couple of months, here’s our take on the most important covering all aspects of HTA.

Effect of reporting bias on meta-analyses of drug trials: reanalysis of meta-analyses.  BMJ 2012;344:d7202

Assessment of publication bias, selection bias, and unavailable data in meta-analyses using individual participant data: a database survey.  BMJ 2012;344:d7501

Understanding why evidence from randomised clinical trials may not be retrieved from Medline: comparison of indexed and non-indexed records.  BMJ 2012;344:d750

Kruse M, Sørensen J, Gyrd-Hansen D. Future costs in cost-effectiveness analysis: an empirical assessment. Eur J Health Econ. 2012 Feb;13(1):63-70.

Longson CM.  A little learning: reflections on 10 years of NICE technology appraisals.  Health Economics, Article first published online: 6 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/hec.1820

Caro JJ, Möller J, Getsios D.  Discrete Event Simulation: The Preferred Technique for Health Economic Evaluations?  Value in Health, Article first published online: 3 SEP 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1524-4733.2010.00775.x