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, 12 July 2012

HTAi report back

Here’s a belated summary of what we got up to in Bilbao between 25th and 27th June.  A mixture of oral presentations, posters and workshops:

Nick Latimer
Methods for adjusting survival estimates in the presence of treatment crossover:  a simulation study

E Kaltenthaler, P Tappenden, S Paisley
Reviewing the evidence to inform the conceptualisation and population of cost-effectiveness models within health technology assessments

E Kaltenthaler, M Essat, P. Tappenden, S Paisley.
A qualitative study to explore the identification and reviewing of evidence used in cost-effectiveness models in health technology assessments

E Kaltenthaler.
The selection and review of evidence in cost effectiveness models

E Kaltenthaler, P Tappenden, S Paisley.
The identification and review of evidence to inform cost effectiveness models.

P Tappenden.
Developing conceptual models to inform health economic evaluation

Uttley L, et al.
Minimally Invasive Oesophagectomy versus Open Surgery: where are the randomised controlled trials?

Chris Carroll, Andrew Booth and Susan Harnan.
Qualitative evidence synthesis for HTA. 

Christopher Carroll, Andrew Booth and Sandy Oliver. 
Can you have patient-cetnred care without an exploration of patients’ views, preferences or experiences? A role for qualitative evidence synthesis in HTA.

Sue Harnan, Emma Simpson, John W. Stevens, et al.
A systematic review and meta analysis of the clinical effectiveness of cilostazol, naftidrofuryl oxalate, pentoxifylline and inositol nicotinate for symptom management of intermittent claudication.

Edith Poku
Diagnostic accuracy of echocardiography for co-existing pathologies in atrial fibrillation patients: systematic review

Allan Wailoo, Monica Hernanadez Alava and Antonio Escobar Martinez
Modelling the relationship between the WOMAC Osteoarthritis Index and EQ-5D

Monica Hernandez Alava and Allan Wailoo
Estimating EQ-5D health state values for Rheumatoid Arthritis patients:  a limited dependent variable, mixture modelling approach

J Leaviss, C Carroll, J Stevens, J Wang, S Goodacre, F Morris
Prognostic accuracy of Exercise ECG and CT Coronary Angiography to predict Major Adverse Cardiac Events (MACE) in patients with suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACE): A systematic review

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