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, 8 January 2013


Eight papers involving HEDS are being discussed at the Winter HESG in Exeter 7-10th Jan.  They are:

Cost-equality analysis of health care programmes – a methodological case study of the UK Bowel Cancer Screening Programme
Asaria M, Cookson R, Tappenden P, Whyte S, Griffin S

Do we care about the future? Why implementation levels should be estimated in early-stage economic evaluation
Grimm S, Dixon S, Stevens JW.

The capability approach and health economics: are we applying it correctly?
Karimi M, Brazier J, Paisley S

Development and valuation of a vision bolt-on to EQ-5D
Longworth L, Yang Y, Rowen D, Tsuchiya A, Young T, Brazier J.

A methodological exploration into the feasibility of eliciting preference values for the new 7 item Weight-specific Adolescent Instrument for Economic evaluation (WAItE) using discrete choice experiments (DCEs)
Oluboyede Y, Hulme C, Hill A, Tsuchiya A, Hess S.

Subjective well-being and generic preference-based measures of health: an empirical contribution
Sampson CJ, Wailoo A, Hernandez M.

Inequality and risk aversion in health and income: an empirical analysis using hypothetical scenarios with losses
Abásolo I, Tsuchiya A.

Appropriate mapping functions in health related quality of life: mapping from FACT-G or QLQ-C30 to EQ-5D
Young T, Mukuria C, Rowen D, Brazier J, Longworth L