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, 1 October 2013

Visit to IETS in Columbia

Institute for Health Technology Assessment (IETS, El Instituto de Evaluación Tecnológica en Salud ) invited experts from the universities of Sheffield, Leicester, York and Glasgow to conduct workshops and direct a course on health economic evaluation.

The activities ran from 11-18th September and included lectures and workshops on topics such as health outcomes measurement, cost - effectiveness of diagnostic tests, Bayesian methods for synthesis of evidence, heterogeneity in the analysis of cost - effectiveness, cost effectiveness thresholds and their use in making decisions, among others.

Those lecturing were Matt Stevenson and Allan Wailoo of the University of Sheffield, Andrew Briggs, University of Glasgow, Mark Sculpher and Rita Faria, University of York, and Keith Abrams of the University of Leicester.

Source: IETS Blog