PSI Events

Health Technology Assessment (HTA)

  • Dates: 24 – 25 Apr, 2018
  • Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Address: AstraZeneca
This 2-day course will provide an introduction to the methods of health technology assessment.  There will be a focus on how to estimate the costs and benefits of new interventions and analysis undertaken to support decisions about whether new interventions should be funded by health systems.  The first day will include sessions on policy context and basic economic evaluation methods, as well as lectures on health measurement and valuation for HTA, evidence synthesis and decision analysis.  There will also be exercises to confirm participants’ understanding of key concepts. The second day will focus on sharing case studies and discussing key statistical challenges in HTA such as treatment switching, extrapolation, and network meta-analysis.  Attendees will be encouraged to share their own HTA experiences.  

Please click here to view the flyer.

The following topics will be covered:

  • HTA Policy
  • Methods of Economic Evaluation
  • Critical Review of HTA Publications
  • Evidence Synthesis
  • Measuring and Valuing Health
  • HTA Decision Models
  • Industry HTA Case Studies
  • Key Statistical Challenges in HTA

Presenters:

  • Mark Sculpher, Professor of Health Economics and Director of the Programme on Economic Evaluation and Health Technology Assessment at the University of York.
  • Neil Hawkins, Professor of Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment at the University of Glasgow.
  • Jan McKendrick, Senior Director at PRMA Consulting Ltd.
  • Anja Schiel, Senior Advisor and Statistician and the Norwegian Medicines Agency (NoMA)
  • Jonathan Alsop, Director at Numerus.

Course runs from:

Day 1: 09:30 – 17:30 (registration from 9:00)  
Day 2: 09:00 – 15:30 

Registration:

Please click here to register.

PSI are holding a limited number of reduced price hotel rooms at Gothia Towers until the 23rd March which will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Registration costs (includes lunch and refreshments)

 Before 23rd March
 PSI Members £495 + VAT 
 Non-Members  £590 + VAT
 After 23rd March
 PSI Members  £595 + VAT
 Non-Members  £690 + VAT

PSI are holding a limited number of hotel rooms at Gothia Towers on 23rd and 24th April which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Rooms will be charged at £115 per room per night including breakfast. Please contact psi@mci-group.com to make a reservation.

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