Program

April 15, 2018

Workshop AM-1
An Introduction to Health Technology Assessment
Introductory. Will be of particular interest to patients, students, and people new to health technology assessment (HTA).
Workshop AM-2
Oncology’s Next Top Model: Survival Extrapolation Methods Under the Spotlight
Intermediate. Will be of particular interest to HTA producers.
Workshop AM-3
Rapid Reviews: From Policy Question to Research and Decision-Making
Intermediate. Will be of particular interest to decision-makers, HTA producers, and those involved in dissemination and implementation efforts.
Workshop AM-4
Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating Roles for Community Pharmacists in Mental Illness and Addictions Care
Intermediate. Will be of particular interest to patients, policy-makers, and health care professionals.
Workshop AM-5
Is Your Intervention Cost-Effective in the Real World? The Role of Economic Evaluation Using Person-Level Data
Intermediate. Will be of particular interest to researchers, HTA producers, and health care professionals.
Workshop AM-6
The Role of and Developments in Database Search Filters in HTA
Introductory. Will be of particular interest to information specialists, health librarians, and others interested in retrieving evidence-informed health information.
Workshop AM-7
How Can Policy-Makers and Clinicians Trust the Results of a Network Meta-Analysis? A Workshop on How to Apply the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Tool
Intermediate. Will be of particular interest to policy-makers and health care professionals.
Workshop AM-8
Clearer Communication and Plain-Language Writing: Making Health Research Make Sense
Intermediate. Will be of interest to all audiences.
Workshop PM-1
Introduction to the Design of Markov Models for Economic Evaluation
Intermediate. Participants should consider taking the morning workshop “A Practical Introduction to Economic Evaluation and its Role in Decision-Making” as a refresher, if required. Will be of particular interest to decision-makers, HTA producers, and researchers.
Workshop PM-2
Making Tough Decisions: An Interactive Deliberative Exercise
Introductory. Will be of particular interest to patients, students, and those who are new to HTA.
Workshop PM-3
Fast-Forward, Pause, Rewind: Applied Critical Appraisal in the Drug Product Life Cycle
Intermediate. Will be of particular interest to health care professionals and policy-makers.
Workshop PM-4
Using the Media to Drive Evidence-Based Change
Introductory. Will be of interest to all audiences.
Workshop PM-5
Accelerating Innovation for Enhancing Health Care Through Effective Health Technology Management
Introductory. Will be of particular interest to policy-makers.
Workshop PM-6
Applying Different Study Designs for Comparative Effectiveness Research in Health Technology Assessment
Intermediate. Will be of particular interest to researchers and HTA producers.
Workshop PM-7
A Users’ Guide to Qualitative-Evidence Synthesis
Introductory. Will be of particular interest to policy-makers.
Workshop PM-8
Living Systematic Reviews
Intermediate. Will be of particular interest to HTA producers, systematic review authors, and coordinators.