Tuesday, 14 October 2014

ScHARRNews - Tuesday 14th October 2014



Subgroup analysis in CEA
The Pharmaceutical Statistics journal club is discussing the paper "Subgroup analyses in cost-effectiveness analyses to support health technology assessments" on 28th October. Author and publication details are: Christy Chuang-Stein, Marie-Ange Paget, Carol Reid and Neil Hawkins;Pharmaceutical Statistics, Volume 13, Issue 4, Pages 265-274, July/August 2014.Details on how to join in are a
Barnsley digital firm and University of Sheffield collaborators celebrate winning Innovation in Healthcare award
Receiving the award for Innovation in Healthcare in 2014 (Prof Mountain representing CATCH and Peter Cudd)Barnsley based firm HMA Digital Marketing and the University of Sheffield's Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH) has won the Innovation in Healthcare category at the University of Sheffield Enterprise, Innovation and Impact awards. The annual awards, presented at a


Minimum alcohol pricing would be up to 50 times more effective than ...
Professor Alan Brenann, Professor of Health Economics and Decision Modelling, from the School of Health and Related Research, said: “The additional analyses suggest that the relative scale of impact between a ban on below cost selling ...
Seminar Series for Staff and Students
Seminar Series for Staff and Students... ...continues on Tuesday with a talk from Dr Matt Dexter on ‘Open Design and medical products – enabling participation in design and manufacture’ at 12.30-13.30 – Pemberton Room, Regent Court.Abstract: Participatory Design, where the users of an artefact are included from the very beginning of the project through all stages to production (and beyond) can be
Alan Brennan on The Naked Scientists
Could raising the price of alcohol reduce the costs of alcohol abuse? Listen to Professor Alan Brennan’s podcast interview on the price of alcohol at The Naked Scientists.
Cancer Drug Fund consultation
From the NHSE website:Image by Philip Taylor via Flickr CC BY 2.0“NHS England is proposing changes to the way its Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) operates, in order that it delivers maximum benefit for patients, within the resources available.  Clinicians and cancer specialists believe the changes, if adopted, would:improve patient access to the most clinically effective drugs available through the fund;e

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