Theme 2 Inaugural Workshop: Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment
The first consensus workshop of the HE/HTA Theme was held on Saturday, October 22 at the offices of the BC Cancer Research Centre in Vancouver, BC.
Three high priority challenges were identified: (1) Developing a framework and recommended methods for capturing the value of PM technologies from health system and individual patient perspectives; (2) appropriately characterizing ‘uncertainty’ in PM algorithmic predictions and incorporating potential solutions into economic evaluation; and (3) development of a coherent study design framework for test technologies, from initial clinical validation to health system evaluation. Development of white papers in each priority area will follow.
Workshop speakers: Michael Wolfson, Christopher McCabe, Francois Rousseau and Dean Regier