Promoting excellence in health care resource allocation decisions


HEDS makes major contributions in areas that include the valuation of health, the analysis of health policy, welfare and equity, technology appraisal, evidence synthesis, econometrics and information sciences

FREE Online courses- enrol now!

Our two FREE online courses are running again in 2018, so if you want to study with the experts at ScHARR to learn how difficult decisions are made about which treatments to fund, and how we can measure the value these treatments bring to patients and society, enrol now! Our Measuring and Valuing Health course started in February 2018 and is still open to new learners and our Health Technology Assessment course is starting in March 2018.

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New paper on Sampling Ordered Parameters in Probabilistic Sensitivity Analysis

Dr. Shijie Ren (also known as Kate Ren) has recently published a paper with some colleagues from HEDS and the University of Glasgow proposing a new method of sampling ordered parameters for use in cost-effectiveness analysis. The article, published in Pharmacoeconomics, is available open-access and includes a Microsoft Excel workbook to implement the method. (Image by Ecole Polytechnique https://flic.kr/p/qqh3Mh, CC BY-SA 2.0)

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1-Day short course: Using Social Media and the Web to Communicate and Measure your Research Impact

This course will show staff who have some experience of using social media tools how to maximise them and what other options exist. We will show you how to get more from your mobile device and how you can truly be a digital academic fit for the 21st Century. (Image CC BY 2.0)

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