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There’s Always Evidence…

January 19, 2021 - February 9, 2021
There’s solid agreement that decisions in health care that are informed by hard facts are likely to be better than decisions made based on gut instinct or something your brother’s best friend’s second cousin says his grandmother’s neighbour told him. Systematic reviews and meta-analyses are regarded as the gold standard for evidence, but they ar...

Workshop - Designing Research to Inform Decision-Making Using Value of Information Analyses

January 27, 2021
Audience: Of interest to policy-makers. Level: Intermediate. What you’ll learn: This workshop introduces four value of information (VoI) measures and highlights how VoI can determine research priorities that support decision-making. The assumptions of a VoI analysis and methods to display results graphically will also be presented. Dr. Anna...

Workshop - Conducting Economic Evaluations in Child Health

February 3, 2021
Audience: Of interest to HTA producers and users, especially those working in child health who produce or consider pediatric health economic evidence. Level: Intermediate What you’ll learn: Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the application of economic evaluation methods to child health. Dr. Wendy Ungar, SickKids Research Inst...

How CADTH Expert Committees Deliberate

February 4, 2021
CADTH has three expert committees that provide recommendations to publicly funded drug programs, health ministries, and health authorities on the appropriate use of drugs, medical devices, and clinical interventions: CADTH pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review Expert Review Committee (pERC): cancer drugs CADTH Canadian Drug Expert Committee (CDE...

Workshop - Plain Language and Clearer Communication: Making Health Research Make Sense

February 10, 2021
Audience: Of interest to anyone who needs to explain research and complex health topics clearly to people who may not have a research background. Level: Introductory. What you’ll learn: Participants will learn why plain language is necessary and worth the effort, and will discover the steps and skills needed to write well in plain language. He...