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Workshop – Diagnostic Test Accuracy Meta-Analysis

Event Date: March 10, 2021
Result type: Events

Audience: Of interest to HTA producers. Level: Intermediate  What you’ll learn: Knowledge of methods needed to carry out a meta-analysis of diagnostic test accuracy, including the methods needed to correct for imperfect reference standard. Dr. Nandini Dendukuri, McGill University Ian Schiller, McGill University Health Centre‒Research ...

Workshop - Supporting Decision-Making in an Uncertain Future: A Hands-On Introduction to Horizon Scanning in Health Technology Management

Event Date: March 3, 2021
Result type: Events

Audience: Of interest to HTA producers. Level: Introductory What you’ll learn: By the end of this workshop, you will understand the role horizon scanning plays in health technology management (HTM), know about sources and processes to identify and prioritize horizon scanning topics, and be able to apply processes to real-world examples. Jef...

Workshop - Survival Analysis and Decision Modelling in R

Event Date: February 24, 2021
Result type: Events

Audience: Of interest to HTA producers. Level: Intermediate. What you’ll learn: This is an introduction to survival analysis methods for model-based economic evaluations through practical examples in R. The advantages and disadvantages of each method will be discussed. Dr. Petros Pechlivanoglou, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) N...

Workshop - From Lingo to Application: The Use of Confounder Summary Scores (Propensity Scores and Disease Risk Scores) in Health Technology Assessment Based on Real-World Data

Event Date: February 17, 2021
Result type: Events

Audience: Of interest to HTA producers. Level: Introductory What you’ll learn: Participants will: (i) better understand confounding and confounder summary scores; (ii) be able to estimate propensity scores and disease risk scores; (iii) know their strengths and limits; (iv) have discussed their application within HTA. Dr. Jason Guertin, Uni...

Consultation for Patients on the Deliberative Appraisal Process at CADTH

Event Date: February 11, 2021
Result type: Events

The top three principles for the deliberative process identified by the Health Technology Assessment International 2020 Global Policy Forum were transparency, inclusivity, and impartiality. CADTH has worked with a few patient groups to create a two-part consultation to support wide participation: first, an education session — How CADTH Expert C...

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

Event Date: February 10, 2021
Result type: Events

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...

How CADTH Expert Committees Deliberate

Event Date: February 4, 2021
Result type: Events

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 - Conducting Economic Evaluations in Child Health

Event Date: February 3, 2021
Result type: Events

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...

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

Event Date: January 27, 2021
Result type: Events

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...