Response to media on new MBS items for eating disorders

30 October 2019 - In response to this morning’s media the Department of Health advises that the new items that will ...

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‘Let private health funds cover all GP bills’

29 October 2019 - Private health insurers are ­pushing for reform of the healthcare system to allow them to pay ...

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A watchdog group sets aside emotions to assess drugs’ value. Patients say their lives are more than a number.

2 August 2019 - Health economists walk a precarious tightrope: their analyses are quantitative and, presumably, emotion-free. But health care ...

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ICER seeks public comment on proposed methods adaptations for assessments of potential cures and other transformative therapies

6 August 2019 - Proposed adaptations help manage increased uncertainty, capture new value dimensions for appraisal committee voting, and adopt a ...

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Patient preferences studies: how NICE aims to make use of them

2 July 2019 - Dr Jacoline Bouvy, Senior Scientific Adviser, talks about a growing area of interest for the Scientific ...

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Stories of patient involvement impact in health technology assessments: a discussion paper

24 July 2019 - As more health technology assessment bodies seek to implement patient involvement, there is a desire to learn ...

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New committee brings diverse patient, family, and caregiver voices to CADTH

10 July 2019 - Following a nationwide call for nominations, CADTH is pleased to announce the membership of its new ...

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Ethical challenges related to patient involvement in health technology assessment

28 June 2019 - Including information and values from patients in HTA has the potential to improve both the process and ...

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CMS seeks public input on patients over paperwork initiative to further reduce administrative, regulatory burden to lower health care costs

6 June 2019 - Public feedback will shape initiative’s next steps and future progress in tackling unnecessary burden on healthcare providers. ...

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Keeping up the PACE at the Scottish Medicines Consortium

26 March 2019 - There are many ways that patient centricity could be delivered when doing a health technology assessment. ...

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Whether the TGA should publish that a prescription medicine is under evaluation

15 February 2019 - The TGA is seeking comments from interested parties on whether or not the TGA should in future ...

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NICE provides first scientific advice on patient preference study design

14 February 2019 - The NICE Scientific Advice team, working with the Science Policy and Research team at NICE, has provided ...

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Risk classification of antimicrobials used in animals opens for public consultation

5 February 2019 - EMA has published today for public consultation its updated scientific advice on the categorisation of antimicrobials.  ...

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Patient groups fail to declare financial interests during NICE assessments

16 January 2019 - Patients’ groups involved in assessing treatments for the NHS often fail to disclose their financial interests, ...

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Proposal to list a new presentation of raltegravir and amend arrangements for raltegravir and posaconazole

7 December 2018 - PHARMAC is seeking feedback on a multi-product proposal with Merck Sharpe & Dohme.  ...

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