Defining the role of the public in Health Technology Assessment (HTA) and HTA-informed decision-making processes

10 March 2020 - The terminology used to describe community participation in health technology assessment is contested and frequently confusing.  ...

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TLV has decided on a policy for patient participation

21 February 2020 - TLV has taken another step in developing patient participation by developing a policy.  ...

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The FDA wants to know how Instagram influencers sway patient views on medicines

28 January 2020 - In 2015, Kim Kardashian promoted a morning-sickness pill to her millions of followers on social media, ...

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Use of patient preference studies in HTA decision making: a NICE perspective

16 January 2020 - Patient preference studies could provide valuable insights to a National Institute for Health and Care Excellence committee ...

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Engaging patients in medicines regulation: a tale of two agencies

2 December 2019 - The EMA and the US FDA have committed to engaging patients in their regulatory processes to promote ...

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Patient perspective is vital to FDA's work

7 November 2019 - As an oncologist, I was eager to come work at the U.S. FDA, where I knew ...

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Advancing patient engagement

2 October 2019 - It’s widely accepted that seeking patient input into their health and care improves outcomes for them and ...

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Statement on FDA efforts to encourage patient engagement in medical device clinical investigations

23 September 2019 - At the U.S. FDA we are committed to keeping patients, their families and caregivers at the center ...

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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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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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Incorporating patient preferences in non-inferiority trials

24 June 2019 - Non-inferiority trials imply a trade-off between a loss in efficacy of a standard treatment in exchange for ...

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Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America elevates patient voice in ICER review of new peanut allergy treatments

14 June 2019 - On June 11 in Oakland, CA the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review and its California Technology ...

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