NICE to support new valuation study for England for EQ-5D-5L questionnaire

24 October 2019 - Study will measure public’s preference for different health states. ...

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Attempt to replicate clinical trials with real world data generates real world criticism, too

3 July 2019 - It’s one of the most seductive ideas in medicine: that “real-world evidence,” including data from electronic ...

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Validation of patient reported outcomes: a low bar

3 July 2019 - It used to be that if we wanted to assess a patient’s back pain, we would evaluate ...

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EMA launches checklist to facilitate validation for initial marketing authorisation applications

8 February 2019 - A survey launched by EMA in September 2016 shows that validation issues occur in 90% of ...

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NICE launches PRIMA to health-check economic models

7 December 2017 - NICE Scientific Advice offers a new service for healthcare product developers to check the quality of their ...

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Predictive validation and the re-analysis of cost-effectiveness: do we dare to tread?

30 October 2017 - Predictive validation (also known as fourth-order validation) involves the comparison between model outputs and observed data ...

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Biomarkers and surrogate endpoints

16 March 2016 - This Viewpoint describes the rationale behind an FDA and NIH effort to develop a glossary of common ...

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