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“MAPPING STUDIES” IN COST-UTILITY ANALYSES: NEW RECOMMENDATIONS FROM ISPOR TASK FORCE

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Guidance for the Consistent Application of Appropriate Analytical Methods   Princeton, NJ—February 14, 2017—The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) published a new Task Force Report, “Mapping to Estimate Health-State Utility from Non–Preference-Based Outcome Measures: An ISPOR Good

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MAPPING THE CLINICAL COPD QUESTIONNAIRE ONTO EQ-5D VALUES

Rotterdam, The Netherlands – The Clinical COPD Questionnaire (CCQ) is a widely-used questionnaire to assess the effectiveness of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) treatments. However, it is not a preference-based measure, and hence cannot be directly used to estimate the

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Linking Profile To Preference-Based Measures – Don’t Regress

Aberdeen, UK & Los Angeles, CA, USA – Health-related quality of life measures can provide useful information to decision makers involved in health care resource allocation.  These decision makers are concerned with the planning of health care services and are often interested

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New Approach To “Mapping” Treatment Effects To Generic Health-Related Quality Of Life Scales

Bristol, UK – “The benefits of new treatments in improving quality of life have been routinely under-estimated.” That is the conclusion from the first of two papers by Lu, Ades et al. from the University of Bristol. In the paper, “Mapping from

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Recommendations For Estimating Utility Values From Other Health Measures

Sheffield, UK – Decision-making agencies, such as the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) in the UK, recommend the inclusion of utility data in health technology assessments, and sometimes require data to be collected using specific patient-reported outcome measures

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Comparing Different Methods for Measuring Benefits for Economic Evaluation

Sheffield, UK – A comparison of the benefits and costs of different treatments for various patient groups to inform resource allocation decisions requires a comparable measure of benefit.

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