23 – 25 April 2007 Calgary, Alberta The Institute of Health Economics (IHE) co-hosted this Calgary conference in April 2007 to consult experts on factors contributing to the low birth weight rate in Alberta, to develop a consensus on the relevant factors, and to tailor interventions to address the contributing factors. The consensus statement on how to prevent low birth weight…
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Program Consensus Development Conference on Healthy Mothers – Healthy Babies: How to Prevent Low Birth Weight – Final Program (2.6 MB) Download Program Consensus Statement Consensus Statement on Healthy Mothers – Healthy Babies: How to Prevent Low Birth Weight (240 KB) Download Consensus Statement Media Release 23 May 2007 – Media Release…
How do you engage citizens, decision-makers, and experts in an appropriate way to address complex health issues? One approach is the Consensus Development Conference. The Consensus Development Conference approach has been used effectively in Alberta by the Institute of Health Economics. The program is modelled on the National Institute of Health (NIH) Consensus Development program…
Institute of Health Economics Working Paper WP 05-07. The aim of this paper is to compare health in Canada and the United States using a preference-based measure. NOTE: In 2006 the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research HTA unit moved to IHE. Documents produced in and prior to 2006 have different formats; the format was determined by the agency for which the document…
Institute of Health Economics Working Paper WP 05-03. Missing data is a common problem in studies that collect data on patient-reported outcomes data. This paper reports the methods, results, and an evaluation of one method for imputing missince Centre for Epidemiological Studies-Depression (CES-D) data in a study of health-related quality of life (HRQL) in a cohort of patients…
Institute of Health Economics Working Paper WP 05-02. The purpose of this report was to assess the cross-sectional construct validity of the Health Utilities Mark 3 (HUI3) in type 2 diabetes using population-health survey data. NOTE: In 2006 the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research HTA unit moved to IHE. Documents produced in and prior to 2006 have different formats;…
Institute of Health Economics Working Paper WP 05-01. The objective of this paper is to assess a broad range of determinants of health to determine which are most strongly associated with health-related quality of life (HRQL) in people with type 2 diabetes. NOTE: In 2006 the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research HTA unit moved to IHE. Documents produced in and prior…