About the Prioritizing Methodological Research Methodology Forum

23 – 24 September 2010
Edmonton, Alberta

Advancements in methodological approaches in the evaluation of health technologies are important for ensuring ongoing improvement in the comprehensiveness and quality of assessments. On September 23 and 24th, 2010, The Institute of Health Economics (IHE) conducted an invitational methodology forum addressing the economic evaluation of medicines in Canada. Delegates from academia, government, industry and other stakeholders involved in the production and use of evidence were brought together to discuss methodological challenges in evaluation of technologies and to identify priorities for research methods development in Canada.

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IHE Methodology Forum: Prioritizing Methodological Research in the Evaluation of Health Technologies in Canada Forum Summary
  • Chair: Dr. Michael Drummond, University of York
  • Program Development Leads: Dr. Deborah Marshall, University of Calgary & Dr. Michael Drummond, University of York.

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This event was made possible by support from: Institute of Health Economics, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, National Institute for Clinical Excellence, IHE Board member organizations: Merck, Pfizer, Eli Lilly, Astra Zeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, and Alberta Health and Wellness.