Patient Involvement Workshop
Patient Involvement Workshop: Presentations
Friday, 5 February 2010
09:00 – 09:10
Opening Remarks and Greetings
- Maximizing Patient Value: Effective Involvement of Patients in Health Technology Decisions
John Sproule, Senior Policy Director, Institute of Health Economics
09:10 – 10:30
- International Approaches to Engaging Patients in Technology Decisions
Dr. Karen Facey, Chair, HTAi Interest Sub-group: Patient and Citizen Involvement in HTA.
- Introducing Patient Perspective in Health Technology Assessment at the Local Level
Dr. Marie-Pierre Gagnon, CHUQ Research Centre, Hopital St-Francois d'Assise.
10:50 – 12:00
- Canadian Perspectives: Patient Involvement in Cochrane Network
Cheryl Arratoon, Canadian Cochrane Network and Centre, Ottawa, Canada, Institute of Population Health.
- Patient Involvement in CADTH
Elaine MacPhail, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies on Health.
- Tapping Patient's Expertise for experiential insight
Dr. George Tolomiczenko, Executive Director of Research & Scientific Liaison, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of Canada.
13:00 – 14:30
- Why should we involve patients in health technology decisions?
- How can we maximize the participation of patients in health technology assessment?
- Where and when should we not involve patients?
- What are the barriers to effective engagement of patients?
- What should governments, public agencies and professional societies do to enhance effective patient engagement?
14:30 – 15:00
Reflection: Panel Discussion
- Jennifer Rees, Director Patient Engagement, Alberta Health Services
- Dr. Karen Facey, Chair, Health Technology Assessment International Interest Group on Patient and Citizen Involvement
- Durhane Wong-Reiger, Chair at Consumer Advocare Network
- Dr. Doug Perry, Senior Provincial Clinical Advisor, Alberta Health and Wellness