News 2014 and earlier

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Research Excellence Framework (REF)

Posted on Monday 22 December 2014

The world leading research undertaken by the Centre for Health Economics has been recognised by the University of York's ranking as equal 7th in the country for Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care in the national assessment of the quality and impact of research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).

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CHE receives Athena SWAN bronze award

Posted on Friday 5 December 2014

Athena SWAN in the Centre for Health Economics

Whether NHS £2bn is ‘real’ or not, it’s a drop in the ocean

Posted on Wednesday 3 December 2014

Article "Whether NHS £2bn is ‘real’ or not, it’s a drop in the ocean" has been published on The Conversation

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Two new CHE research papers

Posted on Friday 31 October 2014

CHE's latest research papers

Andrew Street gives his reaction to the five year forward view for the NHS

Posted on Friday 24 October 2014

On 23 October 2014, Simon Stevens, NHS Chief Executive, published his five year forward view for the NHS.

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Rita Santos has been awarded a NIHR Doctoral Fellowship

Posted on Monday 13 October 2014

Research Title: Measuring and explaining variations in general practice performance

BMC paper highly accessed

Posted on Monday 13 October 2014

Network meta-analysis of (individual patient) time to event data alongside (aggregate) count data

Mark Sculpher appeared on the Radio 4 show ‘Philosopher’s Arms’

Posted on Monday 22 September 2014


Walking or cycling to work improves wellbeing

Posted on Thursday 18 September 2014

Does active commuting improve psychological wellbeing? Longitudinal evidence from eighteen waves of the British Household Panel Survey

Comparing patient health outcomes and treatment thresholds in England and Germany - the case of hip replacement

Posted on Wednesday 17 September 2014

Journal Publication - Comparison of pre- and post-operative health-related quality of life and length of stay after primary total hip replacement in matched English and German patient cohorts

The costs of specialised care

Posted on Tuesday 9 September 2014

CHE Research Paper 103

Comparisons of provider performance using patient reported outcome measures should account for missing data

Posted on Thursday 24 July 2014

Failure to account for missing data undermines judgments about which providers are best at improving the health of their patients. The latest CHE research paper demonstrates why missing data matter and what can be done about it.

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New Alan Williams archive website

Posted on Wednesday 23 July 2014

Resources about the life and work of Alan Williams

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Chris Bojke appointed to the NICE safe staffing advisory committee

Posted on Wednesday 23 July 2014

NICE Safe Staffing Advisory Committee (SSAC)

CHE research referenced in Commons Select Committee report

Posted on Wednesday 16 July 2014

Health Select Committee report on long term conditions

Most read MDM article

Posted on Wednesday 16 July 2014

Research paper by Soares et al free to download

Bean counting and the NHS

Posted on Tuesday 15 July 2014

Richard Cookson participates in the BBC programme 'Moral Maze'

The impact of diabetes on employment in Mexico

Posted on Tuesday 8 July 2014

The latest CHE Research Paper is now available

Idaira Rodriguez wins a poster presentation award at the 34th Jornadas de Economía de la Salud

Posted on Thursday 19 June 2014

Annual conference with the theme "Based on assessment decisions: fable or desideratum?"

Alan Williams Fellowship Awards

Posted on Monday 9 June 2014

Congratulations to Francesca Zantomio, from Ca' Foscari University of Venice, and Hossein Afzali, from The University of Adelaide, who have been awarded Alan Williams Fellowships

EuroQol group 2013 award for best scientific paper

Posted on Friday 6 June 2014

Hospital variation in patient reported outcomes at the level of EQ-5D dimensions: evidence from England

Global health policy - two new CHE research papers

Posted on Monday 12 May 2014

CHE's latest research papers

CHE research cited by NHS England Chief Exec Simon Stevens

Posted on Thursday 1 May 2014

Article in the Guardian 1st May

More on developing integrated care

Posted on Thursday 17 April 2014

A further article on this topic has been published in the HSJ

Annual Report 2013
Annual Report 2013

Posted on Thursday 3 April 2014

CHE's 2013 Annual Report

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Marta Soares wins ISPOR Award

Posted on Wednesday 2 April 2014

Congratulations to Marta Soares who has won the ISPOR Award for Excellence in Application of Pharmacoeconomics and Health Outcomes Research 2014

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York’s key role in research on ‘self-management support’

Posted on Monday 31 March 2014

Health economists, led by Andrea Manca, are to carry out research into the value that people with chronic long-term conditions, such as asthma, cancer, and coronary heart disease, place on interventions aimed to support self-management of their health condition.

Top national appointment for Professor Maria Goddard

Posted on Thursday 20 March 2014

Maria Goddard has been appointed to the Board of the national body responsible for health and social care data collection, analysis and dissemination in England.

Pooling budgets not a panacea for integrated care

Posted on Wednesday 19 March 2014

CHE's latest research paper - Financial mechanisms for integrating funds for health and social care: an evidence review

Eliminating poor productivity is key to NHS improvement

Posted on Monday 17 March 2014

Health Service Journal 13 March 2014

Latest update on the NICE threshold project

Posted on Thursday 16 January 2014

Methods for estimation of the NICE cost-effectiveness threshold

Latest CHE Research paper shows two consecutive years of increasing NHS productivity

Posted on Thursday 16 January 2014

NHS productivity increased by 10% between 2004/5 and 2011/12

CHE's latest research paper - Network meta-analysis of (individual patient) time to event data alongside (aggregate) count data

Posted on Wednesday 15 January 2014

Authors: Pedro Saramago, Ling-Hsiang Chuang and Marta Soares

New report published on variations in outcomes and costs for surgical procedures

Posted on Monday 6 January 2014

Variations in outcome and costs among NHS providers for common surgical procedures: econometric analyses of routinely collected data

CHE's latest research papers

Posted on Tuesday 26 November 2013

The latest CHE Research Papers are now available

Pedro Saramago Goncalves receives prize for best podium presentation

Posted on Wednesday 16 October 2013

Congratulations to Pedro Saramago Goncalves

Research on how to monetarily value patients' time, using the contingent valuation method, just published by CHE

Posted on Wednesday 11 September 2013

Attributing a monetary value to patients’ time: A contingent valuation approach

CHE contributes to University of York's 50 years of gold standard achievement

Posted on Tuesday 30 July 2013

Economic expertise at the heart of the health service

Latest research on the effects of competition on prices and quality in the market for GPs in Australia now available from CHE.

Posted on Wednesday 10 July 2013

Competition, prices and quality in the market for physician consultations

Patients care about quality when choosing their general practice according to new research published today by CHE at York.

Posted on Monday 8 July 2013

Does quality affect patients’ choice of doctor? Evidence from the UK

New research demonstrates an increase in NHS productivity

Posted on Wednesday 3 July 2013

NHS productivity from 2004/5 to 2010/11

Alan Williams Fellowship Awards

Posted on Thursday 27 June 2013

Congratulations to Peter Sivey, from the University of Melbourne, and Mikael Svensson, from Karlstad University, who have been awarded Alan Williams Fellowships

Choice of contracts for quality in health care: evidence from the British NHS

Posted on Thursday 6 June 2013

CHE's latest research paper

The quality of life of female informal caregivers:from Scandinavia to the Mediterranean Sea

Posted on Wednesday 29 May 2013

CHE's latest research paper

Annual Report 2012
Annual Report 2012

Posted on Tuesday 7 May 2013

CHE's 2012 Annual Report

Expected health benefits of additional evidence: principles, methods and applications

Posted on Tuesday 16 April 2013

CHE's latest research paper

New publication: Waiting time policies in the health sector, what works?

Posted on Wednesday 6 February 2013

By Luigi Siciliani, Michael Borowitz and Valerie Moran

Methods for the estimation of the NICE cost effectiveness threshold

Posted on Thursday 24 January 2013

CHE's latest research paper

CHE Joins Twitter

Posted on Friday 21 December 2012

CHE joins Twitter

Applied Health Economics (second edition)

Posted on Friday 30 November 2012

New book by Andrew Jones, Nigel Rice, Teresa Bago D’Uva and Silvia Balia

New publication 'The Humble Economist' by Tony Culyer

Posted on Monday 26 November 2012

New publication 'The Humble Economist' by Tony Culyer

Economic Evaluation Short Courses for 2013

Posted on Friday 9 November 2012

CHE Short Courses in Economic Evaluation available for 2013

Hospital quality competition under fixed prices

Posted on Friday 2 November 2012

CHE's latest research paper

Two awards for Professor Mike Drummond

Posted on Monday 22 October 2012

Professor Mike Drummond recently received awards from Erasmus University and the Society of Medical Decision Making

Annual Report 2011
Annual Report 2011

Posted on Wednesday 29 August 2012

CHE's Annual Report

English hospitals can improve their use of resources: analysis of costs and length of stay for ten treatments

Posted on Thursday 12 July 2012

English hospitals can improve their performance

Alan Williams Fellowship

Posted on Monday 9 July 2012

Congratulations to Line Kongstad

Productivity of the English National Health Service 2003-4 to 2009-10

Posted on Friday 30 March 2012

New research demonstrates constant growth in NHS productivity

Twenty years of using economic evaluations for reimbursement decisions. What have we achieved?

Posted on Thursday 9 February 2012

Researchers at the University of York perform evaluations of the clinical and cost-effectiveness of drugs for the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). But does this research actually have an impact?

Analysing hospital variation in health outcome at the level of EQ-5D dimensions

Posted on Friday 27 January 2012

CHE's latest research paper

Claire McKenna wins Young Investigator Award

Posted on Monday 6 June 2011

Estimating the costs of specialised care

Posted on Wednesday 16 February 2011

New price regulation mechanism would ‘benefit the NHS’

Posted on Wednesday 9 February 2011

Health economists at the University of York say a robust framework is needed for a new purchasing system for medicines to make sure it delivers anticipated benefits for the NHS.

Major new research initiatives at CHE

Posted on Wednesday 2 February 2011

Improving the productivity of the English NHS

Posted on Monday 17 January 2011

Series of short bulletins

HESG conference held at York

Posted on Wednesday 12 January 2011

HESG conference held at York

CHE/OHE workshop on the White Paper reforms

Posted on Tuesday 4 January 2011

Policy Briefing on Health systems performance

Posted on Thursday 1 July 2010