Simon Walker
Research Fellow

Profile

Biography

Simon joined the Team for Economic Evaluation and Health Technology Assessment (TEEHTA) in October 2006 after completing the MSc in Health Economics at York. He had previously graduated from Clare College, Cambridge in 2004 with a BA in Economics. 

Simon's research interests are focused on methods for the economic evaluation of health care. He has particular interests in the economics underlying economic evaluation and in the use of economic evaluation to value pay for performance schemes.

 

Research

Overview

  • The economic evaluation of health care technologies
  • The application of statistical and decision-analytic methods for cost-effectiveness analysis
  • The choice of perspective for economic evaluation
  • The use of economic evaluation to value pay for performance schemes 

Recently completed projects

  • Department of Health - Appropriate perspectives for health care decisions

  • Health Technology Assessment - Multicentre randomised controlled trial examining the cost-effectiveness of contrast-enhanced high field magnetic resonance imaging in women with primary breast cancer scheduled for wide local excision

  • Health Technology Assessment - Endovascular stents for abdominal aortic aneurysms: a systematic review and economic model

  • Health Technology Assessment - A randomised controlled trial to compare minimally invasive glucose monitoring devices with conventional monitoring in the management of insulin-treated diabetes mellitus

Research group(s)

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Contact details

Simon Walker
Researcher
Centre for Health Economics