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  • The role of mental health and addiction among high-cost patients.
    Claire de Oliveira, PhD, Independent Scientist and Health Economist with the Inst for Mental Health Policy Research at CAMH; Assistant Prof at IHPME, U of T
    Date: Friday, Dec 2, 2016 Time: 1 - 2 pm
    Venue: Toronto General Hospital, Eaton Building, 10th Fl, 200 Elizabeth St, Rm 10EB240
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THETA Rounds

Since 2008 THETA has been hosting lecture series THETA Rounds and inviting world experts to address various issues related to Health Technology Assessment, Clinical Research and Health Policy and Ethics fields. From January 2016 onwards THETA Rounds are available in the live webinar format.
In addition, please explore THETA Rounds ARCHIVE 2008 - 2016, which contains recordings of majority of past lectures.

  Topic: The role of mental health and addiction among high-cost patients.

Speaker: Claire de Oliveira, PhD,  Independent Scientist and Health Economist with the Inst for Mental Health Policy Research at CAMH; Assistant Professor at Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
Date: Dec 02, 2016
Time: 1 pm - 2 pm
Venue: Toronto General Hospital, Eaton Building, 10th Fl, 200 Elizabeth St, Rm 10EB240

Register for a webinar session here.



Dr. Murray Krahn Co-Authors Chapters in Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine

Professor Murray Krahn of the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy and Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment Collaborative (THETA) is a co-author on several chapters of the recently-published Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine, Second Edition. Read more...



SMDM 2016 Lusted Student Prize Winners from THETA community.

This year congratulations go to Dr. Beata Sander students: Ryan O'Reilly and Rohan D'Souza! Their posters were among the ten finalistsRead more...



THETA Collaborative presents at the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) 2016 - 38th Annual North American Meeting

Place: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Dates: October 23 - October 26, 2016
Theme: From Uncertainty to Action
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THETA's Biostatistician Nicholas Mitsakakis, MSc PhD has been selected to teach a short course at the SMDM 38th Annual North American Meeting. Other staff and THETA students are contributing oral and poster presentations. Read more...

Dr. Krahn publishes in JAMA and has a book launch in December – Congratulations!

Dr. Murray Krahn and his colleagues from the Second Panel on Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine publish an article with new recommendations in JAMA, and the Panel expect a book launch in December in Washington DC. Read more...


THETA's PhD student teaches at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia

Dr. Murray Krahn's PhD student Mary-Ellen Hogan travelled to Ethiopia to teach condensed two weeks course in Pharmacoeconomics at Addis Ababa University. Read more in the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy News article.


Posted Aug 3, 2016

THETA's MSc student presents her work at GRIP.

Dr. Murray Krahn's graduate MSc student student, Yasmin Saeed, representing the Clinical, Social and Administrative Pharmaceutical Sciences group, presented “Health Utilities (Quality of Life) in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients,” at the Graduate Research in Progress (GRIP) symposium . 

Read more in Pharmacopoeia

Posted Aug 3, 2016

MedsCheck Study – presented at the Ontario Pharmacists Association Annual Conference

After 9 years Ontario's MedsCheck medication review programs  have been evaluated for clinical and cost-effectiveness in a study conducted by the OPEN team…Read more.

Posted Aug 3, 2016

RnaDx Study recruited first participant in June

We are excited to announce that RnaDx study has recruited the first participant on June 23 and obtained the first fine needle aspiration biopsy sample on July 14. Read more...

Posted on July 19, 2016

THETA supports creation of the new BRU unit.

BRU stands for Biostatistics Research Unit. There has been an unmet need at UHN for statistical collaboration and support. Read more...

Posted on July 5, 2016

THETA Collaborative has moved to a new home…

We are thrilled to announce that we have moved to University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital (TGH) Site, as of April 26, 2016. Read more...

 Posted on June 7, 2016



It's celebrated around the world on or near May 20 each year in order to celebrate the day that James Lind started what is often considered the first randomized clinical trial aboard a ship on May 20, 1747. Read more...

From ACRP Clinical Trials Day website. Posted on May 20, 2016.

The Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) 16th Biennial European Conference: Special Focus on Improving Diagnostic Decision Making

THETA staff members: Valeria E. Rac, MD, PhD; Lusine Abrahamyan, MD MPH PhD has been selected to teach a short course at the prestigious SMDM-European Conference. Read more...

Posted on March 3, 2016

 Quality Indicators for Telehomecare study recruiting participants

As of February 2, THETA began recruitment of heart failure patients and health care providers. Read more...

Posted on March 3, 2016

CAHSPR Conference 2016: A Learning Healthcare System: Let the Patient Revolution Begin!

THETA staff is contributing several oral and poster presentations at the conference. Read more...
Posted on Feb 25, 2016 Conference description and photo adapted from CAHSPR website.

The Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC) 2016 Conference

ARCC is pleased to announce that its 5th annual conference will take place from May 8th to 9th at the Hilton Toronto in Toronto, Ontario. Read more...

Posted on Jan 12, 2016

THETA Collaborative presents at the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) 2015 - 2nd Biennial Asia-Pacific Conference, January 08 - January 10, 2016, at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong.

Theme: Making Difficult Clinical and Policy Decisions: The Example of Ageing and End of Life Care in Asia-Pacific. Read more...

Posted on Jan 8, 2016

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