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Here are various conference materials presented by THETA staff and collaborators.

 

Conference Presentations 2015 - Present

The Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) 38th Annual North American Meeting. Special focus: From Uncertainty to Action. October 23-26, 2016, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Issues in the analysis of health care cost data. Nicholas Mitsakakis, MSc PhD, Sunday, Oct 23, 2-5.30pm. Short Course

Recommendations of the second panel on cost-effectiveness in health and medicine. Panelists: Anirban Basu, PhD; David Feeny, PhD; Murray Krahn, MD, MSc, FRCPC; Karen M. Kuntz, ScD; David O. Meltzer, MD, PhD; Douglas K. Owens, MD, MS; Lisa A. Prosser, MS, PhD; Joshua A. Salomon, PhD; Thomas Trikalinos, MD, PhD; Chairs: Peter Neumann, ScD; Gillian D. Sanders, PhD. Panel discussion

Investigating structural independence in preference-based utility instruments using graphical models. Nicholas Mitsakakis, MSc PhD, Karen E Bremner, BSc and Murray Krahn, MD, MSc, FRCPC. Oral abstract

Validating the bladder utility symptom scale (BUSS): a multiattribute health state classification system for all patients with bladder cancer. Kirstin E Boehme, MSc, Nathan Perlis, MD, MSc, Munir Jamal, MD, Karen E Bremner, BSc, Shabbir MH Alibhai, MD, MSc, Antonio Finelli, MD, MSc, Paul Ritvo, PhD, Murray D. Krahn, MD, MSc and Girish Kulkarni, MD, PhD. Oral abstract

Exploring the use of decision thresholds for ranking treatments in network meta-analysis. Romina Brignardello, PhD, Alejandro Jadad, MD, DPhil, Bradley Johnston, PhD, George Tomlinson, PhD, Nicholas Mitsakakis, MSc PhD. Oral abstract

Cost-effectiveness analysis of drugs for chronic Hepatitis C infection: informing on listing decisions of interferon-free direct-acting antiviral regimens in Canada. William W. L. Wong, PhD, Karen M. Lee, MA, Sumeet Singh, BScPhm, MSc, Murray Krahn, MD, MSc, FRCPC. Poster presentation

Weighting of AHI scores and symptoms in the diagnosis of sleep apnea by sleep specialists. Nicholas Mitsakakis, MSc PhD, Lusine Abrahamyan, MD, MPH, PhD, Valeria E. Rac, MD, PhD, Suzanne Chung, BEd, CCRP, Michael Fitzpatrick, MB, BCh, DCH, FRCPI, MD, FRCPC, FAASM and Murray Krahn, MD, MSc, FRCPC. Poster presentation

A systematic review and meta-analysis of health utilities in chronic Hepatitis C patients. Yasmin Saeed, BScPhm, Mohammed Alhokail, Joanna M. Bielecki, BSC, MISt, Lusine Abrahamyan, MD, MPH, PhD, Petros Pechlivanoglou, MSc, PhD, Murray Krahn, MD, MSc, FRCPC, William W. L. Wong, Ph.D.Poster presentation

Health utilities in chronic Hepatitis C patients with late-stage liver disease. Yasmin Saeed, BScPhm, Alice Fried, Mohammed Alhokail, Suzanne Chung, BEd, CCRP, Welson Ryan, Josephine F Wong, MD, Jordan J. Feld, MD, David Wong, MD, FRCP, Hemant Shah, MD, MScCH, Julie Bruneau, MD, Zeny Feng, PhD, Nicholas Mitsakakis, MSc PhD, Jeff Powis, MD, Valeria E. Rac, MD, PhD, Karen E Bremner, BSc, Murray Krahn, MD, MSc, FRCPC and William W. L. Wong, Ph.D. Poster presentation

Challenges on the Path to Reimbursement of Oncology Drugs: Insights from the Cost-Effectiveness Decisions of the Pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review. Alice Fried, Petros Pechlivanoglou, Mohammed Alhokail, Fiona Miller, Murray Krahn . Poster presentation

Corneal cross-linking versus penetrating keratoplasty in the treatment of keratoconus: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Victoria Leung, MD, Petros Pechlivanoglou, MSc, PhD, Hall Chew, MD FRCSC, Murray D. Krahn, MD, MSc, Wendy Hatch, OD, MSc. Poster presentation

Preferences of pregnant women and family members for combined maternal-fetal health states arising from the use of anticoagulation in pregnancy. Rohan D'Souza, George Tomlinson, PhD, Kyra McKelvey, Danielle Wuebbolt, Vanessa Nguyen, Wynn Peterson, Prakesh Shah, MD, MSc, Karen E Bremner, BSc, Murray Krahn, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Kellie Murphy and Beate Sander, PhD. Poster presentation

Characterizing model uncertainty in meta-analysis using a Bayesian method. Chun-Po Fan, PhD, Jeffrey Hoch, PhD, George Tomlinson, PhD. . Poster presentation


The Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) 16th Biennial European Conference: Special Focus on Improving Diagnostic Decision Making, the 16th Biennial SMDM-European Conference, June 12-14, 2016, London, UK.

Complex interventions for comparative effectiveness and health technology assessment – real world experience. Course Director: Valeria E. Rac, MD, PhD,Course Faculty: Lusine Abrahamyan, MD MPH PhD. Short Course

Mixed method program evaluation of the telehomecare program for patients with heart failure (HF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Ontario, Canada: qualitative study. Gemma Hunting, MA, Nida Shahid, HBSc., CCRP, Yeva Sahakyan, MD, MPH, Iris Fan, BA, Christelle Moneypenny, Hon BA, MSc (cand.), Aleksandra Stanimirovic, MSc, PhD (cand.), Taylor North, Yelena Petrosyan, MD, MPH, PhD (cand.), Murray D Krahn, MD, MSc, FRCPC,Valeria E. Rac, MD, PhD. Oral abstract

The role of telehomecare on blood pressure control in patients with heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Ontario, Canada.Valeria E. Rac, MD, PhD, Yeva Sahakyan, MD, MPH, Nida Shahid, HBSc., CCRP, Aleksandra Stanimirovic, MSc, PhD (cand.), Petros Pechlivanoglou, MSc, PhD, Welson Ryan, Lusine Abrahamyan, MD MPH PhD and Murray D Krahn, MD, MSc, FRCPC. Poster presentation

New model of healthcare delivery: telehomecare program for heart failure (HF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients in Ontario, Canada. Valeria E. Rac, MD, PhD, Yeva Sahakyan, MD, MPH, Nida Shahid, HBSc., CCRP, Aleksandra Stanimirovic, MSc, PhD (cand.), Iris Fan, BA, Welson Ryan, Murray D Krahn, MD, MSc, FRCPC. Poster presentation

Diagnostic accuracy of level IV portable sleep tests versus polysomnography for sleep-disordered breathing: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lusine Abrahamyan, MD, MPH, PhD, Yeva Sahakyan, MD, MPH, Suzanne Chung, Petros Pechlivanoglou, MSc, PhD, Steven M. Carcone, MSc, Valeria E. Rac, MD, PhD and Murray Krahn, MD, MSc, FRCPC. Poster presentation


Canadian Association for Health Sevices and Policy Research (CAHSPR) 2016 Toronto Conference, May 09 - 12, 2016, Toronto, Ontario Canada.

Barriers and Facilitators to implementation and adoption of the Telehomecare Program for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heart failure in Ontario, Canada. Valeria E. Rac, Gemma Hunting Nida Shahid, Yeva Sahakyan, Iris Fan, Christelle Moneypenny, Aleksandra Stanimirovic, Taylor North, Yelena Petrosyan, Murray Krahn. Oral Presentation

Towards a better health technology innovation system: A scoping review of patient and public involvement in technology design and technology assessment. Fiona Miller, Sarah Patton, Frieda Daniels, Austin Nam, Joanna Bielecki, Murray Krahn. Oral Presentation

Patients’ and healthcare providers’ experiences with community-based wound care services in Toronto.  Valeria E Rac, Josephine Wong, Kathleen Rice, Laura Teague, Sunita Coelho, Eva Haratsidis, Steven Carcone, Murray Krahn, Kevin Y Woo. Oral Presentation

Nurse workload and satisfaction with providing Telehomecare to COPD and HF patients in Ontario, Canada. Valeria E. Rac, Yeva Sahakyan, Nida Shahid, Alexandra Stanimirovic, Welson Ryan, Murray Krahn. Poster Presentation

New model of healthcare delivery - Telehomecare Program for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart failure (HF) patients in Ontario, Canada. Valeria E. Rac, Nida Shahid, Yeva Sahakyan, Aleksandra Stanimirovic, Welson Ryan, Murray Krahn.  Poster Presentation


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

Introduction to Health Technology Assessment. Course Director: Murray Krahn, MD, Msc, FRCPC; Course Faculty: Jeremy D. Goldhaber-Fiebert, PhD. Pre-Meeting Short Course.

Understanding the Economic Burden of Care for Patients on Renal Replacement TherapyMurray D Krahn, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Karen E Bremner, BSc, Claire de Oliveira, PhD, Stephanie Dixon, PhD, Nicholas Mitsakakis, MSc PhD, Petros Pechlivanoglou, MSc, PhD. Long-Form Oral Abstract

Impact of Telehomecare on Remotely Monitored Clinical Parameters of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Heart Failure Patients. Valeria E. Rac, MD, PhD, Yeva Sahakyan, MD, MPH, Nida Shahid, HBSc., CCRP, Aleksandra Stanimirovic, MSc, PhD (cand.), Petros Pechlivanoglou, MSc, PhD, Welson Ryan, Lusine Abrahamyan, MD MPH PhD and Murray D Krahn, MD, MSc, FRCPC. Long-Form Oral Abstract

Evaluating the Implementation and Adoption of Telehomecare Program for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or Heart Failure Patients. Gemma Hunting, MA, Nida Shahid, HBSc., CCRP, Yeva Sahakyan, MD, MPH, Iris Fan, BA, Christelle Moneypenny, Hon BA, MSc (cand.), Aleksandra Stanimirovic, MSc, PhD (cand.), Taylor North, Yelena Petrosyan, MD, MPH, PhD (cand.), Murray D Krahn, MD, MSc, FRCPC and Valeria E. Rac, MD, PhD. Short-Form Oral Presentation

New Model of Healthcare Delivery - Telehomecare Program for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Heart Failure Patients in Ontario, Canada. Valeria E. Rac, MD, PhD, Yeva Sahakyan, MD, MPH, Nida Shahid, HBSc., CCRP, Aleksandra Stanimirovic, MSc, PhD (cand.), Iris Fan, BA, Welson Ryan,  Murray D Krahn, MD, MSc, FRCPC Short-Form Oral Presentation

Health Services for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Heart Failure Patients in Ontario Telehomecare Program. Valeria E. Rac, MD, PhD, Yeva Sahakyan, MD, MPH, Nida Shahid, HBSc., CCRP, Aleksandra Stanimirovic, MSc, PhD (candidate), Welson Ryan and Murray D Krahn, MD, MSc, FRCPC Short-Form Oral Presentation

Rac VE, Sahakyan Y, Shahid N, Stanimirovic A, Fan I, Ryan W, Pechlivanoglou P, Abrahamyan L, Krahn MD. Improving monitoring outcomes and quality of life for heart failure patients in telehomecare program. American Heart Association Conference, Scientific Sessions 2015, November 10, 2015, in Orlando, FL, USA

Woo KY, Wong J, Rice K, Laura Teague L, Coelho S, Haratsidis E, Carcone S, MSc, Krahn MD, Rac VE. Patients’ and healthcare providers’ experiences with community-based wound care service in Toronto. Canadian Association of Wound Care's 21st Annual Conference. Oct 29 - Nov 1, 2015, Toronto, ON

Wong W, Pechlivanoglou P, Erman A, Saeed Y, Tadrous M, Younis M, Zaki Rayad N, Bielecki J, Rac V, Krahn M. Current treatment for chronic hepatitis B (CHB): A systematic review and a network meta-analysis. 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, October 17-21, 2015. St. Louis, MO, USA.

Nanwa N, Sander B, Krahn M, Daneman N, Lu H, Austin P, Govindarajan A, Rosella L, Cadarette S, Kwong J. Burden of community-acquired clostridium difficile infection in Ontario, Canada: A population-based study. 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, October 17-21, 2015. St. Louis, MO, USA.

Lee CH, Bremner K, Grootendorst P, Ringash J, Krahn M, Mitsakakis N. Predicting utility scores for myelofibrosis patients: mapping the myelofibrosis symptom assessment form and myeloproliferative symptom assessment form to the EUROQOL-5D. 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, October 17-21, 2015. St. Louis, MO, USA.

Gajic-Veljanoski O, Pham B, Pechlivanoglou P, Gupta S, Gibson P, Rae C, Krahn M. A cost-effectiveness analysis of minimal residual disease testing for the management of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, October 17-21, 2015. St. Louis, MO, USA..

Nam A, Erman A, Krahn M. Cost-effectiveness of telehomecare for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Canada. 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, October 17-21, 2015. St. Louis, MO, USA.

Hogan ME, Shah V, Katz J, Taddio A, Krahn M. One year healthcare cost and utilization in adults with chronic pain. 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, October 17-21, 2015. St. Louis, MO, USA.

Lee S, Pechlivanoglou P, Azarpazhooh A, McCredie V, Krahn M, Quinonez C. Cost-utility analysis of oral antiseptic chlorhexidine in decreasing ventilator-associated pneumonia in intensive care units. 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, October 17-21, 2015. St. Louis, MO, USA.

Pechlivanoglou P, Abrahamyan L, Mackeigan L, Dolovich L, Consiglio G, Rac V, Shin J, Cadarette S, Krahn M. Factors affecting the delivery of a pharmacist-led medication review. Evidence from the Medscheck annual service in Ontario. 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, October 17-21, 2015. St. Louis, MO, USA.

Rac V, Hunting G, Shahid N, Sahakyan Y, Fan I, Moneypenny C, Stanimirovic A, Petrosyan Y, Krahn M. Implementation and adoption of the telehomecare program for patients with heart failure or chronic obstructive pulomnary disease. 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, October 17-21, 2015. St. Louis, MO, USA.

Lee CH, Krahn M, Mitsakakis N. Social Media as a key tool to recruit rare disease patients for clinical researchers. 37th SMDM Annual Meeting, October 17-21, 2015. St. Louis, MO, USA.

Rac V, Sahakyan Y, Shahid N, Fan I, Krahn M. Impact of telehomecare program on patients' quality of life and disease-management skills. 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, October 17-21, 2015. St. Louis, MO, USA.

Erman A, Hansen T, Bielecki J, Krahn M, Thein HH. Estimation of fibrosis progression rates for chronic hepatitis C: A systematic review and meta-analysis update. 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, October 17-21, 2015. St. Louis, MO, USA.

D'Souza R, Breiner A, Sander B, Murphy K, Bermingham S, Krahn M. Management of epilepsy in women contemplating pregnancy: A decsion analysis model. 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, October 17-21, 2015. St. Louis, MO, USA.

Hogan ME, Mitsakakis N, Shah V, Katz J, Krahn M. Health utilities in adults with chronic pain. 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, October 17-21, 2015. St. Louis, MO, USA

Saeed Y, Mason K, Chung S, Altenberg J, Powis J, Bruneau J, Feld J, Feng Z, Mitsakakis N, Myers R, Rac V, Bremner K, Krahn M, Wong W. Health utilities in marginalized chronic hepatitis C patients participating in a community-based hepatitis C program. 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, October 17-21, 2015. St. Louis, MO, USA.

Rac V, Sahakyan Y, Shahid N, Stanimirovic A, Fan I, Ryan W, Krahn M. New model of healthcare delivery-telehomecare program for chronic obstructive pulonary disease (COPD) and heart failure (HF) patients in Ontario, Canada. 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, October 17-21, 2015. St. Louis, MO, USA.

Rac V, Sahakyan Y, Shahid N, Stanimirovic A, Fan I, Ryan W, Pechlivanoglou P, Abrahamyan L, Krahn M. Impact of telehomecare program on monitoring parameters among COPD and HF patients. 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, October 17-21, 2015. St. Louis, MO, USA.

Rac VE, Shahid N, Sahakyan Y, Fan I, Stanimirovic A, Abrahamyan L, Krahn M. Patient Quality of Life and Satisfaction with Telehomecare. Poster session presented at: Health Quality Transformation; October 14, 2015; Toronto ON, Canada.

Rac VE, Sahakyan Y, Shahid N, Stanimirovic A, Fan I, Ryan W, Pechlivanglou P, Abrahamyan L, Krahn M. Impact of Telehomecare Program on Monitoring Parameters Among Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Heart Failure Patients in Ontario, Canada. Poster session presented at: Health Quality Transformation; October 14, 2015; Toronto ON, Canada.

Rac VE, Wong J, Rice K, Teague L, Coelho S, Haratsidis E, Carcone S, Krahn MD, Woo KY. Patients’ and Healthcare Providers’ Experiences with Community-Based Wound Care Service in Toronto. Poster session presented at: Health Quality Transformation; October 14, 2015; Toronto ON, Canada.

Rac VE, Wong J, Mitsakakis N, Haratsidis E, Carcone S, Krahn MD. Implementation challenges of a community-based pragmatic randomized controlled trial in wound care. Toronto General Research Institute (TGRI) Research Day, October 6th 2015, Toronto, ON

Sahakyan Y, Rac VE, Fan I, Ieraci L, Hall R, Kelloway L, van Velde G, Kapral MK, Bayley M, Krahn MD. Structure and function of stroke units in Ontario in 2013-2014 Toronto General Research Institute (TGRI) Research Day, October 6th 2015, Toronto, ON

Bremner KE, de Oliveira C, Liu N, Greenberg ML, Nathan PC, McBride ML, Krahn MD. Costs for children with cancer, pre-diagnosis and 1-year post-diagnosis: a population-based study in Ontario. Toronto General Research Institute (TGRI) Research Day, October 6th 2015, Toronto, ON

Mitsakakis N, Krahn MD, Tomlinson G. Analysis of aggregate health care cost data using Bayesian mixed models. Toronto General Research Institute (TGRI) Research Day, October 6th 2015, Toronto, ON

Rac VE, Wong J, Mitsakakis N, Pechlivanoglou P, Carcone S, Krahn MD. Clinical effectiveness of the wound interdisciplinary team study. Toronto General Research Institute (TGRI) Research Day, October 6th 2015, Toronto, ON

Rac VE, Shahid N, Sahakyan Y, Fan I, Stanimirovic A, Abrahamyan L, Krahn MD. Evaluating impact of Telehomecare on patient quality of life and satisfaction. Toronto General Research Institute (TGRI) Research Day, October 6th 2015, Toronto, ON

Hunting G, Shahid N, Sahakyan Y, Fan I, Moneypenny C, Stanimirovic A, North T, Petrosyan Y, Krahn MD, Rac VE. Evaluating the Implementation and Adoption of Telehomecare in Ontario. Toronto General Research Institute (TGRI) Research Day, October 6th 2015, Toronto, ON

Rac VE, Sahakyan Y, Shahid N, Stanimirovic A, Fan I, Ryan W, Pechlivanglou P, Abrahamyan L, Krahn M. The impact of Telehomecare on COPD and HF patient monitoring parameters. Toronto General Research Institute (TGRI) Research Day, October 6th 2015, Toronto, ON

Boehme KE, Jamal M, Perlis N, Bremner KE, Alibhai S MH, Finelli A, Ritvo P, Krahn MD, Kulkarni GS. Validating the Bladder Utility Symptom Scale-Psychometric (BUSS-P). Toronto General Research Institute (TGRI) Research Day, October 6th 2015, Toronto, ON

Pechlivanoglou P, Abrahamyan L, Paulden M, Pham B, Krahn MD. Extrapolating All-Cause Mortality Estimates in Economic Evaluations: A Simulation Analysis. Podium [session MO4] presentated at: ISPOR 20th Annual International Meeting; May 18, 2015; Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Shreay S, Andrew Briggs A, Beckerman R, Pechlivanoglou P. Surviving the Submission: Best Practices in Overall Survival Extrapolation In Oncology. Workshop [session W18] presented at: ISPOR 20th Annual International Meeting; May 19, 2015; Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Rac VE, Abrahamyan L, Pechlivanoglou P, Shahid N, Wong J, Sahakyan Y, Fan I, Hunting G, Carcone S, Stanimirovic A, Petrosyan Y, Ryan W, Chung S, Pham B, Mitsakakis N, Krahn MD Complex Interventions for Comparative Effectiveness and Health Technology Assessments. Poster session presentated at: BRIDGES Conference 2015; March 30 - 31, 2015; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Rac VE, Abrahamyan L, Pechlivanoglou P, Shahid N, Wong J, Sahakyan Y, Fan I, Hunting G, Carcone S, Stanimirovic A, Petrosyan Y, Ryan W, Chung S, Pham B, Mitsakakis N, Krahn MD Telehomecare for Patients with Heart Failure or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: TeLeCare (TLC) Study. Poster session presented at: BRIDGES Conference 2015; March 30 - 31, 2015; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Xie X, Abrahamyan L, Tawfik A, Kabali C, Pham B, Krahn M. Cost-Utility Analysis of Robotic-Assisted versus Open Radical Prostatectomy in Patients with Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer in Ontario. Presented at: 2015 Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) Policy Forum; March 24, 2015; Toronto ON, Canada.

Rac VE, Shahid N, Sahakyan Y, Fan I, Hunting G, Stanimirovic A, Petrosyan Y, Moneypenny C , Abrahamyan L, Pechlivanoglou P, Pham B, Mitsakakis N, Krahn M. Impact of Telehomecare on patients’ quality of life and disease-management skills. Presented at: 2015 Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) Policy Forum; March 24, 2015; Toronto ON, Canada.

Ieraci L, Pechlivanoglou P, Bayley M, Kapral M, Fang J, Li S, Krahn M. Real-world effectiveness of stroke units in Ontario. A matched cohort analysis. Presented at: 2015 Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) Policy Forum; March 24, 2015; Toronto ON, Canada.

Miller FA, Lehoux P, Barg C, Peacock S, Rac VE, Pham B, Krahn M. Procurement as an instrument of health policy: What are we asking, what can it do? Presented at: 2015 Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) Policy Forum; March 24, 2015; Toronto ON, Canada.

Rac VE, Sahakyan Y, Fan I, Ieraci L, Hall R, Kelloway L, van der Velde G, Kapral M, Bayley M, Krahn M. Structure and Function of Stroke Units in Ontario in 2013-2014. Poster session presented at: 2015 Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) Policy Forum; March 24, 2015; Toronto ON, Canada.

Rac VE, Abrahamyan L, Pechlivanoglou P, Shahid N, Wong J, Sahakyan Y, Fan I, Hunting G, Carcone S, Stanimirovic A, Petrosyan Y, Ryan W, Chung S, Pham B, Mitsakakis N, Krahn M. Design, Implementation and Evaluation of Complex Health Care Interventions in the Community. Poster session presented at: 2015 Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) Policy Forum; March 24, 2015; Toronto ON, Canada.

Mary-Ellen Hogan,  Vivhuti Shah, Joel Katz, Anna Taddio, Murray Krahn. A cause for discomfort – cost and use of healthcare by Ontarians with chronic pain.  

Wong WWL, Feld J, Krahn M. Cost-effectiveness of a one-time national hepatitis C screening program: impact of a selective drug reimbursement policy. Presented at: 2015 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium; April 12 – 14, 2015; Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

Pechlivanoglou P. An alternative parameterization of Bayesian logistic hierarchical models for mixed treatment comparisons. Presented at: 2015 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium; April 12 – 14, 2015; Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

Miller AF, Barg C, Krahn M, Lehoux P, Peacock S, Rac VE. Two solitudes: HTA and procurement as pathways to the adoption of health technologies. Presented at: 2015 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium; April 12 – 14, 2015; Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

Rac VE, Abrahamyan L, Pechlivanoglou P, Krahn M. Implementation challenges of a community-based pragmatic randomized controlled trial in wound care. Poster session presented at: 2015 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium; April 12 – 14, 2015; Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

Mitsakakis N, Tomlinson G. Analysis of aggregate health care cost data using Bayesian mixed models. Poster session presented at: 2015 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium; 2015, April 12 – 14; Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

Mitsakakis N, Bremner K, Krahn M. Benefits of transformations in mapping health utilities. Poster session presented at: 2015 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium; April 12 – 14, 2015; Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

Pechlivanoglou P, Abrahamyan L, Pham B, Hsu S, Paulden M, Krahn M. Projecting mortality rates in Economic Evaluation: A simulation study. Poster session presented at: 2015 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium; April 12 – 14, 2015; Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

Pham B, Fowler R, Tanuseputro P, Manuel D, Sikich N, Baidoobonso S, Pechlivanoglou P, Levin L, Guerriere D, Coyte P, Krahn M. Including the patient’s family in cost-effectiveness analysis of end-of-life interventions. Poster session presented at: 2015 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium; April 12 – 14, 2015; Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

Xie X, Wang M, Schaink A, Krahn M. Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Post-Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Cost-Effectiveness and Budget Impact Analysis. Poster session presented at: 2015 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium; April 12 – 14, 2015; Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

Xie X, Rich B, Dendukuri N. Cost effectiveness analysis of islet transplantation in patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. Poster presented at 2015 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium; April 12 – 14, 2015; Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

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Conference Presentations 2014 - 2011

Valeria E. Rac, Josephine Wong, Nicholas Mitsakakis, Pechlivanoglou P, Steven M Carcone, Murray Krahn. Wound interdisciplinary teams (WIT): a community-based pragmatic randomized controlled trial. Poster session presented at: Health Quality Transformation; November 20, 2014; Toronto ON, Canada.

Ba' Pham, Murray Krahn.Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Palliative Team Care for Patients Nearing End-Of-Life. Poster session presented at: Health Quality Transformation. Poster presentation at Health Quality Transformation; November 20, 2014; Toronto ON, Canada.

Valeria E Rac, Nida Shahid, Yeva Sahakyan, Iris Fan, Christelle Moneypenny, Gemma Hunting, Aleksandra Stanimirovic, Yelena Petrosyan, Welson Ryan, Lusine Abrahamyan, Petros Pechlivanoglou, Ba' Pham, Nicholas Mitsakakis, Murray Krahn Program Evaluation of Telehomecare for Patients with Heart Failure or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: TeLeCare (TLC) Study. Poster session presented at: Health Quality Transformation; November 20, 2014; Toronto ON, Canada.

Valeria E Rac, Lusine Abrahamyan, Petros Pechlivanoglou, Nida Shahid, Josephine Wong, Yeva Sahakyan, Iris Fan, Gemma Hunting, Steven Carcone, Aleksandra Stanimirovic, Yelena Petrosyan, Welson Ryan, Suzanne Chung, Ba' Pham, Nicholas Mitsakakis, Murray Krahn Complex Interventions for Comparative Effectiveness and Health Technology Assessments. Poster session presented at: Health Quality Transformation; November 20, 2014; Toronto ON, Canada.

Wong JF, Abrahamyan L, Pham B, Trubiani G, Carcone SM, Mitsakakis N, Rosen L, Rac VE, Krahn M. An environmental scan of multidisciplinary wound care teams for community-based patients. Presented at: CAWC and CAET 20th Annual Conference; October 30 - November 2, 2014; Toronto ON, Canada.

Ba' Pham, MSc, PhD (c) , Robert A. Fowler, MD, MSc, Peter Tanuseputro, MD, MHSc, Douglas Manuel, MD, MSc, Nancy Sikich, MSc, Shamara Baidoobonso, MSc, PhD, Petros Pechlivanoglou, PhD, Les Levin, MD, MSc and Murray D. Krahn, MD, MSc. Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Palliative Team Care for Patients Nearing End-Of-Life. Presented at: 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; 2014 Oct 18 - 22; Miami, FL, USA.

William W. L. Wong, PhD, Lisa K. Hicks, MD, MSc, Hong Anh Tu, PhD, Murray D. Krahn, MD, MSc, Kathleen I. Pritchard, MD, MSc, Jordan J. Feld, MD, MPH and Kelvin Chan, MD, MSc. .Cost-Effectiveness of Hepatitis B Virus Screening Before Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Patients with Early Stage Breast Cancer. Presented at: 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; 2014 Oct 18 - 22; Miami, FL, USA.

William W. L. Wong, PhD, Hong Anh Tu, PhD, Jordan J. Feld, MD, MPH, Tom Wong, MD, MPH and Murray D. Krahn, MD, MSc. Cost-Effectiveness of Screening Hepatitis C in Canada.  Presented at: 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; 2014 Oct 18 - 22; Miami, FL, USA.

Mengzhu Jiang, MSc, Petros Pechlivanoglou, PhD, Josephine F Wong, MD, Nicholas Mitsakakis, MSc, PhD, Steven M. Carcone, MSc, Ba' Pham, MSc, PhD (c), Valeria E. Rac, MD, PhD and Murray D Krahn, MD, MSc. Cost Effectiveness Analysis of Systematic Referral to Multidisciplinary Wound Care Teams in Ontario. Evidence from the Wound Interdisciplinary Teams (WIT) Trial. Presented at:  36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; 2014 Oct 18 - 22; Miami, FL, USA.

Valeria E. Rac, MD PhD, Josephine Wong, MD, Nicholas Mitsakakis, MSc PhD, Petros Pechlivanoglou, PhD, Steven M. Carcone, MSc and Murray D. Krahn, MD, MSc. Wound Interdisciplinary Teams (WIT): A Community-Based Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial. Presented at: 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; 2014 Oct 18 - 22; Miami, FL, USA.

Wong JF, Rac VE, Mitsakakis N, Haratsidis E, Krahn, MD. Implementation Challenges of a Community-Based Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial in Wound Care. Presented at: The 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; 2014 Oct 18 - 22; Miami, FL, USA.

Shams S, Abrahamyan L, van der Velde G, Mitsakakis N. Analysis of Healthcare Costs in Patients with Acute Whiplash-Associated Disorders Using Zero-Adjusted Gamma Models. Presented at: The 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; 2014 Oct 18 - 22; Miami, FL, USA.

Pechlivanoglou P, Abrahamyan L, Pham B, Paulden M, Krahn MD. The Impact of Estimating Mortality Rates in Cost-Effectiveness Analysis: A Simulation Study. Presented at: The 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; Oct 18-22 2014; Miami, FL, USA.

Zerzan S, Krasnoff J, Wong J, Cho M, Smoot B. Bioimpedence changes after treadmill testing in women post breast cancer treatment. Presented at: California Physical Therapy Association (CPTA) annual conference; October 2014; Oakland, CA, USA.

Smoot B, Zerzan S, Cho M, Wong J, Krasnoff J. Upper extremity bioimpedance ratios before and after VO2 max testing in women post breast cancer treatment. Presented at: Nursing Leadership Network (NLN) Conference; September 2014; Washington, DC, USA.

Wong JF, Haratsidis E, Jiang MZ, Pechlivanoglou P, Mitsakakis N, Carcone SM, Rac VE, Krahn M. Wound interdisciplinary teams (WIT): a community-based pragmatic randomized controlled trial. Poster session presented at: CAWC Annual Conference; November 2013; Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Wong WWL, Tu HA, Chen W, Feld JJ, Chelak K, Lee KM, Krahn MD. Hepatitis C Drug Pipeline: Collaboration Between Academic and HTA Agency Partners to Develop an Early Economic Model. Presented at: The 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM);  Oct 19-23, 2013; Baltimore, MD, USA.

Wijeysundera HC, Wong WWL, Bennell MC, Fremes SE, Radhakrishnan S, Peterson M, Ko DT. Impact of Increasing Wait Times on the Effectiveness of Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Replacement (Tavr) in High-Risk and Inoperable Patients with Severe Aortic Disease: a Discrete Event Simulation Model. Presented at: The 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM);  Oct 19-23, 2013; Baltimore, MD, USA.

Pechlivanoglou P, Paulden M, Wong W, Bermingham S, Pham B. Using Projections of Life Expectancy in Economic Decision Making. Presented at: The 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM);  Oct 19-23, 2013; Baltimore, MD, USA.

Abrahamyan LA, Willan AR, Beyene J, Mclimont M, Blanchette V, Feldman BM. Using Value of Information Methods When the Disease is Rare and the Treatment is Expensive – The Example of Hemophilia for the Canadian Hemophilia Primary Prophylaxis (CHPS) Study Group. Presented at: The 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM);  Oct 19-23, 2013; Baltimore, MD, USA.

Wijeysundera HC, Austin PC, Wang X, Bennell MC, Abrahamyan LA, Ko DT, Tu JV, Krahn MD. Characteristics of Multi-disciplinary Heart Failure Clinics that Predict 1-year Cumulative Health Care Costs: A Population-based Study. Presented at: The 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM);  Oct 19-23, 2013; Baltimore, MD, USA.

van der Velde G, Abrahamyan L, Pierre Coté P, Boyle E, Shearer H, Stupar M, Jacobs C, Hoch J, Loisel P, Pechlivanoglou P, Cassidy D, Willan AR. Cost-Effectiveness of Education and Activation, and a Rehabilitation Program, Compared to the Legislated Standard of Care for Acute Whiplash Injury in Ontario. Presented at: The 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); Oct 19 – 23, 2013; Baltimore, MD, USA.

van der Velde G, Abrahamyan L, Côté P, Shearer H, Stupar M, Jacobs C,Boyle E, Cassidy JD, Loisel P, Hoch J. Cost-effectiveness of advice and activation, and a rehabilitation program, compared to the Ontario legislated standard of care for acute whiplash injury. Presented at: UOIT (University of Ontario Institute of Technology) - CMCC (Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College) Joint Research Day; June 18, 2013; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Bermingham S, Chandra K, Masucci L, Ieraci L, Chan B, Goeree R, Krahn MD. Seven months to complete seventy cost-effectiveness analyses! How to achieve the impossible using administrative data. Poster session presented at: HTAi 2013 Annual Meeting; June 16, 2013; Seoul, South Korea.

Abrahamyan L, Wijeysundera HC, Krahn MD, Rac VE. Exploring Gender Bias in Heart Failure Patients Treated in Specialized Multi-Disciplinary Ambulatory Clinics of Ontario. Presented at: CIHR Young Investigators Forum; May 27-29, 2013; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Mitsakakis N., Bremner K., Krahn M. Methodological challenges in mapping a disease specific psychometric instrument to a disease specific utility instrument. Presented at: 41st Annual Meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada; May 26-29, 2013; Edmonton, AB, Canada.

Mitsakakis N, Bremner KE, Krahn MD. Methodological challenges in mapping a disease specific psychometric instrument to a disease specific utility instrument: the effect of alternate utility transformations and within-instrument sub-scale correlations on model fit. Poster session presented at: ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting; May 20, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA.

Rac VE, Dorian P, Slutsky AS, Abramson B, Fowler R, Parsons J, Kiss A, Dainty K, Zwarenstein M, Zhan C, and Morrison LJ. Gender Differences in End-of-Life Care. Presented at: THETA Symposium: End-of-Life Care; May 30, 2013; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Bermingham S, Chambers A. Does continuity of care matter? Poster session presented at: ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting; May 20, 2013, New Orleans, LA, USA.

Rac VE, and THETA Team. Early Health Technology Assessment and Prospective Clinical Research: Implementation. Presented at: THETA KT Day: Early HTA; May 29, 2013; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Abrahamyan L, Wijeysundera HC, Krahn M, and Rac VE. Exploring Gender Bias in Heart Failure Patients Treated in Specialized Multi-Disciplinary Ambulatory Clinics of Ontario. Presented at: CIHR Young Investigators Forum; May 2013; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Rac VE, Dorian P, Slutsky AS, Abramson B, Fowler R, Parsons J, Kiss A, Dainty K, Zwarenstein M, Zhan C, and Morrison LJ. Does Gender Matter for Post Arrest Care? Gender Differences in Access to Post-arrest Care. Presented at: CIHR Young Investigators Forum; May 2013; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Miller F, Krahn M, Levin L, Pham B, and Rac VE. Early Health Technology Assessment and Sustained Innovation. Panel Discussion at: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health 2013 (CADTH) Symposium; May 2013; St. John, NF, Canada.

Pham B. Cost-Effectiveness of Compression Technologies for Evidence-Informed Venous Leg Ulcer Care: Results from the Canadian Bandaging Trial.  Presented at:  Canadian Association of Wound Care (CAWC) Conference; November 8, 2012; London, ON, Canada.

Krahn M. Lessons learned from a cross-validaton between a discrete-event simulation model and a Markov Model for personalized breast cancer treatment. Presented at:  International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 15th Annual European Congress; November 3-7, 2012; Berlin, Germany.

Krahn M. Economic evaluation of mono and sequential hormone therapies for ER+ women with early breast cancer in Canada. Presented at:  International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 15th Annual European Congress; November 3-7, 2012; Berlin, Germany.

van der Velde G, Introduction to Economic Evaluation in Health Care. Presented at:  The 7th Canadian Interdisciplinary Network for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research (IN-CAM) Research Symposium; November 3rd, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Callaway CW, Schmicker R, Brown SP, Albrich M, Andrusiek DL, Aufderheide TP, Christenson J, Daya M Falconer D, Husa R, Idris AH, Ornato JP, Rittenberger JC, Stiell IG, Rac VE, Rea TD, Sears GK, and the ROC investigators. Presented at: American Heart Association with Resuscitation Symposium Meeting; November 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Rac VE, Dorian P, Slutsky AS, Abramson B, Fowler R, Parsons J, Kiss A, Dainty K, Zwarenstein M, Zhan C, a Morrison LJ. Does Gender Matter for Post Arrest Care? Presented at: American Heart Association with Resuscitation Symposium Meeting; November 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Paulden M. Cost-effectiveness analysis and budget impact assessment: Combining the two for the aid of decision makers. Poster session presented at: 34th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); 18 October 2012; Phoenix, AZ, USA.

Paulden M. Advancing the methods of cost-effectiveness analysis: why it’s time to move on from ICERs and thresholds. Poster session presented at: 34th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 18, 2012; Phoenix, AZ, USA.

Bremner KE, Krahn MD, Yabroff KR, Hoch JS, Barbera L, Liu N, Barrett MJ, Warren JL. Opportunities and challenges in using administrative data for cross-country comparisons of health care costs. Poster session presented at: 34th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; October 17-20, 2012; Phoenix, AZ, USA.

Wong WWL. A Parallel Sliding Region Algorithm to Make Agent-based Modeling for Large Scale Simulation. Poster session presented at: 34rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; October 17-20th, 2012; Phoenix, AZ, USA.

Paulden M, Claxton K. Budget allocation and the revealed social rate of time preference for health. Presented at: PEER Rounds at the Pharmacoeconomics Research Unit, Cancer Care Ontario; October 3, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Rac VE, Schmicker RH, Weisfeldt M, Bigham BL, Berg R, Topjian A, Abramson B, Atkins D, Morrison LJ, and the ROC investigators. Effect of Gender on Outcome of Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest in the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium. Presented at:  Advancing Excellence in Gender, Sex and Health Research Conference; October 2012; Montreal, QC, Canada.

Claxton K, Paulden M, Gravelle H, Brouwer W, Culyer A. Discounting and decision making in the economic evaluation of health-care technologies. Presented at:  PEER Rounds at the Pharmacoeconomics Research Unit, Cancer Care Ontario; September 19, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Paulden M. Investment and disinvestment of health technologies: the need for two cost-effectiveness thresholds. Presented at:  PEER Rounds at the Pharmacoeconomics Research Unit, Cancer Care Ontario; August 24, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Paulden M. Advancing the methods of cost‐effectiveness analysis: why it’s time to move on from ICERs and thresholds. Presented at: 14th Biennial Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) European Meeting; June 10 - 12, 2012; Oslo, Norway.

Paulden M, Pham B. Cost-effectiveness analysis and budget impact assessment: a graphical way to combine the two for the aid of decision makers. Presented at: 14th Biennial Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) European Meeting; June 10 - 12, 2012; Oslo, Norway.

Krahn MD, Bremner KE, Luo J, Alibhai SMH. Using Administrative Databases to Estimate Health Care Costs from Adverse Drug Effect: The Case of Prostate Cancer. Presented at: 14th Biennial Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) European Meeting; June 10 - 12, 2012; Oslo, Norway.

Mitsakakis N, Tomlinson G. Bayesian regression models for estimation of disease-specific net costs using aggregate data. Presented at: 40th Annual Meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada; 3-6 June, 2012; Guelph, ON, Canada.

Paulden M. Investment and disinvestment of health technologies: the need for two cost-effectiveness thresholds. Presented at: The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 17th Annual International Meeting; June 4, 2012; Washington, DC, USA.

Paulden M. Advancing the methods of cost-effectiveness analysis Why it's time to move on from ICERs and thresholds. Presented at: The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 17th Annual International Meeting; June 4, 2012; Washington, DC, USA.

de Oliveira C, Bremner K, Gunraj N, Chan K, Krahn M. Evaluation of Trends in the Cost of Initial Cancer Treatment in Ontario. Poster session presented at: Canadian Association of Health Services and Policy Research; May 29-31, 2012; Montreal QC, Canada.

de Oliveira C, Bremner K, Gunraj N, Chan K, Krahn M. First-year Costs of Cancer Care in Ontario. Presented at: Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control Conference; May 28, 2012; Montreal, QC, Canada.

Paulden M, Franek J, Pham B, Krahn M. Gene expression profiling for guiding adjuvant chemotherapy decisions in women with early breast cancer. Presented at: The HOPE Research Centre, Sunnybrook Research Institute; May 24,  2012; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

de Oliveira C, Bremner K, Gunraj N, Chan K, Krahn M. Using Administrative Health Care Data to Inform Cancer Care Research and Policy: Estimating the Economic Burden of Disease. Poster session presented at: Ontario Institute for Cancer Research/Cancer Care Ontario 4th Annual Meeting; May 17, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Krahn MD, Bremner KE, Luo J, Alibhai SMH. Using Ontario Administrative Data to Estimate Health Care Costs of Drug Adverse Effects: The Case of Prostate Cancer. Poster session presented at: Fourth Annual Meeting of the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research/ Cancer Care Ontario Health Services Research Program, University of Toronto; May 17, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada.

van der Velde G. Vitamin D: Case study of a disinvestment initiative in Ontario. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2012; May 11, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Grootendorst P. Physician fee cuts and physician work effort: some research ideas. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2012; May 11, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Unger W. Health state valuation in pediatric economic evaluation: Are QALYs contraindicated? Presented at: THETA Symposium 2012; May 11, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Paulden M, Pham B. Investment and Disinvestment Health Economics Questions (Investment and disinvestment decisions in health care). Presented at: THETA Symposium 2012; May 11, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Garner S. Disinvestment: the UK experience. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2012; May 11, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Paprica A. Evidence Informed Changes to Funded Health Services and Products A CHSRF EXTRA Project. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2012; May 11, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Longo C. Financial burden of cancer for the caregiver. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2012; May 11, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Elshaug A. A Tour of Disinvestment: old wine in a new bottle. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2012; May 11, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Dionne F. Disinvestment in health care using PBMA. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2012; May 11, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Cafazzo J. Patient, heal thyself mHealth and chronic disease. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2012; May 11, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Miller F. Public preferences for newborn screening: A ‘social choice’ experiment with randomly-assigned reasoning exercise. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2012; May 11, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Brooker AS, Carcone S, Witteman W, Krahn MD. Integrating Quantitative Preference- Related Evidence into HTA: The Case of Ventilation for COPD. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2012; May 11, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Paulden M.TURN: Economic analysis. Presented at: THETA Collaborative 2012 Knowledge Translation Day; May 10, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Wijeysundera H, Mitsakakis N, Krahn M, Trubiani G, Ko D, Austin P, Lee D, Wang X. A population-based study to evaluate the effectiveness of multi-disciplinary heart failure clinics and identify important service components. Poster session presented at: American Heart Association Quality of Care and Outcomes Research 2012 Scientific Sessions; May 9 – 11, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA.

Paulden M, Pham B. Cost-effectiveness analysis and budget impact assessment: a graphical way to combine the two for the aid of decision makers. Presented at: PEER Rounds at the Pharmacoeconomics Research Unit, Cancer Care Ontario; May 9, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Paulden M, Culyer A. Does cost-effectiveness analysis discriminate against patients with shorter life expectancy? Presented at: PEER Rounds at the Pharmacoeconomics Research Unit, Cancer Care Ontario; 25 April 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Paulden M. Advancing the methods of cost-effectiveness analysis - Why it's time to move on from ICERs and thresholds. Presented at: The Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) 2012 Symposium; April 16, 2012; Ottawa, ON, Canada.

Paulden M, Pham B. Cost-effectiveness analysis and budget impact assessment - Combining the two for the aid of decision makers. Presented at: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health 2012 (CADTH) Symposium; April 16, 2012; Ottawa, ON, Canada. Published in: 2012 CADTH Symposium. Evidence Matters: Outcomes, Efficiency. Conference Proceedings pg. 36.

Wolfson MC, Hoch J, Cressman S, Ieraci L, Thien R. Using the Cancer Risk Management Model to Support Cancer Control Policy Decision-Making in Canada. Panel session presented at: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health 2012 (CADTH) Symposium - Evidence Matters: Outcomes, Efficiency, Impact; April 15-17, 2012; Ottawa, ON, Canada.

Krahn MD. Opportunities for HTA Collaboration Over the Life Cycle of Technology. Presented at: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health 2012 (CADTH) Symposium; April 15, 2012; Ottawa, ON, Canada.

van der Velde G, Paulden M, Ieraci L, Wijeysundera H, Witteman W, Krahn M. Cost-effectiveness of Non-invasive Cardiac Imaging Technologies in Outpatients with Suspected Coronary Artery Disease. Presented at: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health 2012 (CADTH) Symposium; April 15, 2012; Ottawa, ON, Canada. Published in: 2012 CADTH Symposium. Evidence Matters: Outcomes, Efficiency. Conference Proceedings pg. 39

Reilly MC, Vohra S, Dunn M, Ferrelli K, Rac VE, Vincer M, Wimmer J, Zayack D, Soll R. The Vermont Oxfo Network (VON) Heat Loss Prevention (HELP) Trial. Presented at: Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting; April 2012; Boston, MA, USA.

Paulden M. Advancing the methods of cost-effectiveness analysis: why it’s time to move on from ICERs and thresholds. Presented at: PEER Rounds at the Pharmacoeconomics Research Unit, Cancer Care Ontario; March 21, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Krahn MD. Three Paradigms in Health Technology Assessment. Presented at: Oncotyrol; March 19, 2012; Innsbruck, Austria.

Clarke H, Kirkham K, Orser B, Katznelson R, Mitsakakis N, Ragoonanan T, Ko R, Snyman A, Ma M, Katz J. Gabapentin reduces preoperative anxiety and pain catastrophizing scores prior to major surgery in highly anxious patients. Presented at: The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) 10th Research Symposium - Pain Genetics; 7-9 February, 2012; Miami, Florida, USA.

Mitsakakis N, Tomlinson G. Bayesian Gamma regression models for estimation of illness-attributable cost from aggregate data. Poster session presented at: 5th Annual Bayesian Biostatistics Conference; January 23, 2012; Houston, TX, USA.

Tawfik A. Cost-effectiveness of stroke prevention therapies in atrial fibrillation patients: A new generation of drugs. Poster session presented at: 34th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); Oct 18, 2012; Phoenix, AZ, USA.

Paulden M. Economic Evaluation of Personalized Medicine: Determining the Comparators. Presented at: Personalised Medicine in Canada: A Multi­-Stakeholder Workshop to Examine the Canadian Perspective; January 12, 2012; Ottawa, ON, Canada.

Rac VE, Brooks A, D'Souza P O'Connor E, Klein S, Welson R, Zhan C, Chadha R, Tu T, Perreira T, and Morris LJ, Prehospital Evaluation and Economic Analysis of Different Coronary Syndrome Treatment Strategies PREDICT - Study Update. Presented at: St. Michael's Research Training Centre Seminar Series; 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Wong WWL. Kernel Alignment Feature Selection for Computational Drug Design. Presented at: International Conference on Advances in Probability and Statistics; December 28 - 31, 2011; Hong Kong, China.

Wong WWL, Bayoumi A, Krahn M, Thein HH. Developing a complex agent network model to predict HIV and HCV incidence in Canada. Poster session presented at: The 3rd International Conference on Infectious Disease Dynamics; November 29th, 2011; Boston, MA, USA.

Pham B, Stern A, Chen W, Sander B, John-Baptiste A, Thein HH, Gomes T, Wodchis W, Bayoumi AM, Machado M, Carcone S, Krahn M. Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Long-Term Care: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis.  Poster session presented at: Ontario Long-Term Care Association Applied Research and Education Day; November 23, 2011; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Pham B, Stern A, Trubiani G, Carcone S, Rosen L, Krahn M. Multidisciplinary Community-Based Care for Chronic Wounds: A Field Evaluation. Poster session presented at: Ontario Long-Term Care Association Applied Research and Education Day; November 23, 2011; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Pham B, Stern A, Chen W, Sander B, John-Baptiste A, Thein HH, Gomes T, Wodchis W, Bayoumi AM, Machado M, Carcone S, Krahn M. Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Long-Term Care: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. Poster session presented at: Canadian Association of Wound Care; November 3, 2011; Ottawa, ON, Canada.

Pham B, Teague L, Mahoney J, Goodman L, Paulden M, Poss J, Li J, Ieraci L, Carcone S, Krahn M. Early Prevention of Pressure Ulcers Among Elderly Patients Admitted Through Emergency Departments: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. Poster session presented at: Canadian Association of Wound Care; November 3, 2011; Ottawa, ON, Canada.

Pham B, Teague L, Mahoney J, Goodman L, Paulden M, Poss J, Li J, Sikich NJ, Lourenco R, Ieraci L, Carcone S, Krahn M. Support Surfaces for Intraoperative Prevention of Pressure Ulcers in Patients Undergoing Surgery. Poster session presented at: Canadian Association of Wound Care; November 3, 2011; Ottawa, ON, Canada.

Wong WWL, Woo G, Heathcote JE, Krahn M. Cost effectiveness of screening immigrants for Hepatitis B. Poster session presented at: American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD); October 29 - November 2, 2011; Boston, MA, USA.

Paulden M. Investment and disinvestment of health technologies: the need for two cost-effectiveness thresholds. Presented at: The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 22-26, 2011; Chicago, IL, USA.

Wong WWL, Woo G, Heathcote JE, Krahn M. Disease Burden of Chronic Hepatitis B among Immigrants in Canada. Poster session presented at: The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 22-26, 2011; Chicago, IL, USA.

Wong WWL, Bayoumi A, Krahn M, Thein HH. Developing a complex agent network model to predict HIV and HCV incidence in Canada. Presented at: The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 22-26, 2011; Chicago, IL, USA.

Witteman W, Witteman H, Paulden M. You Can't Get Here From There: Methods for Cost Conversion Between Health Care Systems Need to Be Reexamined. Presented at: The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 22-26, 2011; Chicago, IL, USA.

Krahn M, E Bremner KE, Zagorski B, Alibhai S, Tomlinson G, Naglie G. Using Large Administrative Datasets and Chart Reviews to Estimate Costs for Health States: The Case of Prostate Cancer. Presented at: The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 22-26, 2011; Chicago, IL, USA.

van der Velde G, Paulden M, Ieraci L, Wijeysundera H, Witteman W, Krahn M. Cost-effectiveness of Non-invasive Cardiac Imaging Technologies in Outpatients with Suspected Coronary Artery Disease. Abstract #6609 Presented at: The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 22-26, 2011; Chicago, IL, USA.

Krahn M, Bremner KE, Mitsakakis N, Wilson LS. Predicting Utility Scores For Prostate Cancer: Mapping The Prostate Cancer Index To The Patient Oriented Prostate Utility Scale (PORPUS). Presented at: The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 22-26, 2011; Chicago, IL, USA.

Chen W, Ellis P, Krahn M. Cost-Effectiveness Of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Gene Mutation Testing For Patients With Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Living In Ontario, Canada.  Presented at: The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 22-26, 2011; Chicago, IL, USA.

Paulden M, Franek J, Pham B, Krahn M. Gene expression profiling for guiding adjuvant chemotherapy decisions in women with early breast cancer. Presented at: The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 22-26, 2011; Chicago, IL, USA.

Brooker A, Carcone S, Witteman W, Krahn M. Integrating Quantitative Preference-Related Evidence into HTA: The Case of Ventilation for COPD. Poster session presented at: The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 22-26, 2011; Chicago, IL, USA.

van der Velde G, Schieir O, Hincapié C, Hogg-Johnson S, Côté P, Paulden M, Krahn M. Cost-effectiveness of the Most Commonly Used Non-surgical Neck Pain Treatments. Poster session presented at: The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 22-26, 2011; Chicago, IL, USA.

Wong WWL, Thein HH, Bayoumi AM, Krahn M. Developing a Complex Agent Network Model to Predict HIV and HCV Incidence in Canada.  Presented at: The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 22-26, 2011; Chicago, IL, USA.

Wong WWL. Disease Burden of Chronic Hepatitis B among Immigrants in Canada. Poster session presented at: The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 22-26, 2011; Chicago, IL, USA.

Paulden, M. Finding the threshold: the relationship between health expenditures and health outcomes in Ontario. Presented at: The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 22-26, 2011; Chicago, IL, USA.

van der Velde G, Paulden M, Ieraci L, Wijeysundera H, Witteman W, Krahn M. Cost-effectiveness of Non-invasive Cardiac Imaging Technologies in Outpatients with Suspected Coronary Artery Disease. Presented at: The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 22-26, 2011; Chicago, IL, USA.

van der Velde G. The Cost-effectiveness of Non-invasive Cardiac Diagnostic Testing for Coronary Artery Disease in Patients with Stable Chest Pain in Ontario. Presented at: Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee - Health Quality Ontario (Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care); July 29, 2011; Toronto, ON, Canada.

van der Velde G, Schieir O, Hincapié C, Coté P, Hogg-Johnson S, Paulden M, Krahn M. Economic Evaluation of the Most Commonly Used Non-surgical Treatments for Neck Pain in Canada: A Cost-utility Analysis. Poster session presented at: International Health Economics Association (iHEA) 8th World Congress; July 10-13, 2011; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Paulden M, Culyer A. Does cost-effectiveness analysis discriminate against patients with short life expectancy. Presented at: International Health Economics Association (iHEA) 8th World Congress; July 10-13, 2011; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Chen W, Ellis P, Krahn M. Cost-Effectiveness Of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Gene Mutation Testing For Patients With Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Living In Ontario, Canada.  Presented at: International Health Economics Association (iHEA) 8th World Congress; July 10-13, 2011; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Paulden M. Investment and disinvestment of health technologies: the need for two cost-effectiveness thresholds. Presented at: International Health Economics Association (iHEA) 8th World Congress; July 10-13, 2011; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Paulden M. Investment and disinvestment of health technologies: the need for two cost-effectiveness thresholds. Presented at: Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi) 8th Annual Meeting; 28 June 2011; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Paulden M, Franek J, Pham B, Krahn M. Expression Profiling for Guiding Adjuvant Chemotherapy Decisions in Women with Early Breast Cancer: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of 1,000 Strategies for the Provision of Adjuvant! Online, Oncotype DX, and Chemotherapy. Poster session presented at: Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi) 8th Annual Meeting; 28 June 2011; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Paulden M, Pham B. Cost-effectiveness analysis and budget impact assessment: a graphical way to combine the two for the aid of decision makers. Poster session presented at: Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi) 8th Annual Meeting; 28 June 2011; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Chen W, Ellis P, Krahn M. Cost-Effectiveness Of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Gene Mutation Testing For Patients With Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Living In Ontario, Canada.  Presented at: Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi) 8th Annual Meeting; 28 June 2011; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Paulden M. Investment and disinvestment of health technologies: the need for two cost-effectiveness thresholds. Presented at: 2011 Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Healthcare; June 22, 2011; Montréal, QC, Canada.  

Schieir O, Hincapié C, Hogg-Johnson S, Coté P, Krahn M, van der Velde G. A Cost-utility Analysis of Common Non-surgical Neck Pain Treatments. Presented at: 3rd North American Congress of Epidemiology; June 21-24, 2011; Montréal, QC, Canada.

Hincapié C, Schieir O, Coté P, Hogg-Johnson S, Krahn M, van der Velde G. A Cost-utility Analysis of Common Non-surgical Neck Pain Treatments. Presented at: 2011 National Student Conference of the Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics Student Caucus; June 19-20, 2011; Montréal, QC, Canada.

Hincapié C, Schieir O, Coté P, Hogg-Johnson S, Krahn M, van der Velde G. A Cost-utility Analysis of Common Non-surgical Neck Pain Treatments. Presented at: 2011 National Student Conference of the Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics Student Caucus; June 19-20, 2011; Montréal, QC, Canada.

Lee L, Hodgson D, Crump M, Khor S, Luo J, Krahn M, Bremner K, Hoch J. Impact of Rituximab on Outcomes of Very Elderly Patients With Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma. Poster session presented at: 11th International Conference on Malignant Lymphoma; June 15-18, 2011; Lugano Switzerland

Clifford T. Field Evaluation – Perspectives from CADTH. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2011; June 03, 2011; Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada.

Dagenais P. Field Evaluation in Quebec: Recent Developments. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2011; June 03, 2011; Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada.

Esmail L. CMTP's Experience with Field Evaluation and Comparative Effectiveness Research. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2011; June 03, 2011; Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada.

Henry D. Non-experimental research in Field Evaluations. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2011; June 03, 2011; Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada.

John-Baptiste A. Value of Information (VOI) analysis in the Context of Field Evaluations. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2011; June 03, 2011; Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada.

Levin L. The Application of Evidence in the Pre-Market Space: A Collaboration Between Industry (MEDEC, HTx), MaRS, Academia and the Health System. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2011; June 03, 2011; Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada.

Pham B. A VOI EXAMPLE Early Prevention of Pressure Ulcers among Elderly Patients Admitted through Emergency Departments. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2011; June 03, 2011; Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada.

Reeves B. Role of randomized trials and non-experimental research in field evaluations: Studies of treatments for wet, age-related macular degeneration. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2011; June 03, 2011; Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada.

Trbovich P. Methods Issues in Device Evaluations. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2011; June 03, 2011; Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada.

van der Velde G, Hincapié C, Schieir O, Coté P, Hogg-Johnson S, Paulden M, Krahn M. PMS31: Cost-effectiveness of the most commonly used non-surgical treatments for non-specific (mechanical) neck pain. Poster session presented at: 16th International Meeting of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR); May 24, 2011; Baltimore, MD, USA.

Paulden M, Pham B. Cost-effectiveness analysis and budget impact assessment: a graphical way to combine the two for the aid of decision makers. Presented at:  16th International Meeting of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR); May 24, 2011; Baltimore, MD, USA.

Paulden M, Culyer AJ. Does cost-effectiveness analysis discriminate against patients with short life expectancy? Presented at: 16th International Meeting of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR); May 24, 2011; Baltimore, MD, USA.

Paulden M, Franek J, Pham B, Krahn M, Culyer AJ. Gene Expression Profiling for Guiding Adjuvant Chemotherapy Decisions in Women with Early Breast Cancer: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of 1,000 Strategies for the Provision of Adjuvant! Online, Oncotype DX, and Chemotherapy. Poster session presented at: 16th International Meeting of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR); May 24, 2011; Baltimore, MD, USA.

Mitsakakis N, Wijeysundera HC, Krahn M. Beyond Case Fatality: a new method to estimate the effect of increasing treatment uptake on mortality. Poster session presented at: 16th International Meeting of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR); May 24, 2011; Baltimore, MD, USA.

Chen W, Ellis P, Krahn M. Cost-Effectiveness of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Gene Mutation Testing For Patients with Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Living in Ontario. Poster session presented at: 16th International Meeting of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR); May 24, 2011; Baltimore, MD, USA.

van der Velde G. Cost-effectiveness of Non-invasive Cardiac Imaging Technologies in Outpatients with Suspected Coronary Artery Disease. Presented at: The Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment (THETA) Collaborative 2011 Knowledge Translation Day; May 13, 2011; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Paulden M, Franek J, Pham B, Krahn M.  Gene expression profiling for guiding adjuvant chemotherapy decisions in women with early breast cancer: a cost-effectiveness analysis of 1000 strategies for the provision of Adjuvant! Online, Oncotype DX and adjuvant chemotherapy. Presented at:  The Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment (THETA) Collaborative 2011 Knowledge Translation Day; May 13, 2011; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Paulden M. Investment and disinvestment of health technologies: the need for two cost-effectiveness thresholds. Presented at:  CHE Economic Evaluation Seminar; April 27, 2011; University of York, York, UK.

Paulden M, Franek J, Pham B, Krahn M. Gene Expression Profiling for Guiding Adjuvant Chemotherapy Decisions in Women with Early Breast Cancer: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of 1,000 Strategies for the Provision of Adjuvant! Online, Oncotype DX, and Chemotherapy. Presented at:  Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) 2011 Symposium; April 3 - 5, 2011; Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Paulden M. Investment and disinvestment of health technologies: why CADTH ought to adopt two cost-effectiveness thresholds. Poster session presented at: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) 2011 Symposium; April 3 - 5, 2011; Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Trubiani G, Wijeysundera HC, Witteman W, Mitsakakis N, van der Velde G, Krahn M.
Identification and Description of Heart Failure Management Programs across Ontario. Poster session presented at: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) 2011 Symposium; April 3 - 5, 2011; Vancouver, BC, Canada. 

Chen W, Ellis P, Krahn M. Cost-Effectiveness Of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Gene Mutation Testing For Patients With Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Living In Ontario, Canada. Presented at:  Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) 2011 Symposium; April 3 - 5, 2011; Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Paulden M. Investment and disinvestment of health technologies: the need for two cost-effectiveness thresholds. Presented at:  THETA Rounds, THETA Collaborative; February 11, 2011; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Ieraci L. Cost-effectiveness analysis of KRAS genetic testing in metastatic colorectal cancer.
Presented as invited speaker at:  EGAPP Working Group, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; February 7, 2011; Atlanta, GA, USA.

Rac VE, Brooks A, D’Souza P, O’Connor E, Klein S, Welson R, Zhan C, Chadha R, Tu T, Perreira T, and Morrison LJ. Prehospital Evaluation and Economic Analysis of Different Coronary Syndrome Treatment Strategies – PREDICT – Study Update. Presented at:  St. Michael’s Research Training Centre Seminar Series; 2011; Toronto, ON, Canada.

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Conference Presentations 2010 - 2007

Rac VE, Schmicker RH, Weisfeldt M, Bigham BL, Berg R, Topjian A, Abramson B, Atkins D, Morrison LJ, and the ROC investigators. Effect of Gender on Outcome of Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest in the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium. Presented at: American Heart Association with Resusscitation Symposium Meeting; November 2010; Chicago, IL, USA.

Kierzek G, Rac VE, and Morrison LJ. Research on research: international heterogeneity of waiver of consent’s regulations for studies conducted in emergency settings. Presented at: American Heart Association with Resuscitation Symposium Meeting; November 2010; Chicago, IL, USA.

Rac VE, Schmicker RH, Weisfeldt M, Bigham BL, Berg R, Topjian A, Abramson B, Atkins D, Morrison LJ, and the ROC investigators. Effect of Gender on Outcome of Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest in the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium. Presented at: American Heart Association with Resusscitation Symposium Meeting; November 2010; Chicago, IL, USA.

Wong WWL, Woo G, Heathcote JE, Krahn M. Cost effectiveness of screening immigrants for Hepatitis B. Poster session presented at: 32nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 24-27, 2010; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Wong WWL, Cost Effectiveness of Screening Immigrants to Canada for Hepatitis B. Presented at: Sheila Sherlock Liver Research Day; 2010; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Bornstein M, Franek J, Parthimos M, Nakhai-Pour H, Ieraci L, Paulden M, Krahn M, Onetto N, Levin L. Pharmacogenetic testing and evidence-based decision-making in Ontario: The application of Ontario’s decision determinants framework to the evaluation of pharmacogenetic tests. Poster session presented at: 32nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 24-27, 2010; Toronto ON, Canada.

de Oliveira C. An Economic Analysis of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario's Hypertension Management Initiative (HMI). Poster session presented at: 32nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 24-27, 2010; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Ieraci L, Krahn M, Paulden M, van der Velde G, Wijeysundera H, Machado M, Witteman W. The cost-effectiveness analysis of five non-invasive cardiac imaging technologies in Ontario. Poster session presented at: 32nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 24-27, 2010; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Pham B. Monte Carlo Calibration of Disease History Models For Health Technology Assessment: A Case Study. Presented at: 32nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 24-27, 2010; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Ieraci L, Paulden M, van der Velde G, Witteman W. The cost-effectiveness analysis of five non-invasive cardiac imaging technologies in Ontario. Poster session presented at: 32nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 24-27, 2010; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Wong WWL. Cost Effectiveness of Screening Immigrants for Hepatitis B. Poster session presented at: American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) – The Liver Meeting; October 29 - November 2, 2010; Boston, MA, USA.

Wong WWL. Cost Effectiveness of Screening Immigrants for Hepatitis B in Canada. Poster session presented at: 32nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 24-27, 2010; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Abrahamyan L, Austin P, Donovan L, Tu JV. Admission orders can improve the management of acute myocardial infarction. Poster session presented at: Canadian Cardiovascular Congress; October 24-27, 2010; Montreal, QC, Canada.

Ieraci L. Cost-effectiveness analysis of KRAS genetic testing in metastatic colorectal cancer. Presented at: The PEER Rounds, Pharmacoeconomics Research Unit (Cancer Care Ontario); October 17, 2010; Toronto, ON, Canada.

van der Velde G, Côté P, Bayoumi A, Cassidy JD, Boyle E, Shearer H, Stupar M, Jacob C, Ammendolia C, Carette S, van Tulder M. A Protocol for a Cost-effectiveness Analysis alongside the University Health Network Whiplash Intervention Trial: Cost-effectiveness of Physician Education, and a Rehabilitation Program, Compared to a Provincially Legislated Standard of Care, for the Treatment. Poster session presented at: Primary Care in Musculoskeletal Research (PRIMUS) Congress; October 11 - 13, 2010; Rotterdam, Netherlands.

van der Velde G, Côté P, Bayoumi A, Cassidy JD, Boyle E, Shearer H, Stupar M, Jacob C, Ammendolia C, Carette S, van Tulder M. A Protocol for a Cost-effectiveness Analysis alongside the University Health Network Whiplash Intervention Trial. Presented at: Primary Care in Musculoskeletal Research (PRIMUS) Congress; October 11 - 13, 2010; Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Kierzek G, Rac VE, and Morrison LJ.  Waiver of Consent: Heterogeneity of Regulations Leads to a Risk of Misunderstanding by Citizens and Weakening the Emergency Research. Presented at: World Congress on Medical Law; August 2010; Zagreb, Croatia.

Paulden M. Does cost-effectiveness analysis discriminate against patients with short life expectancy? Poster session presented at: The Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi) 7th Annual Meeting; June 6, 2010; Dublin, Ireland

Paulden M, Culyer A. Does cost-­effectiveness analysis discriminate against patients with short life expectancy? Matters of logic and matters of context. Presented at: The 13th Biennial Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) European Meeting; May 31, 2010; Hall, Tirol, Austria

Paulden, M. The ABC’s of Health Technology Assessment. Presented at: The THETA Collaborative 2010 Knowledge Translation Day; May 27, 2010; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Ieraci L, van der Velde G, Paulden M. Cost-effectiveness informing policy: Cardiac imaging mega-analysis. Presented at: The Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment (THETA) Collaborative 2010 Knowledge Translation Day; May 27, 2010; Toronto, ON, Canada.

de Oliveira C. Challenges with Using Administrative Databases. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2010; May 27, 2010; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Krahn M. Pressure Ulcer Prevention in Ontario. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2010; May 27, 2010; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Stern A. Research in Progress. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2010; May 27, 2010; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Levin L. THETA Knowledge Translation Day. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2010; May 27, 2010; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Wijeysundera HC. The IMPACT Model: Informing Ontario's Chronic Disease Prevention & Management Efforts. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2010; May 27, 2010; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Wailoo A. The role of cost effectiveness in decision making: learning from 10 years of NICE. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2010; May 27, 2010; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Wodchis W. Using Admin Data in Longitudinal Cost Estimation and CEA. Presented at: THETA Symposium 2010; May 27, 2010; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Witteman W. Development of an Open Source Tool to Support Literature Screening for Systematic Reviews - Lightning Talk. Presented at: 2010 Medical Library Association (MLA); May 21, 2010; Washington, DC, USA.

Wijeysundera H, Machado M, Wang, X, Farahati F, Witteman W, van der Velde G, et al. Reductions in Coronary Heart Disease Mortality Associated with Changes in Risk Factors and Treatment Uptakes in Ontario Between 1994 and 2005.

Wijeysundera H, Machado M, Wang, X, van der Velde G, et al. Community-based Care for the Specialized Management of Heart Failure: A Cost-effectiveness and Budget Impact Analysis. Poster session presented at: 15th Annual International Meeting of the 2010 International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR); May 21, 2010; Atlanta, GA, USA.

Machado M, Witteman W, Wijeysundera HC, Ieraci L, van der Velde G, Paulden M, Krahn M. Systematic Review of Economic Evaluations of Selected Cardiac Imaging Technologies in the Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease. Poster session presented at: 15th Annual International Meeting of the 2010 International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR); May 21, 2010; Atlanta, GA, USA.

Wong JF Comparison of methods to assess breast-cancer-related lymphedema. Presented at: 2010 CPTA Annual Conference; October 2010; Oakland, CA, USA.

Rac VE, Zhan C, Kiss A, Abramson B, and Morrison LJ. Effect of gender on incidence and outcome of out of hospital cardiac arrest. Presented at: CIHR Young Investigators Meeting; May 2010; Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Paulden M. Budget allocation and the revealed social rate of time preference for health. Poster session presented at: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) 2010 Symposium; 19 April 2010; Halifax, NS, Canada.

Claxton K, Paulden M, Gravelle H, Brouwer W, Culyer A. Discounting and decision making in the economic evaluation of health-­‐care technologies. Presented at: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) 2010 Symposium; 19 April 2010; Halifax, NS, Canada.  

Pham B. Developing an Ontario Health Policy Model for Pressure Ulcer Prevention : A Case Study. Poster session presented at: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) 2010 Symposium; 19 April 2010, Halifax; NS, Canada. 

Wong WWL. Cost Effectiveness of Screening Immigrants to Canada for Hepatitis B. Poster session presented at: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) 2010 Symposium; 19 April 2010; Halifax, NS, Canada.  

Wong WWL. Generalized Genetic Association Study with Samples of Related Individuals. Presented at: International Conference on Statistics and Society; 2010; Beijing, China.

Abrahamyan L, Blanchette V, Willan A, Beyene J, Feldman B. Expected value of information of future hemophilia trials. Abstracts of the XXIXth International Congress of the World Federation of Hemophilia; 10-14 July 2010; Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Mitsakakis N, Massam H, Escobar DM.  A Metropolis-Hastings based method for sampling from the G-Wishart distribution in Gaussian Graphical Models. Presented at: 2010 Joint Statistical Meeting; July 31 - August 5, 2010; Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Wong WWL, Woo G, Heathcote JE, Krahn M. Cost effectiveness of screening immigrants for Hepatitis B. Poster session presented at: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) 2010 Symposium; 18 - 20 April 2010; Halifax, NS, Canada.

Lee L, Khor S, Crump M, Hoch J, Bremner K, Krahn M, Hodgson D. Challenges in the Identification of Accurate Pathological Diagnoses and Treatment for B-cell Lymphoma: A Comparison of Ontario Databases. Poster session presented at: Cancer Care Ontario Research Day; April 2010; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Zivkovic Gojovic M, Bauch C, Fishman D, Krahn M, Sander B. Assessing H1N1(2009) mitigation strategies under epidemiologic and programmatic uncertainty. Poster session presented at: 14th International Congress on Infectious Diseases; March 9-12, 2010; Miami, FL, USA.

Sander B, Bauch C, Fisman D, Fowler R, Kwong J, McGeer A, Krahn M. Is a mass immunization program for pandemic (H1N1) 2009 good value for money? Early evidence from the Canadian experience. Presented at: 14th International Congress on Infectious Diseases; March 9-12, 2010; Miami, FL, USA.

Rac VE, Muller D. In patients with STEMI in the prehospital setting, does the use of prehospital fibrinolytics, compared with inhospital fibrinolytics, improve outcome (eg. chest pain resolution, infarct size, ekg resolution, survival to discharge, 30/60d mortality). Presented at: AHA-ILCOR 2010 Guidelines Meeting; February 2010; Dallas, TX, USA.

Krahn M, Machao M, Farahati F, Ieraci L, Pham B, van der Velde G, Wijeysundera H, Witteman W, Tu J, Capewell S, Goodman S, Goeree R, Lee D, O’Flaherty M, Petrella R. The Ontario Cardiovascular Economic Model (OCVEM). Presented at: Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee - Health Quality Ontario (Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care); 2009; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Krahn M, Machao M, Farahati F, Ieraci L, Pham B, van der Velde G, Wijeysundera H, Witteman W, Tu J, Capewell S, Goodman S, Goeree R, Lee D, O’Flaherty M, Petrella R. A cost-effectiveness analysis was conducted by comparing the standard care cohort versus a hypothetical cohort of HF clinic patients. Presented at: Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee - Health Quality Ontario (Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care); 2009; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Krahn M, Witteman W, van der Velde G, Beyene J, Bombardier C, Ieraci L, Machado M, Pham B. Cost-effectiveness of Biologic Response Modifiers Compared to Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs for Adults with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Systematic Review of Economic Evaluations. Presented at: Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee - Health Quality Ontario (Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care); 2009; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Krahn M, van der Velde G, Ieraci L, Machado M, Paulden M, Witteman W. Cost-effectiveness of non-invasive cardiac imaging technologies compared to invasive coronary angiography in persons presenting with stable chest pain suspected of having coronary artery diseases: systematic review of economic evaluations. Presented at: Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee - Health Quality Ontario (Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care); 2009; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Krahn M, Pham B, Stern A, John-Baptiste A, Bayoumi A, Carcone S, Chen W, Farahati F, Gomes T, Goodman L, Li J, Lourenco R, Machado M, Mahoney J, Poss J, Sander B, Sikich N, Teague L, Thein R, Wodchis W, Woo Gloria. Pressure Ulcer Prevention in Ontario Emergency Rooms. Presented at: Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee - Health Quality Ontario (Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care); 2009; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Krahn M, Pham B, Stern A, John-Baptiste A, Bayoumi A, Carcone S, Chen W, Farahati F, Gomes T, Goodman L, Li J, Lourenco R, Machado M, Mahoney J, Poss J, Sander B, Sikich N, Teague L, Thein R, Wodchis W, Woo Gloria. The cost-effectiveness of prevention strategies for pressure ulcers in long-term care homes in Ontario. Presented at: Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee - Health Quality Ontario (Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care); 2009; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Krahn M, Pham B, Stern A, John-Baptiste A, Bayoumi A, Carcone S, Chen W, Farahati F, Gomes T, Goodman L, Li J, Lourenco R, Machado M, Mahoney J, Poss J, Sander B, Sikich N, Teague L, Thein R, Wodchis W, Woo Gloria. Pressure Ulcer Prevention in Surgical Patients in Ontario. Presented at: Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee - Health Quality Ontario (Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care); 2009; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Ju H, Srinivas C, Mitsakakis Nand McCluskey S (2009), Tranexamic Acid and Blood Transfusion in Orthotopic Liver Transplantation: A Propensity Score Case Control Analysis. Presented at: 'LICAGE'-The Liver Intensive Care Group of Europe; June 2009; Vienna, Austria.

Sander B, Krahn M. Influenza vaccine delivery programs: A systematic review. Poster session presented at: The 2008 CADTH Symposium; April 27-29, 2008; Edmonton, AB, Canada.

Wijeysundera HC, Machádo M, Witteman W, Farahati F, van der Velde G, Tu J, Lee DS, Goodman S, Petrella R, O’Flaherty M, Capewell S, Krahn M. Reductions in coronary heart disease mortality associated with changes in risk factors in Ontario between 1994 and 2005. Poster session presented at: The Canadian Cardiovascular Congress; October 24-28, 2009; Edmonton, AB, Canada.

Pham, B. Clinical Effectiveness and Cost Effectiveness of Gel-Filled Overlays to Prevent Pressure Ulcers in Surgical Patients. Presented at: 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 18-21, 2009; Los Angeles, CA, USA.

van der Velde G. Cost-effectiveness of Biologic Response Modifiers Compared to Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs for Adults with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Systematic Review of Economic Evaluations. Poster session presented at: 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 18-21, 2009; Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Pham, B. Monte Carlo Approach To Calibration Analysis Of Disease History Models For Health Technology Assessment. Poster session presented at: 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 18-21, 2009; Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Pham, B. Risk Assessment And Pressure Redistribution Mattresses To Prevent Community-Acquired Pressure Ulcers In Long-stay Home Care Clients. Poster session presented at: 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 18-21, 2009; Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Pham, B. Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Ontario: Population-Based Cost-Effectiveness Analyses. Poster session presented at: HRS 2009; October 18-21, 2009; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Krahn M. Cost Effectiveness of Pressure Ulcer Prevention in Long-term Care. Presented at: International Health Economics Association (iHEA) 7th World Congress on Health Economics; July 12-15, 2009; Beijing, China.

Thein, H.H. Economic Evaluation of Prevention and Treatment Strategies for Pressure Ulcers: A Systemic Review. Presented at: International Health Economics Association (iHEA) 7th World Congress on Health Economics; July 12-15, 2009; Beijing, China.

Chen W. Health Economic Evaluation Of Pressure Ulcer Prevention Options In Long-term Care Settings Across Ontario, Canada. Presented at: International Health Economics Association (iHEA) 7th World Congress on Health Economics; July 12-15, 2009; Beijing, China.

Krahn M. Health Status Utilities and the Impact of Pressure Ulcer in Long-Term Care Residents in Ontario. Presented at: International Health Economics Association (iHEA) 7th World Congress on Health Economics; July 12-15, 2009; Beijing, China.

Machado M, Wijesundera H, Farahati F, Witteman W, van der Velde G, Ieraci, L, Pham B, Krahn M. Development of the Ontario Cardiovascular Economic Model. Poster session presented at: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium 2009; April 5, 2009; Ottawa, ON, Canada.

Rac VE, Muller D. In patients with STEMI in the prehospital setting, does the use of prehospital fibrinolytics, compared with in-hospital fibrinolytics, improve outcome (eg. chest pain resolution, infarct size, ekg resolution, survival to discharge, 30/60d mortality). Presented at: AHA-ILCOR 2010 Guidelines Meetings; 2009; Kyoto, Japan

Rac VE, Brooks A, D’Souza P O’Connor E, Klein S, Welson R, Zhan C, Chadha R, Tu T, Perreira T, and Morrison LJ. Prehospital Evaluation and Economic Analysis of Different Coronary Syndrome Treatment Strategies – PREDICT. Presented at: St. Michael’s Research Training Centre Seminar Series; 2009; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Rac VE, Zhan C, Kiss A, Abramson B, and Morrison LJ. Effect of gender on incidence and outcome of out of hospital cardiac arrest. Presented at: St. Michael’s Research Retreat; 2009; Orillia, ON, Canada.

Lathia N, Walker S, Cheung M, Krahn M, DeAngelis C, Mittmann N. Cost-effectiveness of filgrastim and pegfilgrastim as primary prophylaxis against febrile neutropenia in lymphoma patients receiving r-chop chemotherapy. Poster session presented at: 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology; 2009; New Orleans, LA, USA.

Sander B, Krahn M, Bauch C, Fisman D. Impact of mathematical modelling on health policy decision-making in the context of the recent novel Swine-Origin Influenza A Virus (SOIV) outbreak response in Ontario, Canada. Poster session presented at: 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); October 18-21, 2009; Los Angeles, CA, USA.

van der Velde G, Krahn M, Machado M, Ieraci L, Witteman W, Pham B. The cost-effectiveness of biologic disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDS) compared to conventional DMARDS: A systematic review of economic evaluations. Poster session presented at: 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM); Oct 18-21, 2009; Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Krahn M. Economic evaluation of preventive strategies for pressure ulcers. Panel session presented at: International Health Economics Association (iHEA) 7th World Congress on Health Economics; July 12-15, 2009; Beijing, China.

Thein HH, Krahn M. et. al. Health status utilities in long-term care residents in Ontario. Panel session presented at: International Health Economics Association (iHEA) 7th World Congress on Health Economics; July 12-15, 2009; Beijing, China

Chen WD, Krahn M. et al. Economic evaluation of pressure ulcer preventive strategies for long-term residents in Ontario. Panel session presented at: International Health Economics Association (iHEA) 7th World Congress on Health Economics; July 12-15, 2009; Beijing, China.

Chen WD, Krahn M. et al. Economic evaluation of preventive strategies for pressure ulcers: A systematic review. Panel session presented at: International Health Economics Association (iHEA) 7th World Congress on Health Economics; July 12-15, 2009; Beijing, China.

Sander B, Kwong J, Bauch C, Maetzel A, McGeer A, Raboud J, Krahn M. The cost-effectiveness of Ontario’s universal influenza immunization program. Presented at: International Health Economics Association (iHEA) 7th World Congress on Health Economics; July 12-15, 2009; Beijing, China.

Woo G, Tomlinson G, Pham B, Krahn M. Comparing efficacies of treatments for chronic hepatitis B: A Bayesian mixed treatment comparison meta-analysis. Poster session presented at: International Health Economics Association (iHEA) 7th World Congress on Health Economics; July 12-15, 2009; Beijing, China.

Mittmann N, Evans B, Leighl N, Rocchi A, Krahn M, Peacock S, Taylor S, Au HJ, Oh P, Jacobs P, Reynard P, Husereau D, Isogai P, Longo C, Marshall D, Coyle D, Meyer R, Kee P. Economic guidelines for oncology products: Adaptation of the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) technology assessment guidance document. Presented at: The 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO); May 29-June 2, 2009; Orlando, FL, USA.

Sander B, Kwong J, Bauch C, Maetzel A, McGeer A, Raboud J, Krahn M. The cost-effectiveness of Ontario’s universal influenza immunization program. Presented at: International Health Economics Association (iHEA) 7th World Congress on Health Economics; July 12-15, 2009; Beijing, China.

Woo G, Pham B, Tomlinson G, Krahn M. Comparing efficacies of treatments for chronic hepatitis B: A Bayesian mixed treatment comparison meta-analysis. Poster session presented at: International Health Economics Association (iHEA) 7th World Congress on Health Economics; July 12-15, 2009; Beijing, China.

Machado M, Wijesundera H, Farahati F, Witteman W, van der Velde G, Ieraci, L, Pham B’, Krahn M. Development of the Ontario Cardiovascular Economic Model. Poster session presented at: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium 2009; April 5, 2009; Ottawa, ON, Canada. Abstract published in Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium. 2009; p.50

Woo G, Pham B, Tomlinson G, Krahn M. Comparing efficacies of treatments for chronic hepatitis B: A Bayesian mixed treatment comparison meta-analysis. Poster session presented at: 44th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL); April 22-26, 2009; Copenhagen, Denmark.

Chen W, Krahn M, et. al. Population-derived estimates of direct medical costs among late-stage hepatitis C patients with diabetes. Presented at: International Health Economics Association (iHEA) 7th World Congress on Health Economics; July 12-15, 2009; Beijing, China.

Ieraci L. Presentations of cost-effectiveness analyses to the Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee (OHTAC). Presented at: OHTAC standing monthly committee meetings; 2009; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Krahn M. Collaboration between HTA agency and health authority: Ontario Canada. Panel session presented at: 6th Annual meeting HTAi Globalisation and Health Technology Assessment; June 21-24, 2009; Singapore, Singapore.

Ju H, Srinivas C, Mitsakakis N, McCluskey S. Tranexamic Acid and Blood Transfusion in Orthotopic Liver Transplantation: A Propensity Score Case Control Analysis. Presented at: 2009, LICAGE-The Liver Intensive Care Group of Europe; June 2009; Vienna, Austria.

Minkovich L, Patel R, Mitsakakis N, Gilbert R and McCluskey S, Goal Directed Fluid Therapy in Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgery. Presented at: Canadian Anesthesia Society; 2009; Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Pham B. Alternative Foam Mattresses for Emergency Room Stretchers and Beds to Prevent Pressure Ulcers: Cost Effectiveness & Budget Impact Analysis. Poster session presented at: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium 2009; April 5, 2009; Ottawa, ON, Canada.

Pham B. Gel Overlays to Prevent Post-Operative Pressure Ulcers in Ontario Hospitals: Cost Effectiveness & Budget Impact Analysis. Poster session presented at: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium 2009; April 5, 2009; Ottawa, ON, Canada.

Abrahamyan L, Li CS, Beyene J, Willan A, Keystone EC, Feldman B. Statistical efficiency of the randomized-placebo phase design under different survival distributions. Presented at: Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute Annual Retreat; November 10th, 2008; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Abrahamyan L, Li CS, Beyene J, Willan A, Keystone EC, Feldman B. Statistical efficiency of the randomized-placebo phase design under different survival distributions. Presented at: Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute Annual Retreat; November 10th, 2008; Toronto, ON, Canada.

Ba' Pham A Pressure Ulcer History Model To Estimate The Clinical Impact Of Prevention And Treatment Interventions. Poster session presented at: 30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; October 18-22, 2008; Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Ba' Pham Poster: Budget And Health Impact Of Strategies For Preventing Pressure Ulcers In Long-term Care Facilities In Ontario. Poster session presented at: 30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; October 18-22, 2008; Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Thein HH. Health status utilities in long-term care residents in Ontario. Poster session presented at: 30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; October 18-22, 2008; Philadelphia, PA, USA.

van der Velde G. Rasch Analysis of the Neck Disability Index. Presented at: International Conference on Outcomes Measurement; September 11, 2008; Bethesda, MD, USA.

van der Velde G. Course and Prognostic Factors for Neck Pain in the General Population and in Persons with Whiplash-associated Disorders. Whiplash-associated Disorders: 2008 Update. Presented at: Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators; April 4, 2008; Toronto, ON, Canada.

van der Velde G. Neck Pain Patients’ Evaluative Scores for their Current Health. Poster session presented at: World Congress on Neck Pain; January 20-22, 2008; Los Angeles, USA.

Machado M, Pham B, Chen W, Stern A, Krahn M. Budget and health impact of strategies for preventing pressure ulcers in long-term care facilities in Ontario. Poster session presented at: 30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; October 18-22, 2008; Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Sander B, Kwong J, Bauch CT, Maetzel A, McGeer A, Raboud J, Krahn M. The cost-effectiveness of Ontario’s Universal Influenza Immunization Program. Presented at: 30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; October 18-22, 2008; Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Thein HH, Pham B, Krahn M, Wodchis W. Health status utilities in long-term care residents in Ontario. Poster session presented at: 30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; October 18 - 22, 2008; Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Woo G, Pham B, Tomlinson G, Krahn M. Bayesian mixed treatment comparison meta-analysis of outcomes of treatment for chronic hepatitis B. Presented at: 30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; October 18-22, 2008; Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Woo G, Sheman M, Einarson T, Heathcote J, Krahn M. Preference and non-preference based measures of quality of life in patients with chronic hepatitis B. Poster session presented at: 30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; October 18-22, 2008; Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Chen W, Krahn M Health economic evaluation of pressure ulcer prevention options in long-term care settings across Ontario, Canada. Presented at: 30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; October 18-22, 2008; Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Farahati F, Krahn M. Economic evaluation of preventive strategies for pressure ulcers: A systematic review. Poster session presented at: 30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; October 18-22, 2008; Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Toren P, Alibhai S, Krahn M, Kolnin R, Nesbitt M, Trachtenberg J, Matthew A. The effect of nerve-sparing surgery on patient-reported incontinence post-radical prostectomy. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Urological Association; June 23, 2008; Edmonton, AB, Canada. Published in Can Urol Assoc J. 2009 Dec;3(6):465-70..

Ku J, Alibhai S, Krahn M, Nesbitt M, Kolnin R, Fleshner N, Trachtenberg J. MP-8.04: MP-8.04: Changes in health related quality of life and health values over 12 months after radical prostatectomy. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Urological Association; June 23, 2008; Edmonton, AB, Canada. Abstract published in Can Urol Assoc J. 2008 Jun; 2(3): 289–290.

Ku J, Trachtenberg J, Krahn M, Nesbitt M, Kolnin R, Fleshner N, Alibhai S. UPOS-2.12: What is the rate of sexual recovery after radical prostatectomy? It depends on how one defines an erection 63rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Urological Association; June 23, 2008; Edmonton, AB, Canada. Abstract published in Can Urol Assoc J. 2008 Jun; 2(3): 326–327.

Thein HH, Yi Q, Krahn M. Long-term sequelae of hepatitis C virus-infected Canadian post-transfusion compensation claimant cohort. Poster session presented at: 2008 CADTH Symposium; 27-29 April 2008; Edmonton, AB, Canada.

Mitsakakis N, Razak Z, Escobar M, Westwood JT. Prediction of Drosophila gene functions using Support Vector Machines. Presented at: 16th Annual International Conference Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology; 2008; Toronto, ON, Canada.

van der Velde G, Llewellyn-Thomas H, Hogg-Johnson S, Hurwitz E, Cassidy JC, Côté P, Krahn M. Neck pain patients’ evaluative scores for their current health state. Presented at: World Congress on Neck Pain; January 20-22, 2008; Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Shearer H, Stupar M, Côté P,  van der Velde G, Cassidy JD, Carroll LJ, Hogg-Johnson S, Holm LW, Carragee EJ, Haldeman S, Nordin M, Hurwitz EL, Guzman J, Peloso PM. Factors Associated with Neck Pain in Health Care Workers. Presented at: World Congress on Neck Pain; January 20-22, 2008; Los Angeles, CA, USA.

van der Velde G, The Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders: Identifying the Best Treatment for Neck Pain. Presented at: World Congress on Neck Pain; January 20-22, 2008; Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Stupar M, Shearer H, Côté P, van der Velde G, Cassidy JD, Carroll LJ, Hogg-Johnson S, Holm L, Carragee E, Haldeman S, Nordin M, Hurwitz E, Guzman J, Peloso P. Prevalence and factors associated with neck pain in office workers. Presented at: World Congress on Neck Pain; January 20-22, 2008; Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Rac VE, Kamikovski I, Whittle W, Challis JR, and Lye SJ. Presentation: PGE2 concentration and COX-2 protein expression in human placental cell culture treated with meloxicam, arachidonic acid and prostaglandin E2. Presented at: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research Day University of Toronto; 2007; Toronto, ON, Canada.

van der Velde G. Report of the Findings of the Bone & Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and its Associated Disorders: Report on a Decision Analysis of Common Neck Pain Treatments; Presented at: Managing Neck Conditions Conference; November 15-16, 2007; Regina, SK, Canada.

van der Velde G, Mazumder A, Beaton D, Hogg-Johnson S, Hurwitz E, Bronfort G, Evans R. Item-response theory analysis of the Neck Disability Index. Presented at: 12th Annual Conference of the International Society for Quality of Life Research; October 19-22, 2007; San Francisco, CA, USA. [New Investigator Award for Outstanding Paper Presentation]

van der Velde G, Llewellyn-Thomas H, Hogg-Johnson S, Hurwitz E, Cassidy JD, Côté P, Krahn M. Neck pain patients’ evaluative scores for their current health state. Presented at: 14th Annual Conference of the International Society for Quality of Life Research; October 10-13, 2007; Toronto, ON, Canada.

van der Velde G, Llewellyn-Thomas H, Hogg-Johnson S, Hurwitz E, Cassidy JD, Côté P, Krahn M. Neck pain patients’ preferences for their current health state. Presented at: International Forum IX Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain; October 4-6, 2007; Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

van der Velde G. The Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders: Forecasting the Frequency and Type of Beneficial and Adverse Events Associated with Common Neck Pain Treatments. Presented at: European Spine Society; September 28, 2007; Bern, Switzerland

Ieraci L,Tracy S.CIHI Portal: A Solution for Accessing and Using Health Data. Poster presentation at: the Statistics Canada Health Statistics Data Users Conference; September 24-25, 2007; Ottawa, ON, Canada.

Ieraci L, Kaye J. CIHI Portal: Opening the Doors to Canadian Hospitalizationn Data. Pre-conference workshop presented at: the Statistics Canada Health Statistics Data Users Conference; September 24-25, 2007; Ottawa, ON, Canada.

Mitsakakis N. Kustra R. Graphical Models for Microarray Expression Data Based on Low-Order Partial Correlations. Invited Poster session presented at: Statistical Society of Canada 2007 Meeting, Memorial University; June 10 - 13, 2007; St. John's, NL, Canada.

van der Velde G. The Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders Translates its Findings into Clinical Practice: Should We Change the Way We Look at Neck Pain? Presented at: Florida Chiropractic Association Annual General Meeting; August 18, 2007; St. Gaithersburg, FL, USA.

Abrahamyan L, Johnson SR, Beyene J, Shah PS, Feldman BM. Quality of randomized clinical trials in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. Presented at: 2nd International Medical Congress of Armenia; June 28-30th, 2007; Yerevan, Armenia.

van der Velde G, Mazumder A, Beaton DE, Hogg-Johnson S, Hurwitz E, Bronfort G, Evans R. Item-response theory analysis of the Neck Disability Index. Presented at: Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation’s Research Day, University of Toronto; May 2, 2007; Toronto, ON, Canada.

van der Velde G, Llewellyn-Thomas H, Hogg-Johnson S, Hurwitz E, Cassidy JC, Côté P, Krahn M. Neck pain patients' evaluative scores for their current health state. Poster session presented at: Society for Medical Decision Making Annual Meeting; October 20-24, 2007; Pittsburgh, PA, United States.

van der Velde G, Hogg-Johnson S, Bayoumi A, Cassidy JD, Côté P, Chan S, Subrata P, Hoving JL, Bombardier C, Krahn M. A decision analysis of non-invasive neck pain treatments. Poster session presented at: Society for Medical Decision Making Annual Meeting; October 20-24, 2007; Pittsburgh, PA, United States.

Thein HH, John-Baptiste A, Yi Q, Sander B, Krajden M, Krahn M. The Cost-Effectiveness of Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing in the detection of acute hepatitis C virus infection. Poster session presented at: 6th World Congress on Health Economics; 8-11 July, 2007; Copenhagen, Denmark.

Thein HH, Yi Q, Tomlinson, Krahn M. Natural History of Hepatitis C: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Presented at: National Canadian Research Training Program in Hepatitis C, 4th Program Advisory Committee Meeting; 2007; Banff, AB, Canada.

Thein HH, John-Baptiste A, Yi Q, Sander B, Krajden M, Krahn M. The Cost-Effectiveness of Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing in the detection of acute hepatitis C virus infection. Poster session presented at: 2007 CADTH Symposium; April 2007; Ottawa, ON, Canada.

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Introduction of the recipient of Dr. Jill M. Sanders Award of Excellence in HTA - Dr Murray Krahn

 

Dr Murray Krahn acceptance speech

 

Dr. Murray Krahn's winning talk at the 2013 CADTH Symposium

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