Description of lectures for the course: Multiple Criteria Decision Aiding (MCDA) and its potentials to support sustainability and resilience assessment

Course link: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/cross_fac/ias/news/events/mcda/ Held at The University of Warwick, UK on 14-15.05.2018 By Dr Marco Cinelli, Postdoctoral Researcher Singapore-ETH Centre, ETH Zurich

Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) in eHTA, Dr Leandro Pecchia – II IFMBE Summer School on HTA, Patras, Gr, 28-30.10.2017

Dr Leandro Pecchia, School Chair and IFMBE HTAD Chair, introduced tone fo the most used MCDA used in healthcare (i.e., AHP) and then presented a case study aiming to elicit user needs behind the use of ePipen medical device (i.e., auto-injector for severe allergy drug).

HTA, an Introduction – Part 2, Dr Patrizio Armeni – II IFMBE Summer School on HTA, Patras, Greece, 28-30.10.2017

Dr Patrizio Armeni, Bocconi University, gave an introduction to Health Economic Evaluations, introduced the concept of Quality of life.

HTA, an Introduction – Part 1, Dr Patrizio Armeni – II IFMBE Summer School on HTA, Patras, Greece, 28-30.10.2017

Dr Patrizio Armeni, Bocconi University, gave an introduction to the reasons why we need HTA, what are the economic constrained and the political reasons that influence health political decision-making.

Intro to Health Economics & HTA of medical devices, Dr Leandro Pecchia -II IFMBE Summer School on HTA, Patras, Greece, 28-30.10.

Dr Pecchia, School Chair and IFMBE HTAD Chair, introduced basic concepts of HTA, different types of health economic analyses, the concepts of cost-utility, willingness to pay, quality of life. Finally, He discussed the main differences between medical devices and drugs and how this affects HTA.

IFMBE HTAD Activities 2015-2017, Dr Leandro Pecchia -II IFMBE Summer School on HTA, Patras, Greece, 28-30.10.

Dr Pecchia, School Chair and IFMBE HTAD Chair, presetned the IFMBE HTAD and its main activities 2015-2017

Evidence Generation in Medicine and BME, Dr Leandro Pecchia -II IFMBE Summer School on HTA, Patras, Gr, 28-30.10.2017

Dr Leandro Pecchia, School Chair and IFMBE HTAD Chair, gave an intro to the importance of the study designs and which study design we need in order to collect the evidence we are looking for.

Evidence based BME and Meta-Analysis, Dr Leandro Pecchia -II IFMBE Summer School on HTA, Patras, Gr, 28-30.10.2017

Dr Leandro Pecchia, School Chair and IFMBE HTAD Chair,introduced the topic of Meta-Analyses.

Early health economic evaluations & eHTA, Dr Leandro Pecchia -II IFMBE Summer School on HTA, Patras, Gr, 28-30.10.2017

Dr Leandro Pecchia, School Chair and IFMBE HTAD Chair,introduced the topic of Meta-Analyses Early health economic evaluations, also called early HTA (eHTA). He introduced the headroom method and its application to enhance cost-effective medical device design. Finally a case study performed used the MAFEIP tool was presented.

Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) in eHTA

Dr Marjan Humme, IFMBE HTAD Secretary, gave an overview on how to use MCDA in eHTA.

Introduction to the II IFMBE HTAD Summer School, 28-30 September, 2017 Patras, Greece, Prof. Nicolas Pallikarakis

Prof. Nicolas Pallikarakis, School Chair, introduced the IFMBE, the IFMBE HTAD and the Summer School program

The Industry, the regulation and the challenges in assessing Medical Devices

Prof. Tarricone discusses the peculiarities of the Medical Devices sector and relating challenges in the evaluation of these health technologies. Prof. Tarricone is Associate Professor at the Dept of Public Management and Policy Analysis at Bocconi University (IT) and Director of CERGAS. First IFMBE Summer School on HTA, University of Warwick, 8-10 September 2015.

Institutional HTA: the European perspective

Dr Ciani introduces the HTA as a tool to support decision making and national or regional allocation of health resources from an institutional point of view. Dr Ciani is Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Exeter Medical School (UK) and at CERGAS Bocconi, (IT). First IFMBE Summer School on HTA, University of Warwick, 8-10 September […]

Introduction to the First IFMBE Summer School on HTA. University of Warwick, September 2015

This talk introduced the IFMBE Summer School on HTA. After welcoming the attendees, Dr Pecchia (IFMBE HTAD Chairmen) introduced the aims of the school and presented the panel of organizers and speakers. Then, Dr Pecchia presented the program of the three days and explained the meaning of the logo of the IFMBE Summer School. Finally, […]

Evidence Generation in Medicine

Prof Saverio Stranges, Chair of Epidemiology and Statistic at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, introduced the attendees to the concept of evidence and covered systematically, the different study designs and how each is used to cover reach the desired level of evidence in medicine. Prof Saverio Stranges, Chair of Epidemiology and Statistic, Schulich […]

Meta-analysis with missing data

Dr Paolo Melillo, covered some advance topics relevant for meta-analysis, why it is needed and what are main advantages and limits. Dr Paolo Melillo, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy. First IFMBE Summer School on HTA, University of Warwick, 8-10 September 2015.

Introduction to the meta-analysis

Dr Leandro Pecchia, introduces the aims and the goals of a meta-analysis, why it is needed and what are main advantages and limits. Dr Leandro Pecchia, University of Warwick, UK IFMBE HTAD Chairman. First IFMBE Summer School on HTA, University of Warwick, 8-10 September 2015.

Practical lab on meta-analysis with OpenMetaAnalyst

Dr Paolo Melillo, covered some advance topics relevant for meta-analysis, why it is needed and what are main advantages and limits. Dr Paolo Melillo, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy. First IFMBE Summer School on HTA, University of Warwick, 8-10 September 2015.

Early stage HTA via decision tree

Dr Craven introduces the use of decision tree for premarket and early stage HTA, with particular focus on medical devices. Dr Michael Craven Senior Research Fellow, University of Nottingham, UK. First IFMBE Summer School on HTA, University of Warwick, 8-10 September 2015.

Early stage HTA via Markov Models

Dr Craven introduces the use of Markov Models for premarket and early stage HTA, with particular focus on medical devices. Dr Michael Craven Senior Research Fellow, University of Nottingham, UK. First IFMBE Summer School on HTA, University of Warwick, 8-10 September 2015.

Multicriteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) for early HTA

Dr Hummel introduces how to use MCDA for the assessment of medical devices during design and development. Dr Marjan Hummel, Philips Research. First IFMBE Summer School on HTA, University of Warwick, 8-10 September 2015.

User-need elicitation via AHP

Dr Pecchia report on his expertise in using MCDA to gather user experience, requirements and needs in a HTA or during design. Dr Leandro Pecchia, University of Warwick, UK IFMBE HTAD Chairman. First IFMBE Summer School on HTA, University of Warwick, 8-10 September 2015.

Selection of priority Medical Devices

After introducing the WHO leadership priorities, Adriana Velazquez explained how WHO used MCDA to priorities medical devices for cancer management for the book to be published in 2017. Adriana Velazquez, Senior Advisor and Focal Point on Medical Devices, World Health Organization. ISAHP2016, London, 4-7 August 2016.

AHP in user need elicitation for HTA

Dr Pecchia report on his expertise in using MCDA to gather user experience, requirements and needs in a HTA or during design. Invited talk at the ISAHP2011. Dr Leandro Pecchia, University of Warwick, UK IFMBE HTAD Chairman. ISAHP2016, London, 4-7 August 2016.

A trip in Different dimension of Decision

Edgardo Iozia present a talk on how decision making affects decisions in different circumstances, in his experience. Keynote talk at the ISAHP2011. Edgardo Maria Iozia,  Presidente UNIFinance, Presidente Prosolidar, Osservatorio mercato Interno del Comitato economico e Sociale Europeo. ISAHP2016, London, 4-7 August 2016.

The Value Proposition: promise versus Evidence

The Value Proposition: promise versus Evidence. Dan CLARK, Head of Clinical Engineering, Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust, United Kingdom. IFMBE HTAD Meeting, University of Warwick, 25th-28th November 2016.

Medical Device Assessments at CADTH

Dr Polisena presented the procedure currently adopted at CADTH for medical devices. Julie Polisena, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Canada. IFMBE HTAD Meeting, University of Warwick, 25th-28th November 2016.

Analytic Hierarchy Process and Data-mining

Dr Melillo presents a talk on parallels and complementarities among MCDA and machine learning methods. Invited talk at the ISAHP2011. Dr Paolo Melillo, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy. ISAHP2016, London, 4-7 August 2016.

The use of multi-criteria decision analysis in early health technology assessment

Dr Hummel presents her experience on how to use MCDA for early stage HTA. Invited talk at the ISAHP2011. Dr Marjan Hummel, Philips Research. ISAHP2016, London, 4-7 August 2016

The role of BME to develop appropriate technologies for low-middle income countries and settings

Adriana Velazquez gives a talk on what to consider to designing and developing medical devices for low-middle income countries and settings. Adriana Velazquez, Senior Advisor and Focal Point on Medical Devices, World Health Organization. IFMBE HTAD Meeting, University of Warwick, 25th-28th November 2016.