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Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation
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CHERE is the lead institution in a Centre of Research Excellence funded by the Australian Primary Health Care Institute (APHCRI). Other partners are the University of NSW and the Australian National University.
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CREST is the health economics national technical service established at CHERE and funded by Cancer Australia to develop resources to assist the Cancer Collaborative Clinical Trials Groups in the incorporation of health and pharmaco-economic analyses into trial protocols, as well as to build capacity for health economics.
Health Technology Assessment

Health Technology Assessment

The Economic Evaluation team at CHERE has expertise in undertaking economic evaluations of new health technologies and programs. It undertakes commissioned research for a range of agency, and also conducts rigorous evaluations of submissions and applications being considered by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) and the Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC).
Changhao Hou, Research Fellow at CHERE, wins the best overall poster presentation at the ISPOR 6th Asia-Pacific Conference in Beijing, China
The 2014 budget introduced the notion of a co-payment to apply to the first ten GP visits. This has been one of the more unpopular budget measures, largely on the basis of the effect on the disadvantaged. The AMA today released its awaited alternative. So how does the Australian Medical Association (AMA) plan compare with the government’s?
Arguments against health co-payments proposed in May’s federal budget will come to the fore again shortly as the Senate considers whether it will pass the necessary legislation.
Mark Booth has been appointed as Adjunct Professor in the UTS Business School.