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Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation
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REFinE

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

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.
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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).
Download the CHERE Annual Report for 2015
Health-care costs are rising, driven by expensive developments in treatments, more demanding populations and rising national wealth. We need to change the financing system to meet this challenge.
The second International Academy of Health Preference Research meeting was held in Brisbane with staff from CHERE among the delegates.