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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).
The second International Academy of Health Preference Research meeting was held in Brisbane with staff from CHERE among the delegates.
Dr Alison Pearce who completed her PhD at CHERE (with Marion Haas as her principal supervisor) before undertaking a post-doctoral fellowship at the National Cancer Registry in Ireland. She will be returning to Australia and taking up her position at CHERE next April.
The UTS Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Research Excellence were held on Thursday 15 October where Marion Haas was a finalsit in the Researcher Development (including supervision) category.
Not having someone at home to notice when you are unwell makes you more likely to need care in hospital. Reducing isolation and increasing support will improve life for older singles but also put fewer demands on the health system, say CHERE researchers.