New study describes the development of a new value framework for evaluating new medicines
A new milestone study by LSE Health’s Aris Angelis and Panos Kanavos. The research describes the development of a new value framework for the evaluation of new health care interventions and has been published in the journal Social Science & Medicine. Read more... 09 Sept 2017
Real-World Evidence in Oncology: Towards Innovative and Affordable Patient Care
Date: Thursday 6 July 2017
Real-World Evidence in Oncology: Towards Innovative and Affordable Patient Care was hosted by QuintilesIMS and the London School of Economics, took place on the 6th July, at the Mary Ward House, London.
The theme of the conference was Using Real-World Evidence in Oncology Treatment, where speakers shared their views on current application and future innovations in this area.
Elias Mossialos, Brian Abel-Smith Professor of Health Policy, London School of Economics (LSE)
Alistair McGuire, Professor in Health Economics, LSE
Ashley Woolmore, Vice President, Real World Insights, QuintilesIMS
LSE announces new Department of Health Policy
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has launched a new Department of Health Policy, consolidating the School’s existing work and building on its teaching and expertise in the Health Policy field. Read more... 21 June 2017
New study exposes major flaws in drug approvals
A new study led by Huseyin Naci of LSE Health has exposed major flaws in the fast tracking of some drugs available to the American public without any stringent clinical evidence of their benefits. Read more... 12 June 2017
The NHS and Social Care: Prospects for Funding, Staffing and Performance into the 2020s
Professor Alistair Maguire of LSE Health has authored a new CEP Health Briefing exploring prospects for funding, staffing, and performance of the NHS into the 2020s, as well the crisis of funding in the delivery of social care for the elderly. Download the paper 25 May 2017
LSE Global Health Initiative Internal Launch
Date: Thursday 18 May 2017
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, followed by drinks and poster exhibition in the NAB LG foyer
The LSE hosted the internal launch of the Global Health Initiative on the 18 May. The launch included a seminar on current Global Health research at the LSE followed by drinks and a poster and abstract display, showcasing current Global Health research across the School.
Big Issues in Health Policy
Date: 28-30 April 2017
Venue: The Ritz Carlton Hotel, South Beach, Miami
Details: This event was a CME accredited event. The event covered:
- Changes in immigration policies and the health workforce: BREXIT, the EU and the USA.
- Obamacare – The future and progress made.
- Developments in Randomised Control Trials.
- Global incentives and Big Pharmaceuticals.
Bringing together professionals from the healthcare industry, and will feature speakers who are prominent academics from the London School of Economics and Political Science and MDs from Cleveland Clinic.
LSE Health Director to co-Chair key WHO public health, innovation and intellectual property review panel
LSE Health Director, Professor Elias Mossialos has been elected to co-Chair a new review of the WHO’s global programme work in public health, innovation and intellectual property. Read more... 29 March 2017
New public-private partnership launched to coordinate European health outcomes research initiative
On February 1, a public-private consortium was launched to facilitate the transition towards outcomes-focused health care systems across Europe. Read more... 17 March 2017
Elias Mossialos to lead evaluation of Austrian social insurance system
LSE Health Director, Elias Mossialos, has been engaged by the Austrian Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection to lead an evaluation of Austria’s social insurance system. Read more... 25 January 2017
Complex patients: How health care must adapt to their needs
Elias Mossialos and Martin Wenzl argue that multimorbid patients require a holistic approach to care that helps them access the right services. Read more... 19 January 2017
Value in cancer drug spending: new LSE Health research
New research by LSE Health’s Sebastian Salas-Vega and Elias Mossialos finds that while most new cancer drugs approved between 2003 and 2013 extended overall survival or improved the quality of life of cancer patients, their clinical benefits vary widely. Read more... 4 January 2017
Inaugural International Health Policy Conference 2017
Date: 16th -19th February 2017
Venue: London School of Economics (room TBC)
Details: LSE Health & Social Care and the LSE’s Department of Social Policy announces a call for papers for the inaugural International Health Policy Conference, to be held at the LSE from 16th -19th February 2017.
This unique conference seeks to bring together academics and policy-makers from a wide range of disciplines to take a multi-disciplinary approach to key health and social care issues.