The Health Economics Research Centre (HERC)
HERC was established by the University of Oxford in 1996. Our aim is to contribute to health and healthcare in the UK and internationally, by conducting research on economic aspects of health and disease, the costs and benefits of prevention and treatment, and the design and evaluation of health systems.
Enhanced recovery following hip and knee arthroplasty: A systematic review of cost-effectiveness evidence
Pritchard M. et al, (2020), BMJ Open
Within-Trial Evaluation of Medical Resources, Costs, and Quality of Life Among Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Participating in the Exenatide Study of Cardiovascular Event Lowering (EXSCEL)
Reed SD. et al, (2020), Diabetes Care, dc190950 - dc190950
Measuring and optimising the efficiency of community hospital inpatient care for older people: the MoCHA mixed-methods study
Young J. et al, (2020), Health Services and Delivery Research, 8, 1 - 100
Defining and measuring health poverty
Clarke P. and Erreygers G., (2020), Social Science and Medicine, 244
The impact of transforming mental health services for young people in England on patient access, resource use, and health: a quasi-experimental study
ROCKS S. et al, (2019), BMJ Open
Cost-effectiveness of oral versus intravenous antibiotics (OVIVA) in patients with bone and joint infection: evidence from a non-inferiority trial
McMeekin N. et al, (2019), Wellcome Open Research, 4, 108 - 108
Understanding incentive preferences of community health workers using discrete choice experiments: a multicountry protocol for Kenya, Uganda, Bangladesh and Haiti
Agarwal S. et al, (2019), BMJ Open
HERC & BRC Bursary Scheme
Since 2015, HERC has been in collaboration with the Research Education and Training Group at the Biomedical Research Council (BRC) and has supported over 30 funded places to attend our Health Economics Short Courses.
For more information on how to apply for these bursaries please visit the Oxford BRC website HERE
18 December 2019
Tuesday 31st March 2020, Merton College, Oxford
26 September 2019
Pharmaceutical policies in the long run: Reflections on 60th anniversary of the Hinchliffe Report. This anniversary event was held at Merton College, Oxford on Monday 11 November 2019.
Forthcoming HERC Health Economic Short Courses
TUESDAY 24th MARCH 2020 - BOOKING NOW OPEN
This course will be held at The Queens College, Oxford
- WEDNESDAY 25th - FRIDAY 27th MARCH 2020 - BOOKING NOW OPEN
For further information and to book online please click HERE.
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Forthcoming HERC Events
Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 12pm to 1pm @ Big Data Institute, LG 0 Seminar Room, University of Oxford Old Road Campus, Oxford, OX3 7LF
OXFORD HEALTH ECONOMICS SEMINAR: Skill Formation and the Trouble with Child Non-Cognitive Skill Measures
Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 4pm to 6pm @ Seminar Room E, Manor Road Building, Manor Road, Oxford, OX1 3UQ
This talk is part of a series of health economic seminars which has been organised by the University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Primary Care, Department of Economics and HERC.