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.
A Comparison of Health Professionals' and Patients' Views of the Importance of Outcomes of Bariatric Surgery.
Coulman KD. et al, (2016), Obes Surg, 26, 2738 - 2746
Cholesterol- and blood pressure-lowering drug use for secondary cardiovascular prevention in 2004 - 2013 Europe
Mihaylova BN. et al, (2016), European Journal of Preventive Cardiology
The cost-effectiveness of community versus hospital eye service follow-up for patients with quiescent treated age-related macular degeneration alongside the ECHoES randomised trial
Violato M. et al, (2016), BMJ Open
A systematic review of analytical methods applied for discarded organs in kidney and liver transplantation research.
Richéal Burns et al, (2016), PROSPERO 2016:CRD42016049183
Models of care for the delivery of secondary fracture prevention after hip fracture: a health service cost, clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness study within a region of England
Judge AD. et al, (2016), Health Services and Delivery Research
B-vitamins are potentially a cost-effective population health strategy to tackle dementia: Too good to be true?
Tsiachristas A. and Smith AD., (2016), Alzheimer's and Dementia: Translational Research and Clinical Interventions, 2, 156 - 161
A cluster randomised trial of strategies to increase cervical screening uptake at first invitation (STRATEGIC).
Kitchener HC. et al, (2016), Health Technol Assess, 20, 1 - 138
Forthcoming HERC Courses
- 27 APRIL 2017, Oxford. Booking now open.
- 28 APRIL 2017, Oxford. Booking now open.
- 12 OCTOBER 2017, Oxford. Booking now open.
- 13 OCTOBER 2017, Oxford. Booking now open.
- 07-09 DECEMBER 2016, Oxford. This course is now full.
Once confirmed, the Applied Methods course dates for 2017 will be posted on the HERC website and made available for bookings.
Founded in 1996
Over 1000 course participants
4000+ followers on social media
Forthcoming HERC Seminar
Lefteris Floros, Health Economist, National Guideline Centre, Care Quality Improvement Dept. Royal College of Physicians, London
Tuesday 13th December 2016, 12:00 pm