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KT Canada Seminar Series – Dr. Wanrudee Isaranuwatchai
October 19, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Topic: Help me help you: Potential roles of health economics and health technology assessment to support your research
In this presentation, after the presentation, the audience will be able to:
- To recognize questions which health economics and health technology assessment can help answer
- To understand how these methods can support your research and work
- To observe some real-world examples of health economics and health technology assessment in action
Dr. Wanrudee Isaranuwatchai is a Program Leader and Senior Researcher of the Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program (HITAP), Thailand. She is also an Affiliated Scientist at the Knowledge Translation Program (CLEAR Health Economics Unit), St. Michael’s Hospital, and an Associate Professor at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, in Canada.
Her research focuses on how to apply health economics and health technology assessment (HTA) in the real-world setting as well as how to advance methods in economic evaluation (EE). She has experience conducting EEs using various methods with specific interest in the potential of big data in health economics and HTA to support evidence generation and policy-making process.
She has also collaborated with researchers, health professionals, and policy-makers in various areas to help communicate the value of health initiatives using EE. She has contributed to the training on HTA to support health systems in Asia, Africa, and North America. Dr. Isaranuwatchai is dedicated to the creation and use of evidence in healthcare decision making.