Focus on clinical trial outcomes

3. Discussion forum on assessing benefit in health care

1. Methodological requirements and practical implications of outcomes in clinical trials

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Validity of surrogate parameters (German)

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Prof. Dr. Heiner C. Bucher Institute for Clinical Epidemiology, Basle University, hbucher(AT)

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Combined outcomes (German)

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Dr. Peter Kleist Specialist in Pharmaceutical Medicine, Swiss Society of Pharmaceutical Medicine (SGPM), peter.m.kleist(AT)

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Relevance of effect sizes (German)

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Prof. Dr. Jürgen Windeler MDS (Medical Review Board of the Statutory Health Insurance Funds) Essen, Head of Evidence-Based Medicine Division (until October 2010)

2. Assessment and significance of study outcomes in various fields of medicine

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Overview and examples (German)

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Prof. Dr. Christian Ohmann Düsseldorf University, Head of KKS (Coordination Centre for Clinical Trials) Düsseldorf, Christian.Ohmann(AT)

3. Patient-reported study outcomes

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Latest developments in research and practice (German)

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Prof. Dr. Thomas Kohlmann Greifswald University, Head of Methods Department in Community Medicine, thomas.kohlmann(AT)


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Significance of study outcomes for patients (German)

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Dr. Ulrike Faber Patient representative in the G-BA Drugs Subcommittee, ulrikefaber(AT)

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Consequences for evidence-based decisions in health care (German)

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Dr. Katja Matthias G-BA Head Office, Fachberatung-Medizin(AT)

Information on the Joint Discussion Forum held by GFR and IQWiG can also be found on the GFR website (in German).

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