A Brief History of Diabetes Simulation Modelling and the Mt Hood Challenge

Why is a diabetes and economics simulation modelling conference named after a mountain? Back in 1999, two groups  who developed separate diabetes simulation model met at the ski lodge on the slopes of Mt Hood near Portland Oregon. They spent… Continue Reading

The New Decision Analysis Guidance from ISPOR: How it is Like HouseHunters

‘Multiple criteria decision analysis’ is a crummy name for a great concept (aren’t all big decisions analyzed using multiple criteria?). MCDA means assessing alternatives while simultaneously considering several objectives. It’s a useful way to look at difficult healthcare choices. But… Continue Reading