Scientific Program

9:00

Registration

9:30- 9:45

Welcome session

Sharon-Lise Normand | Harvard Medical School, USA

Altamiro Costa Pereira | Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto

 

09:45-10:45

1st Session: International perspectives on health technology assessment in cardiovascular care

Moderator: Armando Teixeira-Pinto | University of Sydney, Australia

Non-compliance in randomised controlled trials comparing vascular and endovascular surgical interventions for cardiovascular care

Manuel Gomes | London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

The link of diagnostic tests and patient outcomes: methodologic challenges and experience from cardiovascular disease

Constantine Gatsonis | Brown University, USA

 

10:45-11:00

Coffee Break

11:00-11:30

2nd Session: Main results and lessons to be learned from the CUTEheart project

Moderator: Sharon-Lise Normand | Harvard University

Mariana Lobo | Center for Health Technology and Services Research (CINTESIS), Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto

Elisabete Fernandes | Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon

Cláudia Nisa | Center for Health Technology and Services Research (CINTESIS), Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto

Leonor Bacelar Nicolau | Institute of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon

 

11:30-12:45

Round Table: Implementing Health Technology Assessment in Portugal

Moderator: Altamiro Costa-Pereira | University of Porto / CINTESIS

Luís Azevedo | Senior Researcher, Center for Health Technology and Services Research (CINTESIS), University of Porto

Heitor Costa | Executive Director of Portuguese Pharmaceutical Industry Association (APIFARMA)

João Gonçalves | Secretary-General of Portuguese Association of Medical Devices Industry (APORMED)

Marta Temido | President of the Central Administration of the Health System (ACSS)

Sónia Cardoso | Directorate of Health Products, National Authority of Medicines and Health Products, IP (INFARMED)

José Silva Cardoso | Past President of Portuguese Society of Cardiology (SPC)

Rui Cruz Ferreira | Coordinator of the National Program for Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Diseases, Directorate-General of Health, Ministry of Health

   

12:45-13:00

Closing Session

Sharon-Lise Normand | Harvard Medical School, USA

Altamiro Costa Pereira | Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto

 

16:00- 17:00

Poster Session

Posters' room

 

 

 

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