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Ramon Schaefer, PhD

Ramon Schaefer, PhD

Ramon Schaefer, PhD





+49 6221 42-1914


+49 6221 42-1919

Dr. Ramon Schaefer is a health economist at the DKFZ, and he is affiliated with the Medical Faculty Mannheim / Heidelberg University. His primary research focuses on Health Technology Assessments (HTAs) by national HTA agencies, comparing and analyzing evaluation outcomes and their relationship with methodological choices. In addition, he is currently working on projects referring to the measurement of social preferences for health care interventions and the economic concept of the value of (a statistical) life (year).

Since 2015, Ramon has been also working as a research associate and scientific project lead at the independent Institute for Innovation & Valuation in Health Care (InnoVal-HC) in Wiesbaden.

Selected Publications

R. Schaefer, D. Hernández, T. Baernighausen, P. Kolominsky-Rabas, M. Schlander:
Health Technology Assessment–Informed Decision Making by the Federal Joint Committee/Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care in Germany and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence in England: The Role of Budget Impact.
Value in Health, 2023: 26(7): 1032-1044.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jval.2023.02.018.

R. Schaefer, D. Hernandez, L Selberg, M. Schlander:
Health technology assessment (HTA) in England, France and Germany: what do matched drug pairs tell us about recommendations by national HTA agencies?
Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research, 2021: 10(16) 1187-1195.
DOI: 10.2217/cer-2021-0047.

R. Schaefer, M. Schlander:
Is the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in England more ´innovation-friendly´ than the Federal Joint Committee (GBA) in Germany?
Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research, 2019: 19(4) 453-462.
DOI: 10.1080/14737167.2019.1559732. 


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