Workshop 5

Costs related to pain

Welcome by the Chairman:

Hans-Georg Kress   President Elect of EFIC,
Medical University / AKH Vienna 
AT

Co chairman:

Bernard Avouac   Membre de la CEPP (HAS)  FR

Secretary & reporter:

Ad Rietveld Presentation RJW & Partners Ltd.  NL

Moderator:

Livio Garattini   Instituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri  IT
The costs of musculoskeletal pain: the need for priority services Paul J. Watson Presentation University of Leicester UK
Pharmacoepidemiological aspects on the costs of pain Eva Zebedin-Brandl Presentation Hauptverband der Österreichischen Sozialversicherungsträger AT

What can we learn from insurance data on pain, facts and costs? 

Jacob Hofdijk Presentation Special Advisor, Chronic Disease Management, Ministry of Health
President EFMI 
NL
Measuring the value of pain in economic evaluation Paul Kind Presentation Centre for Health Economics UK
Project design to analyse the facts on pain related cost in Sweden Marcelo Rivano-Fischer Presentation President Svenskt Smärtforum SE