Christian Böhler
 


Position
Researcher

Previous position
Health Economist at the Main Association of Austrian Social Security Institutions, Department of Pharmaceutical Affairs, Vienna, Austria (2016-2017)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow / Scientific Officer at the European Commissions’ Joint Research Centre, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (DG-JRC-IPTS), Information Society Unit, Seville, Spain (2013-2016)

Education
PhD in Health Economics, Brunel University, Health Economics Research Group (HERG), London, UK (supervisors: Prof. Joanne Lord and Prof. Martin J. Buxton)
Master in Health Economics, University of York, UK
German Diploma (BSc-equivalent) in Health Economics, University of Applied Sciences, Ludwigshafen/Rhein, Germany

Languages
German (native), English

Contact details
European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research, Berggasse 17, A-1090 Wien
Tel: +43-1-319 45 05-17
Fax: +43-1-319 45 05-19
Email: boehler@euro.centre.org

Research interests
  • Economic evaluation of health & care technologies
  • Geographic transferability of evidence to support healthcare decision making
  • Early Stage Health Technology Assessment (HTA)
  • Impact of innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing
  • Multilevel Statistical Modelling (MLM)
  • Decision Analytic Modelling (DAM)

Selected publications

Articles and book chapters
  • Helter T.M., Boehler C. (2016) Developing attributes for Discrete Choice Experiments in health - a systematic review of the literature and a case study of alcohol misuse interventions. Journal of Substance Use, DOI: 10.3109/14659891.2015.1118563
  • Boehler C., de Graaf G., Steuten L., Yang Y., Abadie F. (2015): Development of a web-based framework for the assessment of health and economic outcomes of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA). BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, Sept 2015, 15(suppl. 3): S4
  • Boehler C., Lord J. (2015) Mind the Gap! A multilevel analysis of factors related to variation in published cost-effectiveness estimates within and between countries. Medical Decision Making, Online first: 15, 2015, doi: 10.1177/0272989X15579173. JRC93431
  • Boehler C., Helter T., Kholilul I., Kucsera C., Abadie F. Preference-based weights for the Active Ageing Index (AAI): proposal for a Discrete Choice Experiment (DCE). In: Zaidi, A., Harper, S., Hastrup, B., Howse, K., Lamura, G., Perek-Bialas J. (Eds.) Active Ageing Index and its Potential. Book chapter accepted for publication in October 2015
  • Kalo, Z., Vitezic, D., Inotai, A., Boehler, C (2013) Implementation of evidence-based health policy for pharmaceutical coverage decisions in lower income European economies, ISPOR Central & Eastern Europe Network Newsletter, vol. 1, No. 1, pp 3-5.
  • Boehler C., Milton K., Bull F.C., Fox-Rushby J.A. (2011) The cost of changing physical activity behaviour: evidence from a “physical activity pathway” in the primary care setting, BMC Public Health, 11:370.
  • Boehler C., Gerber A., Meindl T., Piechotta P.L. (2012) Struktur von Gesundheitswesen und Krankenhaussystem. In: Survival-Guide Chirurgie: Die ersten 100 Tage; Schröder W., Krones C. (Edt.). Springer, Berlin
Monographs
  • Boehler C. (2013) Mind the Gap! – Geographic transferability of economic evaluations in health. Thesis submitted for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Health Economics Research Group (HERG), Brunel University, London.
NICE Technology Appraisals
  • Cooper K, Harris P, Frampton G, Boehler C, Shepherd J. Cobimetinib in combination with vemurafenib for treating advanced (unresectable or metastatic) BRAF V600 mutation-positive melanoma: A Single Technology Appraisal. Southampton Health Technology Assessments Centre (SHTAC), 2016
  • Cooper K, Harris P, Rose M, Boehler C, Chorozoglou M, Shepherd J, Frampton G. Migalastat for Fabry Disease: A Highly Specialised Technology Evaluation. Southampton Health Technology Assessments Centre (SHTAC), expected publication date: 01/2017.
Reports and Policy Papers
  • Boehler C., Abadie F (2016). Monitoring and Assessment Framework for the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (MAFEIP). Gap analysis. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS), Seville, Spain.
  • Boehler C., Abadie F (2015). Monitoring and Assessment Framework for the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (MAFEIP). Conceptual description of the monitoring framework for the EIP on AHA. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS), Seville, Spain. JRC96205
  • Boehler C., Abadie F., Sabes-Figuera R., (2015). Monitoring and Assessment Framework for the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (MAFEIP). Second report on outcome indicators. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS), Seville, Spain.
  • Abadie F., Boehler C., Lluch M., Sabes-Figuera R., Zamora Talaya M.B. (2014). Monitoring and Assessment Framework for the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (MAFEIP). Second update of the process indicators, European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS), Seville, Spain; JRC91174.
  • Abadie F., Boehler C., Lluch M., Sabes-Figuera R. (2014). Monitoring and Assessment Framework for the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (MAFEIP). First report on outcome indicators. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS), Seville, Spain; JRC91162.
  • Boehler C. Trueman P. Longworth L. (2010) Organs for transplants - review of the evidence on the costs and cost-effectiveness of heart transplantation; report to the West Midlands Specialist Commissioning Team
  • Bull F.C., Milton K. & Boehler C. (2008) Report of the evaluation of the physical activity care pathway London feasibility pilot – final technical report. BHFNC, SSES, Loughborough University, December, 2008. Available online from the BHF National Centre for Physical Activity and Health.
  • Fox-Rushby J., Boehler C., Hanney S., Roberts I., Beresford P., Buxton M. (2008), Prioritisation of prevention services: determining the applicability of research from the US to the English context; Final Report commissioned for Health England by the DH Policy Research Programme

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