Peter Ghijben



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Peter is a Senior Research Fellow in the Faculty of Business and Economics at Monash University. He has over ten years of experience evaluating the clinical- and cost-effectiveness of medical technologies for funding on national insurance schemes.  This includes the development of modelled economic evaluations as well as reviews of funded technologies to ensure continued value for money.  His work has directly informed recommendations by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) and Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC) in Australia, and the Agency for Care Effectiveness (ACE) in Singapore. 

Other research interests include conducting economic evaluation alongside clinical trials and investigating priority setting in health care.  He is currently undertaking a part-time PhD studying various ways for improving funding decisions by health technology assessment committees, including validating health gains using 'real world' data.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research area keywords

  • Economic Evaluation
  • Decision analytic modelling
  • Decision Making
  • Health Technology Assessments

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