Development, diffusion & impact of technologies
Ward DJ, Martino OI, Packer C, Simpson S, Stevens A. Burden of disease, research funding and innovation in the UK: do new health technologies reflected by research inputs and need? Journal of Health Services Research & Policy 2013:18(Suppl. 1):7-13. DOI: 10.1177/1355819613476015.
Ward DJ, Martino OI, Simpson S, Stevens A. Decline in new drug launches: myth or reality? Retrospective observational study using 30 years of data from the UK, BMJ Open 2013;3:e002088 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-002088
Martino OI, Ward DJ, Packer C, Simpson S Stevens A. Innovation and the burden of disease: retrospective observational study of new and emerging health technologies reported by the EuroScan network from 2000 to 2009. Value in Health 2012; 15:376-380.
Packer C, Simpson S, Stevens A. International diffusion of new health technologies: a ten-country analysis of six health technologies. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care 2006; 22(4): 419-428.
EAA systems and methods
Doos L, Packer C, Ward D, Simpson S, Stevens A. Past speculations of the future: A review of the methods used for forecasting emerging health technologies. BMJ Open 2016;6:e010479 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010479.
Gutierrez-Ibarluzea I, Simpson S, Benguria-Arrate G. Early Awareness and Alert Systems: An Overview Of Euroscan Methods. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 2012 (28), 301-307. doi:10.1017/S0266462312000360
Packer C, Gutierrez-Ibarluzea I and Simpson S. (2012) The Evolution of Early Awareness and Alert Methods and Systems. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 28, pp 199-200. doi:10.1017/S0266462312000426.
Fung M, Simpson S, Packer C. Identification of innovation in public health. Journal of Public Health 2010;33(1):123-130. doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdq045.
Murphy K, Packer C, Stevens A, Simpson S. Effective early warning systems for new and emerging health technologies: developing an evaluation framework and an assessment of current systems. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care 2007; 23(3): 324-330.
Simpson S, Packer C, Stevens A, Raftery J. Predicting the impact of new health technologies on average length of stay: development of a predictive framework. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care 2005;21(4): 487-491.
Simpson S, Hyde C, Cook A, Packer C, Stevens A. Assessing the accuracy of forecasting – applying standard diagnostic assessment tools to a health technology early warning system. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care 2004;20(3): 381-384.
Douw K, Vondeling H, Eskildsen D, Simpson S. Use of the Internet in Scanning the Horizon for New and Emerging Health Technologies: A Survey of Agencies Involved in Horizon Scanning, J Med Internet Res 2003;5(1):e6 DOI: 10.2196/jmir.5.1.e6
Investigating future horizons
Trevitt S, Simpson S, Wood A. Artificial Pancreas Device Systems for the Closed-Loop Control of Type 1 Diabetes: What Systems Are in Development?, Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology, 2015. DOI: 10.1177/1932296815617968.
Smith J, Ward D, Michaelides M, Moore AT, Simpson S, New and emerging technologies for the treatment of inherited retinal diseases: a horizon scanning review, Eye (2015) 29, 1131–1140; doi:10.1038/eye.2015.115.
Phalguni A, Seaman H, Routh K, Halloran S, Simpson S. Tests detecting biomarkers for screening of colorectal cancer: What is on the horizon? GMS Health Technol Assess 2015;11:Doc01, doi: 10.3205/hta000122
Packer C, Boddice B, Simpson S. Regenerative medicine techniques in cardiovascular disease: where is the horizon? Regenerative Medicine 2013:8(3):351-360.
Linden Phillips L, Bitner-Glindzicz M, Lench N, Steel KP, Langford C, Dawson SJ, Davis A, Simpson S, Packer C. The future role of genetic screening to detect newborns at risk of childhood-onset hearing loss. International Journal of Audiology 2012; Early Online: 1–10.
Tayo A, Ellis J, Linden-Phillips L, Simpson S, Ward DJ (2012), Emerging point of care tests for influenza: innovation or status quo. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, 6: 291–298. doi: 10.1111/j.1750-2659.2011.00306.x
Packer C, Simpson S, de Almeida RT. EuroScan International Network member agencies: their structure, processes and outputs. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care. 2015; 31(1/2):78-85 doi:10.1017/S0266462315000100.
Simpson S (ed) EuroScan International Network, A toolkit for the identification and assessment of new and emerging health technologies, 2014, EuroScan International Network: Birmingham.
Wild C, Simpson S, Douw K, Geiger-Gritsch S, Mathis S and Langer T (2009). Information service on new and emerging health technologies: Identification and prioritization processes for a European Union–wide newsletter. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 25, pp 48-55. doi:10.1017/S0266462309990687.
Simpson S, Packer C, Carlson P, Sanders JM, Gutierrez Ibarluzea I, Fay A, Norderhaug I on behalf of the International Network on New and Emerging Health Technologies (EuroScan). Early identification and assessment of new and emerging health technologies: Actions, progress, and the future direction of an international collaboration – EuroScan. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care 2008; 24(4): 518-525.
Packer C, Simpson S, Stevens A (2006). International diffusion of new health technologies: A ten-country analysis of six health technologies. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 22, pp 419-428. doi:10.1017/S0266462306051336.
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