10th-11th November 2022, Trinity College, Oxford, UK
Thanks to those who were able to join us on the 10th-11th of November, at Oxfords Trinity College for our annual IDEAL Collaboration International Meeting.
This meeting delivered high-quality, and informative content, with interactive workshops, 10+ themes, and 20+ international speakers over 2 days.
This year’s meeting is built around a series of seminars in which experts and active researchers relay their experiences and give their views on the potential value of IDEAL in various contexts, propose new ideas and applications, and suggest ways in which the Framework and Recommendations could be improved. The expert talks are aimed at stimulating general debate and where possible reaching a consensus view. We discuss how surgical robots should be evaluated (and IDEAL’s role) and how IDEAL can be integrated into the evaluation work of device regulation, Health Technology Assessment and coverage/commissioning decisions. We have reports on the barriers to implementing IDEAL and debate on what these are and how they could be overcome. And we have a session on new initiatives and new areas where IDEAL may be adapted to be helpful to evaluation, featuring IDEAL in training evaluation, in evaluating surgery in low-income country settings, and the outstanding work of Baptiste Vasey on early clinical studies of healthcare AI, which was rewarded with a Nature Medicine publication for the DECIDE-AI guidelines … (Read full open letter)