This course provides an excellent overview of the broad area of health economics. The course starts by introducing the fundamental concepts of health ecomomics and then goes on to explore the various evaluation methods including measuring and evaluating outcomes and costs.
Who is the course suitable for?
The course is valuable for anyone involved in clinical trials, clinical report writing, publications, promotions and marketing. This has previously included:
Medical Advisers Project Managers Regulatory Staff Sales Teams Medical Information & Communication Professionals
Introduction to economics and health economics
What is economics? Why do we need health economics? Basic principles and establishing value for money
Types of economic evaluation (cost min, cea, cua, cba),
How to evaluate health care programmes and establish cost-effectiveness Different types of evaluation technique, from cost minimisation analysis to cost benefit analysis
How to measure costs and sources of cost data for economic evaluation
Clinical outcomes and disease profiles Cost utility analysis and Quality Adjusted Life Years - how to estimate cost per QALY for health technologies
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