Who should attend:
- Those who are required to critically assess the economic analyses of others
- Those who need to design economic or outcomes studies to compare therapeutic alternatives
- Those who need to develop economic models, relying on clinical literature or data bases
- Those who need to use the results of economic and outcomes studies to make decisions.
How you’ll benefit:
- Learn how to design, analyze and critique economic studies and outcomes research
- Engage with renowned experts in the field and have your work critiqued by an expert after you return home.
- Network with colleagues, collaborators, and clients.
- Share research, ideas, and developments in an open, objective environment.
- Advance your career by participating in an ISPOR In-Person Training Program.
- Stay current on health economic guidelines and methodological issues.
- Prepare a protocol or plan for an economic analysis
- Choose from among alternative parameters for time frame, outcome, costs, population
- Assess the impact of study design and population selection/confounders on an economic analysis
- Critically read economic literature to assess for relevance and validity
- Be able to perform any one of a number of several methods of economic analysis of data to determine which intervention is cost-effective
- Prepare a report with recommendations for a decision maker
What you’ll Learn:
- Using lectures and examples, attendees will understand the health economics terminology and best outcomes research practices
- Through Hands-on exercises, attendees will use health economics principles to become proficient reading and understanding outcomes research literature
- Group activities will enable, attendees to practice HOER concepts and develop a sense of when, why and how they should be used
*By the end of Day 1, you’ll have the skills needed to critically review the HEOR performed by others.
- Using lectures and examples, attendees learn how to apply health economics principles to answer a question and where to find the right data
- Through Hands-on exercises, attendees will analyze the effectiveness of the question and describe an appropriate project to answer the question
- Group activities explain which problems must be addressed when designing a project and how to analyze the effectiveness of your research project
*By the end of Day 2, you’ll have the skills needed to design, perform and analyze you own HEOR project