Program Objectives

Program Objectives

Who should attend:

How you’ll benefit:

Course Objectives:

  1. Prepare a protocol or plan for an economic analysis
  2. Choose from among alternative parameters for time frame, outcome, costs, population
  3. Assess the impact of study design and population selection/confounders on an economic analysis
  4. Critically read economic literature to assess for relevance and validity
  5. Be able to perform any one of a number of several methods of economic analysis of data to determine which intervention is cost-effective
  6. Prepare a report with recommendations for a decision maker

What you’ll Learn:

DAY 1:

  1. Using lectures and examples, attendees will understand the health economics terminology and best outcomes research practices
  2. Through Hands-on exercises, attendees will use health economics principles to become proficient reading and understanding outcomes research literature
  3. 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.

DAY 2:

  1. Using lectures and examples, attendees learn how to apply health economics principles to answer a question and where to find the right data
  2. Through Hands-on exercises, attendees will analyze the effectiveness of the question and describe an appropriate project to answer the question
  3. 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

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