November 6: Health Economic Modeling in R: A Hands-on Introduction - In Person at ISPOR Europe 2022

November 6, 2022

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Health Economic Modeling in R: A Hands-on Introduction

Economic Evaluation
4 Hours | Course runs 1 day

This short course will be offered in-person at the ISPOR Europe 2022 conference. Separate registration is required. Visit the ISPOR Europe 2022 website to register and learn more.

Sunday, 6 November 2022 | Course runs 1 Day

This highly practical course will outline the computational and transparency advantages of R over Microsoft Excel for use in health economic modelling. This short course explores the use of R for health economic modelling in the context of health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) and faculty will guide the participants through practical examples of HEOR. The faculty will also lead participants through practical examples of health economic modelling including, using R for decision trees and Markov models from deterministic analysis through to sensitivity analysis and EVPI. All sessions will interchange between descriptive lectures and hands-on exercises. Participants will be provided with materials following the course, including model examples and information on where to go for further learning. This course is designed for those familiar with the modelling techniques and concepts of decision tree models, probabilistic sensitivity analysis, and discrete time cohort Markov models. This course is designed for those with some familiarity with modelling techniques, but familiarity with R coding is not required. Attendees will require a laptop with RStudio (v1.1.0 or higher) and R (v3.5.0 or higher) downloaded and installed.


Felicity Lamrock, PhD
Lecturer, Data Analytics
Queen’s University Belfast
Belfast, Ireland

Howard Thom, PhD, MSc
Lecturer, Health Economic Modelling
University of Bristol and
Senior Director
Clifton Insight, Bristol, UK 

Gianluca Baio, PhD
Professor of Statistics and Health Economics
Department of Statistical Science, University College London
London, UK

Rose Hart, PhD
Senior Health Economist
Lumanity Inc.
Sheffield, UK

Basic Schedule:
4 Hours | Course runs 1 Day

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