University of Melbourne – Practical Methods for Health Economic Evaluation
A three-day intensive computer-based course in methods for health economic evaluation
This is a 3-day course run by the Health Economics Unit within the Centre for Health Policy at the University of Melbourne. It aims to familiarise participants with the fundamental theories as well as computer-based methods and techniques that are routinely used in economic evaluation with an emphasis on cost-effectiveness and cost-utility analyses.
This computer-based course will cover the analytic steps in an economic evaluation, from methods for analysing cost and outcome data, developing decision analytic and Markov models, conducting sensitivity analyses and reporting and interpreting the results.
Who is this course designed for?
The course is designed for those who are or will be engaged in undertaking health economic evaluation, as well as those who need a more detailed understanding of the current analytic methods of health economic evaluation. These include researchers, clinicians, health care professionals, consultants and those assessing economic evaluations from public, commercial and academic organisations.
Participants should have a prior working knowledge of STATA software and an appreciation of the concepts of health economic evaluation. It is recommended that participants be familiar with common commands in STATA, introductory statistics and Microsoft Excel.
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