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Workshop: Introduction to Health Economics

When:
November 8, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
2017-11-08T13:00:00-08:00
2017-11-08T16:30:00-08:00
Where:
C2E2 at Vancouver General Hospital 7th Floor, 828 W. 10th Avenue Vancouver
Contact:
C2E2 Educational Series

This workshop is part of the C2E2 Educational Series.

Faculty:

Craig Mitton, PhD
Professor, School of Population & Public Health, UBC
Senior Scientist, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology & Evaluation, VCHRI

William Hall, MSc
PhD Candidate, School of Population & Public Health, UBC
Research Associate, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology & Evaluation, VCHRI

Topics:

  • Discuss how economics can contribute to decision making and what settings are best suited to the application of health economic analytical methods
  • Outline and distinguish between commonly used tools for economic evaluation including cost-effectiveness analysis and cost-utility analysis
  • Describe basic components of economic evaluations such as perspective, time horizon, discounting and sensitivity analysis

Register at c2e2.ca/educationalseriesfall2017

For more information, contact Pamela Lee at pamela.lee@ubc.ca

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