313.792.81 COST-EFFECTIVENESS METHODOLOGICAL EXERCISES
- Health Policy and Management
- 4th term
- 2 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2012 - 2013
Familiarizes students with the process of setting up all steps of a cost-effectiveness analysis using spreadsheet software; calculating of incremental cost-effectiveness ratios and the use of graphs to assist in the interpretation of cost-effectiveness results; adjusting for cost data collected over time and discounting costs and outcomes; modeling; measuring health utility; calculating quality adjusted life year and disability adjusted life year; performing non-probabilistic sensitivity analysis; and performing probabilistic sensitivity analyses. This set of techniques is fundamental to the conduct of a cost-effectiveness analysis in any setting.
- Learning Objectives:
- setup each step in a cost-effectiveness analysis
- perform all steps of a cost-effectiveness analysis using a spreadsheet
- describe the steps of a cost-effectiveness analysis and interpret the results of the cost-effectiveness analysis
- Methods of Assessment:
seven short assignments participation (listening to lectures, listening to Live Talks—either live or archived, participation in the bulletin board, and group participation).
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required