Decision analytic modelling methods for economic evaluation – advanced course

A three-day course focusing on advanced modelling methods for economic evaluation.

The course is aimed at health economists and those health professionals with experience of health economics who wish to learn about recent methodological developments in cost-effectiveness analysis.

It is designed for participants who are familiar with basic decision modelling who wish to learn how to use more advanced modelling methods. It is particularly suitable for those who have attended our Introduction to Modelling Methods for Health Economic Evaluation.

It is envisaged that participants will currently be undertaking modelling for health economic evaluation within the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, consultancy, academia or the health service.

Decision analytic modelling methods for economic evaluation – foundations course

This is a two-day course providing an introduction to the principles and practice of decision modelling for economic evaluation in health.

The course is aimed at health economists and those health professionals with experience of health economics who wish to develop skills and knowledge in decision analysis for purposes of cost effectiveness analysis.  It is designed for participants who are familiar with the basic principles of economic evaluation who wish to build, interpret and appraise decision models.

It is envisaged that participants will currently be undertaking economic evaluation within the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, consultancy, academia or the health service.

A mixture of presentations from members of the Faculty, together with computer-based exercises using MS Excel.  All exercises will be supported by Faculty and a group of tutors.

Carer and family spillovers in economic evaluation

It is increasingly recognised that costs and outcomes falling on carers and others close to the patient should be considered in economic evaluation. This workshop will cover a range of techniques that have been developed and applied over the last 20 years. The day will comprise lectures and practical sessions, and an opportunity for participants to discuss their research challenges with the workshop leaders.

Workshop leaders:
Hareth Al-Janabi, Senior Lecturer in Health Economics, University of Birmingham
Werner Brouwer, Professor of Health Economics, Erasmus University, Rotterdam

Please contact Hareth Al-Janabi (h.aljanabi@bham.ac.uk) to register and/or ask any questions about the workshop.