Health Technology Assessment
Location: Rotterdam (Netherlands)
Economic thinking is becoming increasingly important in health care.This course begins with a two day introduction of main concepts of health economics. The remaining three days are used to provide students with more in depth knowledge. The student will learn to analyze the cost-effectiveness of health care interventions (e.g., medicine, diagnostic test, health care programme). Both methodology and practical examples will be covered. Exercises are used to illustrate the various steps in economic thinking.
Using R for Decision Modeling in Health Technology Assessment
This course aims to teach how to build decision models in R to students who have a basic understanding of health decision science. The course combines lectures with R coding exercise. The course is project-based. You are encouraged to apply the theory and skill you learn during this course to a decision problem you select yourself.