Fundamentals in Health Economics

April 5-6, 2018, Basel, Switzerland

Deadline for registration: March 16, 2018

Course outline

This course intends to provide the participants with an understanding of the key principles and methodological concepts of health economics. The role of health-economic thinking in the drug development process is addressed. Two group exercises will complement lectures and discussions.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, the participants will

  • Understand the fundamental concepts of health economics.
  • Understand key principles of health economic evaluation.
  • Be able to assess and appraise a published health economic analysis according to guidelines and checklists.
  • Understand the importance of health economic/pharmacoeconomic methods and concepts for the drug development process, clinical trials, and post-marketing surveillance.
  • Understand how policy makers set priorities in health care and how health economic evaluations support this process and understand the importance of health technology assessment in different health care systems.
  • Understand rational choice and priority setting using economic evaluation.

 

Agenda

 

Faculty

Prof. Thomas D. Szucs, MD MPH MBA LLM

Prof. Matthias Schwenkglenks, PhD MPH

Zanfina Ademi, Pharm, MPH, PhD

C. Simone Sutherland, MSC, PhD

 

Credits

2 ECTS

Points FPH Spital , GSASA tba

 Fee

1800 CHF
900 CHF for academia and non for profit organisations

The fees include meeting materials, lunch, coffee