Economics and Evaluation: Understanding Equity in Healthcare (HE-5)

Date: 24th November 2022, 24pm 

Economics and Evaluation: Understanding Equity in Healthcare
HE-5

24th November 2022, 24pm 

In this virtual session Lisa Cummins, lead health economist at the Health Economics Unit, will lead attendees through a two-hour interactive session. 

Learning Outcomes

Attendees will leave with: 

  • An understanding of the difference between health equity and health inequalities 
  • Knowledge of how to measure health equity and health inequalities 
  • An understanding of the interactions between need, demand, supply and access in healthcare 

Prerequisites

Prior knowledge of health economics will be beneficial but not essential.

Look out for our other HE training sessions in the coming weeks.

Audience 

This session is designed to give valuable insights for employees across the ICS, whether you’re analytical or not. There will be practicals, interactivity and useful examples, and plenty of opportunity for discussion and questions. 

Agenda 

Interaction between need, demand, supply and access to health care 

  • Introduction to a conceptual framework of need, demand, supply and access 
  • Interrelationships and trade-offs between need, demand, supply and access 

Inequity and inequalities in health 

  • Understanding the difference between health inequity and health inequalities 
  • Measuring health inequalities 

Wrap-up 

  • Discussion 
  • Conclusions 
Lisa Cummins

Lisa Cummins Lisa is an expert in providing high-quality, efficient and innovative health economics models and evaluations. She is passionate about healthcare and the NHS, and takes great pride in enabling health system and industry leaders to make the best decisions to improve care for local communities. 

Lisa has worked as a senior analyst in NHS commissioning, generating evidence from integrated, real-world datasets to inform complex health decisions and create positive change across health systems. 

Lisa also has experience of evaluating digital health technologies, implementing workforce policy projects and leading analysis and reporting of clinical audit programmes. 

Reading:

Pre-requisites

Prior knowledge of health economics will be beneficial but not essential.

Audience
This course is free and available to all those working in the Midlands Public Health and Social Care sector , e.g. NHS, Public Health, Local Authority, ICBs

Duration
2 hours

Location
Online – delivered via Teams

Date: 24th November 2022, 24pm 

Registration: Please use the online link below

Please see further Health Economics sessions from the Health Economics Unit – available to book now!

For more information about this course, please contact:

Training & Development Operational Lead, Rachel Caswell