Health Economics

5 Modules available.

Dates:

  • HE.1 25/10/2022,
  • HE.2 03/11/2022,
  • HE.3 10/11/2022,
  • HE.4 17/11/2022
  • HE.5 24/11/2022

Health Economics

Aim: To support evaluation capability

This course can be adapted to be technical and non-technical audiences, depending on the sessions attended.

The curriculum is designed to give full flexibility to meet the participants’ needs: it is up to each participant to undertake the modules of their choice, depending on their existing level and experience.

This course starts with introductory session to the topic assuming to bring all attendees to an equal level of understanding. Sessions can then be chosen for the required depth of knowledge required.

HE Modules

HE.1 - Health Economics Foundations

Date: 25/10/2022        13:00 – 15:00

Audience: Intended for those interested in an introduction to health economics for non-economists

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to health economics
  • Measuring, valuing and analysing health outcomes
  • Types of studies

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HE.2 - Evaluating Service Change and Transformation Programmes

Date: 03/11/2022        13:00 – 15:00

Audience: Intended for service change and transformation leaders interested in service redesign and efficient resource allocation

Topics Covered

  • Tips for planning an evaluation
  • Digital Transformation programmes

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HE.3 - Critical Appraisal of Published Economic Evaluations

Date: 10/11/2022        10:00 – 12:00

Audience: For those reviewing studies previously conducted and critically appraising the evidence generated

Topics Covered

  • Critically appraising data
  • Main features of studies
  • Critical appraisal of studies

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HE.4 - Decision Modelling for Health Economic Evaluation

Date: 17/11/2022        13:00 – 15:00

Audience: For a more analytical audience interested in an introduction to decision models employed by health economists and how to appraise existing models

Topics Covered

  • Health economic modelling
  • Critical appraisal of a Markov decision model

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HE.5 - Inequality in Health and Health Care

Date: 24/11/2022        14:00 – 16:00

Audience: For those interested in learning about different types of inequality and ways to address it.

Topics Covered

  • Inequality and inequity in health
  • Two case studies on measurement of inequality in health using subjective and more objectively measured health indicators

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Audience

  • This course can be adapted to be technical and non-technical audiences, depending on the sessions attended.
  • The curriculum is designed to give full flexibility to meet the participants’ needs: it is up to each participant to undertake the modules of their choice, depending on their existing level and experience.
Session Audience
HE.1 Health Economics Foundations Broad
HE.2 Evaluating Service Change and Transformation Programmes Transformation
HE.3 Critical Appraisal of Published Economic Evaluations Broad
HE.4 Decision Modelling for Health Economic Evaluation Analytical
HE.5 Inequality in Health and Health Care Broad

Analytical audiences would be encouraged to attend all 5 modules and a non-technical audience would be encouraged to attend modules 1,2,3, and 5

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

Pre-requisites

Proposed modules do not require prior knowledge of health economics and, except for Module 4, are targeted at a non-technical audience.

Trainers

Your training will be led by the Team at the Health Economics Unit:

Duration

Each Module will be 1.5-2 hour

Location

Online – delivered via Teams. 
The majority of talks will be spaced with interactive discussions and practicals.

Dates:

  • HE.1 – Health Economics Foundations
    25/10/2022, 13:00 – 15:00
  • HE.2 – Evaluating Service Change and Transformation Programmes
    03/11/2022,  13:00 – 15:00
  • HE.3 – Critical Appraisal of Published Economic Evaluations
    10/11/2022, 10:00 – 12:00
  • HE.4 – Decision Modelling for Health Economic Evaluation
    17/11/2022, 13:00 – 15:00
  • HE.5 – Inequality in Health and Health Care
    24/11/2022, 14:00 – 16:00

Registration

Please register for individual modules using the online links below.
It is up to each participant to undertake the modules of their choice, depending on their existing level and experience.

For more information about this course, please contact:

Training & Development Operational Lead, Rachel Caswell