Australia faces significant challenges around the growing demand for health care, failure to meet these challenges will have significant negative impacts, both on system sustainability and health outcomes. Health economics toolkits can be used to provide evidence on cost-effectiveness and inform resource allocation decisions in health care.
Economic Evaluation in Health: a workshop for professionals in the health sector wishing to use health economics to inform decision making.
- Monday 11 November, Tuesday 12 November, Wednesday 13 November
- 9.00am – 4.00pm
- 137 St Georges Terrace, Perth CBD
- Individual: $1,490 | Individual (alumni/student): $1,290 | Table of 6: $6,990 | Table of 6 (alumni/student): $5,990
Take a deep dive into Health Economics and Leadership in this three-day workshop.
You will take part in practical exercises and apply the concepts of and approaches used to measure the costs and benefits of health interventions.
Throughout the workshop you will have exposure to the tools used in economic evaluation and work with real-life case-studies to explore their application in practice.
This workshop is suitable for researchers and professionals involved in the health sector who would like to learn more about health economics and economic evaluation application to health including a focus on:
- Costing approaches used in health,
- Measuring effectiveness and health outcomes,
- Modelling cost and outcomes.
Day 1: Introduction to Health Economics and Evaluation
- Welcome and Introductions
- Key economic concepts
- Introduction to economic evaluation: types and approaches
- Measuring and modelling effectiveness and outcomes
Day 2: Measuring and Modelling Costs
- Reflections on Learning
- Costing programmes
- Cost of illness- valuing a statistical life (cost of injury)
- Decision rules
- Sensitivity analysis
- Modelling approaches
Day 3: Modelling Using TreeAge
- Reflections on Learning
- Introduction to TreeAge- modelling costs and outcomes
- Working with complexity – using multi-criteria decision analysis to support decision making, how what why!
- Workshop reflection and wrap up
- Individual: $1,490
- Individual (Alumni/Student): $1,290
- Table of 6: $6,990
- Table of 6 (Alumni/Student): $5,990
We offer discounted rates for organisations that wish to book large groups, just email us at Curtin.PACE@curtin.edu.au.
- Analysing cost data,
- Evaluating health outcomes,
- Modelling cost and outcomes data.
Who is this workshop for?
This workshop is for researchers and professional staff who are looking to gain a greater understanding of economic evaluation and what it can offer to healthcare decision making.
Professor Suzanne Robinson leads the Health Systems and Health Economics Discipline at Curtin University. She has a track record in collaborative research activity and extensive experience of working with policy makers and clinicians in using research to inform practice.
Richard is a Health Economist with an ongoing interest in the economic evaluation of healthcare, the measurement and valuation of quality of life, discrete choice experiments and econometric analysis of large panel datasets.
Dr Delia Hendrie is a senior lecturer in the School of Public Health at Curtin University. In her role as a health economist, she works closely with a range of health professionals.