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Health Economics Summer School 2015

September 14th – September 18th, 2015

A high–level program offered by the Institute for Innovation & Valuation in Health Care in cooperation with the University of Heidelberg (Department for Public Health, Mannheim Medical Faculty).

Highly Interactive Program

Highly interactive program using exercises and case studies, designed to address the search for “value for money” in the context of Health Technology Assessments in theory and practice:

  • Cost Benefit Analysis and Willingness-to-Pay
  • Cost Effectiveness and Cost Utility Analysis
  • Health-Related Quality of Life and Quality-Adjusted Life Years
  • Clinical Benefit and Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Concepts of Utility and Value
  • Decision Rules and Allocative Efficiency
  • Normative Commitments and Empirical Ethics
  • Individual and Social Preferences
  • Discrete Choice Experiments
  • Analytical Hierarchy Process
  • Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis
  • Relative Social Willingness-to-Pay
  • Social Cost Value Analysis
  • Experience and Issues with HTAs:
    • Cancer Treatment
    • Expensive Drugs for Rare Disorders
    • Personalized Medicine
    • Medical Devices
    • Australia,
    • Canada,
    • United Kingdom,
    • Sweden,
    • Netherlands,
    • France,
    • Germany,
    • Italy,
    • Spain,
    • Switzerland
  • Stakeholder Perspectives (Investors, Industry, Payers, Policy-Makers)
  • Recent Developments and Future Perspectives