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Health Economics Summer School 2015

Heidelberg/Germany
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).

Program

Monday, September 14, 2015, 11:00 am – 7:30 pm

  • Foundations: Economic Value
    • The Theoretical Highground: Welfare Economics and Cost Benefit Analysis
    • Cost Effectiveness and Cost Utility Analysis
    • Quality-Adjusted Life Years
    • Utility Measurement for Cost Effectiveness Analysis

Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 09:00 am – 7:30 pm

  • Implications I: Normative and Empirical Issues
    • Technical, Allocative, and Dynamic Efficiency
    • Individual Preferences, Utility, and Value
    • Social Norms and Preferences
    • Empirical Ethics
    • Clinical Value and Evidence-Based Medicine

Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 09:00 am – 5:30 pm

  • Implications II: Economic Value Revisited
    • Value for Money and Decision Rules
    • Discrete Choice Experiments
    • Analytical Hierarchy Process
    • Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis
    • Relative Social Willingsness-to-Pay
    • Social Cost Value Analysis
  • Networking Dinner

Thursday, September 17, 2015, 09:00 am – 7:30 pm

  • Application I: HTA Case Studies
    • Australia and Canada
    • United Kingdom
    • Sweden and Netherlands
    • Germany and France
    • Italy and Spain

Friday, September 18, 2015, 09:00 am – 3:30 pm

  • Application II: Which Way Forward?
    • The Case of Medical Devices and Diagnostics
    • Stakeholder Perspectives
      • Investors
      • Industry
      • Payers
      • Policy Makers
      • Roundtable Discussion
    • Recent Developments and Future Perspectives
    • Conclusions and Next Steps