University of Technology Sydney

26713 Economic Evaluation of Health Care

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In this subject, students examine the structure and application of economic evaluation to health care with particular focus on distinguishing between the methods of cost effectiveness analysis and cost benefit analysis. This includes learning the skills to critically appraise published economic evaluation studies. Students examine the various sources of evidence used in economic evaluations of health care including administrative, financial and clinical data sets, surveys, and discrete choice experiments, when they might be appropriate and how they can be combined within an economic evaluation of health care.

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