University of Technology Sydney

26717 Health Technology Assessment

3cp
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Postgraduate

Description

This subject provides students with skills and knowledge of the context and methods of health technology assessment (HTA). It focuses on the application of health economics methods, particularly economic evaluation and clinical epidemiology, to evaluate the implications of introducing new health care interventions, including procedures, diagnostic tests, devices and drugs. Students learn how to define an HTA question, identify and assess the quality of appropriate data, apply methods of analysis and interpret the results.


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