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Foundations of Economic Evaluation in Health Care - York Summer Workshop in Health Economic Evaluation

University of York

17.06.2019 - 21.06.2019

The Grand Hotel
Station Rise
YO1 6GD York
Great Britain

Course Content

The 5-day 'Foundations' Workshop includes a comprehensive coverage of all key issues in the methods and practice of economic evaluation. It is designed for those, new to the field, wishing to appreciate and appraise studies done by others, or requiring a foundation for more advanced study.

It includes discussion of the main design features of studies, such as costing methods, health state preference valuation, integrating economic analysis with clinical trials and modelling approaches.

Learning objectives, training objectives

To inform and promote understanding in key areas of quality of life assessment and health economic evaluation and, among other things, to learn how to:

  • decide whether a particular evaluation is necessary
  • choose a particular methodology.
Target Audience

Those involved in initiating, undertaking, managing or interpreting economic evaluations or quality of life assessments of medicines, within pharmaceutical & medical device companies; clinical & health services research; & health care decision-making.

Typical postgraduate careers and job opportunities

Our workshops attract employees from industry organisations such as pharmaceutical and medical devices companies, as well as public sector University, government and hospital employees from around the world.


Discounted fees are available for public/academic sector organisations worldwide, including PhD students (eg universities, hospitals, government agencies).

Type of degree
Certificate of attendance
Enquiries and Registration

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