This 8 module eBook has been designed to provide delegates with a step-by-step guide to health economics and the discipline of pharmacoeconomics which is the application of economic theory to the supply and demand for pharmaceutical products.
The decision on whether a treatment is reimbursed is increasingly dependent on data generated from pharmacoeconomic studies so it is crucial for professionals to understand how these studies are performed. This course will ensure delegates understand the fundamentals of healthcare economics before examining various pharmacoeconomic studies such as cost-benefit analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis and cost-utility analysis.
Work through the course at your own pace online, test your knowledge with end of module quizzes and receive a certificate once you've passed the final course quiz. This course is available for individual registrations or can be supplied to a department as a licence for a year.
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This course has been designed for those professionals who are new to pharmacoeconomics and/or those who encounter pharmacoeconomic studies on a daily basis and want to further their understanding of the topic.
Keith Evans is a renowned Health Economist with extensive experience in pharmacoeconomics and its impact on product value. A former lecturer turned consultant, Dr Evans now works for Wolters Kluwer Health as a Business Manager, advising pharmaceutical companies on specialist health outcomes. Keith’s previous roles include Director of Health Services Research Unit at the University of Wales, Bangor, and Health Economist for the Ayrshire & Arran Health Board (UK NHS).