Early Economic Modelling to Inform Clinical Trial Design and Other Decisions Training Day, University of York

Economic evaluations are increasingly used as tools to inform decision-makers about the cost-effectiveness of health technologies. Such evaluations are often undertaken during the late stages of the technology development (i.e. around the time of product launch or, in some cases, post-launch). However, there is an increasing need for the manufacturers of the technology to appraise the likely cost-effectiveness of the intervention before making decisions on price and indication, as well as to inform the development of clinical trials. The purposes of early economic modelling is to allow the user to determine the relative importance of different parameter inputs, in order to inform decisions on pricing, target populations and prioritisation of further research.

This one-day training session will cover the fundamental aspects of early economic modelling as well as exploring more advanced methods such as value of information analysis.

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Course Details

Date: 02 July 2019.
Courses also run on-demand for large groups

Early bird price: £200+(£40 VAT).
There is a 10% discount applied when booking the Health Utilities course together with this course.

Registration fee includes tea and coffee, lunch and course documentation.

The training day will be led by Dr Matthew Taylor (Director), Michelle Jenks (Project Director) and Julie Glanville (Associate Director), YHEC.
This course will be held at the University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD or Heslington East Campus, YO19 5LA.

To book a place on this course, please use the course booking form. To book the Early Economic course and the Health Utilities course, please use this course booking form.
For more details on this course please email yhec@york.ac.uk or telephone +44 (0)1904 323204.

Please see the frequently asked questions page for more general course information.

Early economic modelling topics discussed:

      • Building an Early Model to Make Decisions;
      • Using Early Models to Inform Trial Design;
      • The Life Cycle of a Health Technology;
      • Searching For Information for an Economic Model;
      • Using Software to Simulate Early Stage Clinical Trials;
      • Working with an Early Model;
      • Using an Early Model to Make Decisions.


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YHEC Training Expertise

YHEC offers a range of training courses in health economics topics including economic modelling, evidence retrieval and information skills www.yhec.co.uk/training.

Our regular training programme offers courses in York in well-equipped rooms and computer classrooms.  All of our courses have limited delegate places available to ensure that sessions permit discussion and interaction within the group. We can also offer these courses and bespoke courses at your own site.

Other Health Economics Training at York

YHEC courses are generally introductory. Five-day expert workshops, distance learning and MSc courses in health economics are offered by health economists at the Centre for Health Economics and the Department of Economics and Related Studies at the University of York.

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