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HERC Cost Effectiveness Analysis Course

An Overview of Decision Analysis

by Risha Gidwani, DrPH
Seminar date: 1/17/2018

Description: This lecture provides an introduction to the field of decision analysis. Topics include: why to engage in decision analysis; the difference between cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-utility analysis, cost-benefit analysis, and budget impact analysis; and the different ways to operationalize a decision analysis (modeling versus measurement alongside a clinical trial). This lecture is aimed at providing a general, high-level overview of the field.

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