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HERC Cost Effectiveness Analysis Course

An Overview of Decision Analysis


by Liam Rose, PhD
Seminar date: 1/29/2020

Description: Abstract: 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. Target audience: This course is primarily designed for researchers who would like an introduction to methods of cost-effectiveness analysis and budget impact analysis as applied to health services and medicine.

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