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HERC Cost Effectiveness Analysis Course

An Overview of Decision Analysis


NOTE: A newer version of this presentation is available at http://www.hsrd.research.va.gov/for_researchers/cyber_seminars/archives/video_archive.cfm?SessionID=1065.

by Risha Gidwani-Marszowski, DrPH
Seminar date: 4/9/2014

Description: This lecture kicks off the HERC Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Cybercourse by providing 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 seminar is aimed at providing a general, high-level overview of the field.

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