An introduction to the principles of assessing health technologies’ and services’ economic value—an important element of the justification of funding decisions throughout the health care system.
Health economic evaluation provides a critical basis for assessing the value of health technologies and services. It is increasingly used to inform funding decisions for not only new health technologies but broader services across the entire health care system.
It is also an expected component of most health-related research grant applications, making greater knowledge and experience of health economic evaluation vitally important for researchers.
Dates: March-June 2018 (midyear break)
A three-day intensive computer based course in methods for health economic evaluation. The course covers study design principles, techniques for analysing costs and outcomes and an introduction to decision models. Each module is re-enforced by exercises in Excel, TreeAge Pro and STATA. Participants should be familiar with basic statistics and Microsoft Excel. It is designed for those engaged in undertaking cost-effectiveness analysis and resource allocation decision-making. More information http://go.unimelb.edu.au/be3aFind out more »
The aim of this short course is to introduce participants to the theories, concepts and practice of qualitative research. Participants will gain practical skills in employing qualitative research designs, data collection and analysis. In particular, participants will learn how to meaningfully incorporate qualitative research with other research methods and study designs.Find out more »
How might we think and act differently in the interests of safer, more reliable and sustainable health care?Find out more »
Venue: Graduate House Light lunch to follow Enquiries: Ximena Camacho email@example.com Register via eCart at http://ecommerce.mdhs.unimelb.edu.au/product.asp?pID=410&cID=68 Agenda: 8:30am Arrival and registration 9:00am Opening address 9:10am Demonstration and discussion: Child Health 10:00am Demonstration and discussion: Disadvantaged Populations 10:50am Morning tea 11:20am Demonstration and discussion: Health System Performance 12:10pm Next steps andFind out more »
Led by Australia’s medical colleges and professional societies and facilitated by NPS MedicineWise, Choosing Wisely Australia is challenging the way we think about health care.
The 2018 Choosing Wisely Australia National Meeting will bring together members, key stakeholders and influencers of the Choosing Wisely initiative, now in its third year. It is an opportunity for health professionals, consumers, researchers, funders and policy makers to come together to discuss, engage and network on topics related to reducing unnecessary care.Find out more »
The Meeting will be held at the Hotel Grand Chancellor overlooking the beautiful Hobart harbour, with the pre-Conference Workshops at the at the spectacular UTAS Meduical Science Precinct. The Conference’s mixture of invited speakers, in-depth educational offerings, and important delegate opportunities for contribution and discussion, make it a “must attend” event for all in the health professional educators' community. Mark ANZAHPE 2018 in your diary and plan to take the Tasmanian holiday you promised yourself - fresh local produce, smart restaurants, MONA art gallery and some of Australia’s oldest historic precincts all within easy reach.Find out more »
6th MABEL Research and Policy Forum / MABEL Data Users Workshop Medicine in Australia: Balancing Employment and Life (MABEL) is pleased to announce that the 6th MABEL Research and Policy Forum will be held at the University of Melbourne on Thursday 7th June 2018. This year’s forum will focus on finding evidence-based solutions to some of the most challenging issues in medical workforce policy that affect the clinical care provided and access to care by the population. The forum will combineFind out more »
Theme: The economics of dementia - Using the economics perspective to reflect on current and future issues in dementia As part of the UQ - Exeter collaboration we would like to invite you to a half day seminar on the economics of dementia featuring the listed presentations and followed by a panel discussion. Why should we plan for future prevalence of dementia? The burden of disease and cost of illness Model-based evaluation of interventions for people with dementia and carers:Find out more »
The Jeffrey Modell Foundation Centre for Primary Immunodeficiencies Melbourne will have an opening symposium on Thursday 14 June 2018 involving scientific, clinical and public engagement sessions. Monash University scientist A/Prof Menno van Zelm from the Department of Immunology will lead the multi-institute centre. It will combine the expertise of immunologists, researchers and clinicians (see flyer for more details) to achieve patient oriented aims, including newborn screening, improved diagnostic tools and research into the disorders.Find out more »