March 1, 2010
Systematic reviews for HTA and Pharmacoeconomics: their role in reimbursement decisions. An introductory course
Location: University of York, York, UK
Dates: 1 to 3 March 2010
This training event is provided by York Health Economics Consortium Ltd. in collaboration with Kleijnen Systematic Reviews Ltd.
Decision makers require evidence on the costs and benefits of health technologies. Systematic reviews and economic evidence are core to formal decision making processes in healthcare. This three day training event provides an introduction to the methods of identifying and synthesising evidence for decision makers. It provides guidance, based on best practice, to those developing evidence submissions to reimbursement agencies or health care payers. The training event will comprise lectures, group work and practical sessions. There will also be ample opportunity for one-to-one discussion with the course leaders on specific issues.
This training event will be useful to those who:
- Prepare evidence submissions to reimbursement agencies;
- Want an introduction to health technology assessment (HTA);
- Want an introduction to the methods of producing systematic reviews.
It is an introduction to the following topics:
- The principles of producing a systematic review;
- The practicalities of managing a HTA project;
- The principles of economic evaluation and economic modelling;
- The information that reimbursement agencies tend to require;
- The standards for reporting systematic reviews and economic evaluations in academic journals.
Further details at:
Project Director - Information Services
York Health Economics Consortium Ltd
University of York
YORK YO10 5NH
Tel: 01904 434832 (Direct) 433620 (General)
Fax: 01904 433628