Economic Evaluation in Healthcare - PDM1141

This two day interactive workshop has been designed specifically to provide those in leadership and senior management positions in the complex area of the healthcare industry with a more in-depth understanding of health economics within the Australian healthcare environment, utilising interactive case studies.

No assessment. The workshop will work with the student on 2 case studies that can then be utilised in their environment, whether this be hospital or industry.

Location :

Conference Rooms 1 & 2, Monash Public Health and Preventive Medicine, 553 St Kilda Road Melbourne VIC 3004

The workshops will provide participants with an understanding of:

  • Complexity of the Australian Health Care System
  • A strategic overview of health economics and its use in the Australian healthcare system Funding options
  • Principles in evaluating a hospital service and of economic evaluation
  • Economic evaluations
  • Emerging trends in evaluation
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Early bird - 4 weeks prior the course:

$550 for 1 day
$1000 for 2 days
students - 50% off
10% off for Monash/Alfred staff & Monash Alumni

Full fee:

$600 for 1 day
$1,100 for 2 days
students - 50% off
10% off for Monash/Alfred staff & Monash Alumni

After completing this course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the Australian Health Care
  • Discuss the health environment and how
    policy is formulated including applied
    thresholds across the world.
  • Identify the major policies/regulations in
    place concerning the reimbursement of
    pharmaceuticals, medical devices and
    prosthesis in Australia.
  • Recognise the principal of scarcity.
  • Understand the concepts of opportunity cost
    and marginal analysis.
  • Explain the importance and principals
    of economic evaluation.
  • Identify when to best use the various types
    of economic evaluation.
  • Assess an economic evaluation – from
    clinical trial to application of the outcomes in
    an economic evaluation.