This course aims to introduce health care professionals and clinical researchers to key economic concepts and their relation to health care. The course is designed for students with no or rudimentary understanding of economics. In addition to providing students with a foundation in economics, the course will provide students with an understanding of the structure and performance of the US health care system, and an introduction to methods for the economic evaluation of medical technology. The course will also include lectures on the regulation of medical technology, health care innovation, and emerging health policy trends. Coursework will include a workshop in which students will gain hands-on experience manipulating economic evaluations for medical technology.
- Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences