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Course module: 201700166
201700166
Health Economic Modeling
Course info
Course module201700166
Credits (ECTS)5
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Contact personprof.dr.ir. H. Koffijberg
E-mailh.koffijberg@utwente.nl
Lecturer(s)
Examiner
ir. C.M. Behr
Examiner
dr.ir. J. Brands
Examiner
dr. M.M.A. Kip
Examiner
prof.dr.ir. H. Koffijberg
Contactperson for the course
prof.dr.ir. H. Koffijberg
Academic year2022
Starting block
1A
Application procedure-
Registration using OSIRISYes
Aims
After this course the student is able to:
       Understand the concepts of a systematic review and evidence synthesis, and can apply these concepts to support health care decision making and to create a value dossier for new health technologies;
       Understand the use of, and limitations of, decision trees and Markov models for health economic evaluations, and can construct a straightforward patient-level health economic model;
Content
Students will learn the basic concepts of systematic reviews and evidence synthesis. They will learn and present about different types of health economic models, and how these can be used for decision making in healthcare. Particular attention is paid to patient-level models as means to accurately reflect real-world clinical practice.
Grading is based on a practical assignment in which student further develop and populate a patient-level simulation model, and interpret the corresponding results, and on the presentation of a value dossier, in which evidence is combined to present the potential added value of a new healthcare innovation.

Assesment
 
Name partial Type of assessment Weight Minimum grade Description
Health Economic Modeling Assignment Practical assignment 66% 5.5 Developing a patient-level simulation model in Excel based on predefined steps and answering interpretation questions.
Value Dossier Assignment Practical assignment 34% 5.5 Developing a value dossier on the added value of a healthcare innovation and presenting this dossier during a seminar.

 
Participating study
Master Health Sciences
Required materials
Articles
Articles (available on Canvas)
Recommended materials
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Instructional modes
Assignment

Lecture
Presence dutyYes

Practical
Presence dutyYes

Presentation(s)
Presence dutyYes

Self study without assistance

Tutorial
Presence dutyYes

Tests
Assignment(s) & Presentation(s

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