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Fall 2 2009

Department of Health Policy and Management and the Department of Biostatistics
Dr. S. Goldie
2.5 credits
Lectures. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the methods and growing range of applications of decision analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis in health care technology assessment, medical decision making, and health resource allocation. The objectives of the course are: (1) to provide a technical understanding of the methods used, (2) to give the student an appreciation of the practical problems in applying these methods to the evaluation of clinical interventions and public health policies, and (3) to give the student an appreciation of the uses and limitations of these methods in decision making at the individual, organizational, and policy level both in developed and developing countries.
Course Note: Introductory course in probability and statistics required; BIO200, BIO201, or BIO203 may be taken concurrently; introductory economics is recommended but not required.

Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

Fall 2 2008

Department of Health Policy and Management and the Department of Biostatistics
Dr. S. Goldie
2.5 credits
Lectures. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the methods and growing range of applications of decision analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis in health care technology assessment, medical decision making, and health resource allocation. The objectives of the course are: (1) to provide a technical understanding of the methods used, (2) to give the student an appreciation of the practical problems in applying these methods to the evaluation of clinical interventions and public health policies, and (3) to give the student an appreciation of the uses and limitations of these methods in decision making at the individual, organizational, and policy level both in developed and developing countries.
Course Note: Introductory course in probability and statistics required; BIO200, BIO201, or BIO203 may be taken concurrently; introductory economics is recommended but not required.

Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

Fall 2 2007

Department of Health Policy and Management and the Department of Biostatistics
Dr. S. Goldie
2.5 credits
Lectures. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the methods and growing range of applications of decision analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis in health care technology assessment, medical decision making, and health resource allocation. The objectives of the course are: (1) to provide a technical understanding of the methods used, (2) to give the student an appreciation of the practical problems in applying these methods to the evaluation of clinical interventions and public health policies, and (3) to give the student an appreciation of the uses and limitations of these methods in decision making at the individual, organizational, and policy level both in developed and developing countries.
Course Note: Introductory course in probability and statistics required; BIO200, BIO201, or BIO203 may be taken concurrently; introductory economics is recommended but not required.

Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

Fall 2006

Department of Health Policy and Management and the Department of Biostatistics
Dr. S. Goldie
2.5 credits
Lectures. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the methods and growing range of applications of decision analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis in health care technology assessment, medical decision making, and health resource allocation. The objectives of the course are: (1) to provide a technical understanding of the methods used, (2) to give the student an appreciation of the practical problems in applying these methods to the evaluation of clinical interventions and public health policies, and (3) to give the student an appreciation of the uses and limitations of these methods in decision making at the individual, organizational, and policy level both in developed and developing countries.
Course Note: Introductory course in probability and statistics required; BIO200, BIO201, or BIO203 may be taken concurrently; introductory economics is recommended but not required.

Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

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