Introduction to Economic Evaluation
October 31, 2018 – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm UTC+0
Do you need to demonstrate the economic impact of projects in your organisations?
Do you want to assess the outcomes and sustainability of a new service?
Are you tasked with carrying out an economic evaluation, but don’t know where to start?This one day, hands-on workshop aims to provide an introduction to addressing these challenges. It is run buy the NIHR CLAHRC North Thames Academy. The course is aimed at staff in frontline services in the NHS and local governement, who have limited experience of conducting economic evaluations and decision making analysis. After attending this course, you will have the skills and knowledge to undertake your own simple economic evaluation of a local intervention or service, and be able to appraise other evaluations. The course covers:
introduce the basic principles of economic evaluation methods
explain how to assess the costs of an intervention/service
explain how to measure and value outcomes of an intervention/service
give practical examples of economic evaluation analysis
help to understand how to use economic evaluation in decision making
offer the opportunity to discuss in small groups the economic evaluation you are doing or thinking of doing. A facilitator will help scope your economic evaluation, draft its core elements, identify the data you will need to use, think how you could overcome information or data gaps