EULAR Course on Health Economics in Rheumatology

The EULAR Course on Health Economics in Rheumatology aims to      present the key principles of health economics applied to rheumatic or  musculoskeletal disorders. This 2-day course is based on interactive learning and practical training.

Health economics covers an important and increasing part of the assessment of burden of disease. It has become an essential discipline to estimate the benefits and costs of health care interventions, as well as to explore how therapeutic innovations can be made available to physicians and patients in our quite constrained economic environment.The EULAR Course on Health Economics in Rheumatology aims to present the key principles of health economics applied to rheumatic or musculoskeletal disorders:

  • Basic principles in health economics and health technology assessment,
  • Economic burden (Cost-of illness) assessment,
  • Cost-effectiveness and cost-utility analysis using model- or trial-based data for a better understanding of drug pricing.

The course will be based on interactive learning and practical training.The participant profile for this two-day course is the following:

  • Young scientists working in the field of RMD;
  • Rheumatologists new to the field of Health Economics and little experience in this area;
  • Rheumatologists with the intention to involve in a Health Economics project in the near future;        
  • Patient Research Partner representatives

Young researchers attending this course will also have an opportunity to get together for future collaborations. This course will be selective, with competitive admission (send in your CV and motivation text with your online registration) The number of attendees is limited to 30.

NEXT COURSE
3rd EULAR Course on Health Economics in Rheumatology
To be announced.

For more information, please visit: https://www.eular.org/edu_course_health_economics_on_rheumatology.cfm

Reports from previous courses:
2nd EULAR Course on Health Economics in Rheumatology (2018)