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Modelling Cost-Effectiveness in Healthcare


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Shrinking margins and rising costs are driving public and private health systems to improve operational efficiencies and reduce expenses. Rigorous financial management could help to improve care provision and combat unnecessary spending.

The Modelling Cost-Effectiveness in Healthcare online certificate course from LSE equips you with marketable skills in cost-effectiveness modelling. This technical course has been designed by faculty and experts from the Department of Health Policy at LSE who have a solid grounding in fundamental policy and economic skills, and the knowledge and expertise to apprehend global health challenges. Over eight weeks, you’ll explore cost-effectiveness modelling techniques and discover methods of sourcing quality data. Throughout the course, you’ll learn how to conceptualise a model, inform resource allocation decisions, and analyse a cost-effectiveness study.

Is this course for you?

This course is suited to both health and finance professionals who deal with modelling costs in the healthcare sector. Health administrators and medical workers will learn how to better budget, assign, and prioritise resources. They’ll also benefit from enhancing their decision-making and resource allocation skills. Finance and insurance professionals will learn how to get the most out of their health products or services budgets, and will benefit from gaining insight into product pricing and R&D resource allocation.

This course is certified by the United Kingdom CPD Certification Service and may be applicable to individuals who are members of, or are associated with, UK-based professional bodies. The course has an estimated 95 hours of learning.

Note: should you wish to claim CPD activity, the onus is upon you. The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and GetSmarter accept no responsibility, and cannot be held responsible, for the claiming or validation of hours or points

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