VLEP041 The Economics of Health Care

Faculty of Medicine
Spring 2015
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Pavlína Kaňová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Pavlína Kaňová, Ph.D.
Department of Public Health - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: Mgr. Pavlína Kaňová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Public Health - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Prerequisites (in Czech)
VSSL051c Social Medicine - practice
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Course objectives
The course in Economics of health care covers basic principles of health economics and methods for the economic evaluation of health care programmes.
Syllabus
  • 1. Introduction to economy 2. Collection and analysis of data 3. Basic types of economic evaluation 4. Critical assessment of economic evaluation 5. Cost analysis 6. Cost-effectiveness analysis 7. Cost-utility analysis 8. Cost-benefit analysis 9. Presentation and use of economic evaluation results
Literature
  • ŽÁČEK, A. and J. HOLČÍK. Sociální lékařství II, Úvod do veřejného zdravotnictví. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1992. 130 pp. ISBN 80-210-0375-8. info
Teaching methods
seminar
Assessment methods
credit
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014.
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