Apr 19, 2024  
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BUSINESS C711 / Health Economics and Evaluation for Managers

3 unit(s)

Prerequisite(s): BUSINESS C721  and registration in the Global Health Program, or eHealth Program, or permission of the instructor OR enrollment in the Blended Learning Part-time MBA Program.

Antirequisite(s): BUSINESS C710  

This course will examine the application of economic principles to policy-relevant questions in the area of health and healthcare services. Topics will include applied health economics, economic correlates to health, demand and supply of healthcare and insurance, alternative payment schemes, economic regulation of the pharmaceutical industry, cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analyses, QALY’s, and means by which to improve value-for-money in the health sector. Analytic techniques and illustrative examples will focus on meeting the needs of managers within the Canadian healthcare system.

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