Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Training Course

Novotel, Heathrow Airport, UK

Presented by
Mark Sculpher, Neil Hawkins 
and members of the HTA SIG

This 2-day course will provide an introduction to the methods of health technology assessment.  There will be a focus on how to estimate the costs and benefits of new interventions and analysis undertaken to support decisions about whether new interventions should be funded by health systems.  The first day will include sessions on policy context and basic economic evaluation methods, as well as lectures on health measurement and valuation for HTA, evidence synthesis and decision analysis.  There will also be exercises to confirm participants’ understanding of key concepts. The second day will focus on sharing case studies and discussing key statistical challenges in HTA.  Attendees will be encouraged to share their own HTA experiences.  

The following topics will be covered:
• HTA Policy
• Methods of economic evaluation
• Critical review of HTA publications
• Evidence synthesis
• Measuring and valuing health
• HTA decision models
• Industry HTA case studies
• Key statistical challenges in HTA

Course runs from: 10:00 – 18:00 (registration from 9:30) on Day 1 
    09:00 – 15:30 on Day 2.
Before 23rd December 2016
 PSI Members  £495 + VAT
 Non- Members  £570 + VAT (includes PSI membership for 1 year)

After 23rd December 2016
 PSI Members £595 +VAT 
 Non - Members £670 + VAT (includes PSI membership for 1 year) 
Registration costs (includes lunch and refreshments)

PSI are holding a limited number of hotel rooms at an extra cost until the 23rd December 2016 which will be allocated on a first come first served basis.  Please contact the PSI Secretariat for more information.

Registration is now closed.  Please contact the PSI Secretariat for late registrations.

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