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EPI 550, Spring 2014

Clinical Economics and Clinical Decision Making

Faculty

Henry Glick, Ph.D.

Sankey Williams, M.D.

About the Course

Course Syllabus

Course Readings

Session 1. 01/17/14. Introduction

Lecture 1. Revising the Pretest Probability of Disease

Homework 1.

Session 2. 01/22/14. Lecture 2. Topics in Dichotomous Test Evaluation (Moved to 01/24/14)

 Lecture 2. Topics in Dichotomous Test Evaluation

Session 3. 01/29/14. Lecture 3. Continuously Scaled Tests: Selection of the Optimal 2x2 Table

Lecture 3. Selection of the Optimal 2x2 Table

Homework 2

Session 4. 01/31/14. Lecture 4. Continuously Scaled Tests: Stratum-Specific Likelihood Ratios

Lecture 4. Stratum-Specific Likelihood Ratios

 

Sessions 5&6. 02/05/14 & 02/07/14. Lecture 5. Developing a Prediction Rule

Lecture 5. Developing a Prediction Rule

Homework 3

 

Session 7. 02/12/14. Lecture 6. Topics in Diagnostic Test Accuracy

Lecture 6. Topics in Diagnostic Test Accuracy

Critical Appraisal Exercise 2

Debenedet Comments

 

Session 8. 02/14/14. Lecture 7. Comparison of Stratum-Specific Likelihood Ratios and 2x2 Approaches; Lecture 8. Choice Among Continuously Scaled Tests

Lecture 7. Comparison of SSLR and 2x2 Approaches

Lecture 8. Choice Among Tests

Session 9. 02/19/14. Lecture 9. Introduction to Econmic Evaluation of Health Care

Lecture 9. Introduction to Econmic Evaluation of Health Care

Sessions 10-11. 02/21/14. Lecture 10. Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Lecture 10. Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Homework #4

Homework #5, Cost-Effectiveness Selection Algorithm

Sessions 12-13. 02/28/14. Lectures11. Practical Costing; Lecture 12. Inflation and Discounting

Lecture 11. Practical Costing

Lecture 12. Inflation and Discounting

Session 13. 03/05/14. Lecture 13. Cost Analysis

Lecture 13. Analysis of Patient-Level Cost Data

Session 14. 03/07/14. Lecture 14. Decision Tree Analysis

Lecture 14. Decision Tree Analysis + psuedohomework

Pseudohomework answer guide

Session 15. 03/19/14. Lecture 15. Using Software to Create and Analyze Decision Trees

Lecture 15. Using Software to Create and Analyze Decision Trees

Session 16. 03/21/14. Lecture 16. Decision Tree Sampling Uncertainty

Lecture 16. Decision Tree Sampling Uncertainty

HIV Decision Tree Incorporating Distributions (Treeage .trex file)

Sessions 17-18. 03/26/14. Lecture 17. Introduction to Markov Models

Lecture 17. Introduction to Markov Models

 

Session 19. 04/02/14. Lecture 18 and Homework 7. Using TreeAge software to Create and Analyze Markov Models

Lecture 18. Using TreeAge software to Create and Analyze Markov Models

Session 20. 04/04/14. Pneumococal Vaccine Critical Appraisal

Note for critical appraisal

 

Session 21. 04/09/14. Lecture 19. Measuring Utilities

Measuring Utilities

Session 23. 04/16/14. Lecture 20. Preference Assessment

Preference Assessment

Session 21. 04/18/14. Lecture 21. Using Cost-Effectiveness Analyses

Using Cost-Effectiveness Analyses

Session 22. 04/23/14. Lecture 22. Sampling Uncertainty in Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Sampling Uncertainty in Cost-Effectiveness Analysis