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EPI 550, Spring 2016

Clinical Economics and Clinical Decision Making

Faculty

Henry Glick, Ph.D.

Sankey Williams, M.D.

About the Course

Course Syllabus

Course Readings

Class Sessioons

Session 1. 01/15/16. Introduction PLUS Diagnostic tests with Dichotomous Results

Orientation

Lecture 1. Introduction to diagnostic tests

Epi550.Homework 1

Session 2. 01/20/16. Lecture 2. Diagnostic Tests with Dichotomous Results, Continued

Lecture 2. EPI550.2x2topics.sp16

Session 3. 01/22/16. Lecture 3. Diagnostic Tests with Continuously Scaled Results: Selection of the Optimal 2x2 Table

Lecture 3. EPI550.roclecture.sp16

Homework2.AB1to42forAD

Session 4. 01/27/16. Lecture 4. Diagnostic Tests with Continuously Scaled Results: Stratum-Specific Likelihood Ratios

Sessions 5&6. 01/29/16 & 02/03/16. Lecture 5. Prediction Rules

Session 7. 02/05/16. Critical Appraisal and Lecture 6. Verification Bias

Session 8. 02/10/16. Lecture 7. Comparison of Stratum-Specific Likelihood Ratios and 2x2 Approaches

Session 9. 02/12/16. Lecture 8. Graphing Results of Optimal Test Selection

Session 10. 02/17/16. Lecture 8. Choice Among Continuously Scaled Tests and Stability of Results

Session 11. 02/19/16. Quiz followed by Lecture 9. Introduction to Econmic Evaluation of Health Care

Sessions 12 & 13. 02/24 and 02/26/16. Finish Lecture 9 Followed by Lecture 10. Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Session 14. 03/02/16. Lecture 11. Practical Costing Followed by; Lecture 12. Inflation and Discounting

Session 15. 03/04/16. Finish Lecutre 12 Followed by Lecture 13. Cost Analysis

Spring Break. 3/5-3/13/16

Session 16. 03/16/16. Lecture 14. Decision Tree Analysis

Session 17. 03/18/15. Lecture 15. Using Software to Create and Analyze Decision Trees

Session 18. 03/23/16. Lecture 16. Decision Tree Sampling Uncertainty

Session 19. 03/25/16. Critical Appraisal followed by Lecture 17. Introduction to Markov Models

Session 20. 03/30/15. Continuation of Lecture 17. Introduction to Markov Models

Session 21. 04/01/16. Lecture 18 and Homework 7. Using Treeage Software to Create and Analyze Markov Models

Session 22. 04/06/16. In-Class, Hands-On Treeage Session Building Markov Model

Session 23. 04/08/16. Lecture 19. Preference Assessment

Session 24. 04/13/16. Quiz

Session 25. 04/15/16. Lecture 20. Preference Assessment (II)

Sessions 26 and 27. 04/20 and 4/22/16. Lecture 21. Sampling Uncertainty and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Parts 1 and 2

Session 28. 04/27/16. Lecture 22. Cost-Effectiveness Analysis and Public Policy and Wrap-Up/Review