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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   (Due 01/20/16)

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 (Due 01/27/16)

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

Finish Lecture 3

Lecture 4. EPI550.sslrlec.sp16

Homework3.AB1to42forAD  (Due 02/03/16)

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

Critical Analysis 1, Diagnostic Tests

Lecture 5. EPI550.predictionrules.sp16.pdf

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

Critical Appraisal and Lecture 6

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

Lecture 7. .EPI550.2x2vssslr.s16

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

Lecture 8. EPI550.graphingresults.sp16

Session 10. 02/17/16. Lecture 9. Choice Among Continuously Scaled Tests and Stability of Results

Lecture 9. EPI550.testchoice.sp15

Session 11. 02/19/16. Quiz followed by Lecture 10. Introduction to Econmic Evaluation of Health Care

Lecture 10. EPI550.introecon.sp16

Sessions 12 & 13. 02/24 and 02/26/16. Finish Lecture 10 followed by Lecture 11. Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Finisht Lecture 10

EPI550.ceatopics.sp16

Homework #4. epi550.homework4.sp16 (Due Wednesday March 2, 2016)

Session 14. 03/02/16. Lecture 12. Practical Costing Followed by; Lecture 13. Inflation and Discounting

EPI550.practicalcosting.sp16

EPI550.differentialtiming.sp16

Session 15. 03/04/16. Finish Lecutre 12 Followed by Lecture 14. Analysis of Patient Level Cost Data

EPI550.costanalysis.sp16

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

Session 16. 03/16/16. Lecture 15. Decision Tree Analysis

Introduction to decision tree analysis

Practice exercise for creating and analyzing decision trees

Session 17. 03/18/15. Lecture 16. Using Software to Create and Analyze Decision Trees

Lecture notes for March 18 and Homework 5

Session 18. 03/23/16. Lecture 17. Decision Tree Sampling Uncertainty

EPI550.decisiontreeuncertainty.s16

Session 19. 03/25/16. Critical Appraisal followed by Lecture 18. Introduction to Markov Models

SlidesForCriticalAnalysisMarch252016

EPI550.markovmodels.sp16

Session 20. 03/30/15. Continuation of Lecture 18. Introduction to Markov Models

Session 21. 04/01/16. Lecture 19 and Homework 7. Using Treeage Software to Create and Analyze Markov Models

Demonstration of software for Markov models and Homework 7-1

Lupus Markov model for deterministic sensitivity analyses

Lupus Markov model for probabilistic sensitivity analyses

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

Complete demonstration of Treeage Software

Complete Markov lecture notes

her2markov.inclassproblem

Answer guide: bcanumbers.part1

Session 23. 04/08/16. Lecture 20. Preference Assessment

Utility Assessment lecture

Session 24. 04/13/16. Quiz

Session 25. 04/15/16. Lecture 21. Preference Assessment (II)

epi550.patientpreferences.sp16

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

samplinguncertainty.sp16.part1

samplinguncertainty.sp16.part2

Session 28. 04/27/16. Lecture 23. Cost-Effectiveness Analysis and Public Policy and Wrap-Up/Review

Using CE analyses