DIPLOMA HEALTH OUTCOME RESEARCH

In cooperation with the Sigmund Freud University Vienna   

This program consists of three courses (Base course, Advanced course I and II) each focusing on the knowledge and skills required for health outcomes research and health policy making. Each course can be booked individually. The interactive atmosphere during the course ensures effective communication with the faculty and fosters professional exchange and networking between the participants.

Currently the courses will be entirely rolled out virtually (online)

These courses are now awarded with a university certificate for any single course and with an academic diploma (HEALTH OUTCOME RESEARCH DIPOLMA) in case of successful performance of three courses.

BASE MODULE_30-31 August_2021

THE PROGRAM IS CREATED FOR MEMBERS OF

  • Pharmaceutical/Biotech/Medical Device/Industry (medical, marketing, regulatory, market access, general management, etc.)
  • Health Insurers
  • Health Care Providers / Commissioners
  • HTA & Consultancy Agencies
  • Educational & Research Institutions
  • Health Policy Organizations

COURSE LANGUAGE: English

COURSE FACULTY: Experienced and reputated lecturers from academia, industry and governmental institutions.

BASE COURSE

Base course will take place from 30-31 August 2021

EVIDENCE BASED DECISION MAKING FOR PRICING AND REIMBURSEMENT: FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE

Base course is designed for professionals working in the industry or in the public health sector and involved in negotiations and decision making for pricing and reimbursement. Those who have a need to understand how Evidence Based decision making is being used to direct reimbursement and market access decisions will also benefit from this course.

BASE MODULE_30-31 August_2021

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Review the specific aims of the different actors involved in reimbursement
  • Understand the trends in health care, cost and budget pressures in Western European and CEE countries and the consequent effects on the payer (parties involved)
  • Understand how the Health Technology Assessment (HTA) is used by reimbursement decision makers and how it is applied in different countries
  • Understand how payers use Health Technology
  • Assessment (HTA), including evidence - based medicine, systematic reviews of data and pharmacoeconomic analysis, deliver more rational and transparent decisions
  • Learn how reimbursement and market access for new drugs are managed in some key European markets
  • Learn how pharma manufacturers are responding to the changing information requirements for reimbursement to support case studies
  • Learn how new approaches are applied to negotiation on reimbursement

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ADVANCED COURSE I

Advanced Course I will take place from 6-7 September 2021

FROM CLINICAL EVIDENCE TO HTA – AN INTRODUCTION INTO THE BASICS OF HTA ASSESSMENTS

Deepening the knowledge & business case exercises

Advanced course I is a course for participants with some pre-knowledge of Health Outcome Research -ideally for those who have attended the VSCR base course. However, attendance to the base course is not a prerequisite. It also can be booked as a stand – alone educational/training unit for participants who already who already have been working in respective institutions.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After attending this advanced course II the participant will

  • Understand EBM principles and the possibilities and limitations of controlled trials
  • Understand key health outcome measures: QALYs and ICERs and their importance for reimbursement argumentation
  • Interpretation and understand health outcomes studies
  • Analyze key publications and understand the various modelling techniques (Decision tree, Markov)
  • Appreciate the need for epidemiological data from regional/ national health statistics
  • Comprehend the importance to “localize” and adapt your health economic data to the needs of relevant stakeholders
  • The 10 do’s & don’ts in HTA dossier preparation

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ADVANCED COURSE II

Dates for 2021 will be announced shortly

FROM OUTCOME DATA TO VALUE DOSSIERS - AN INTRODUCTION INTO THE BASICS OF SUCCESSFUL HTA DISCUSSIONS

Mapping stakeholder and arguments for reimbursement

Advanced course II for participants with some pre-knowledge of Health Outcome Research -ideally for those who have attended the VSCR base course. However, attendance to the base course is not a prerequisite. It also can be booked as a stand – alone educational/training unit for participants who already who already have been working in respective institutions.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

After attending this advanced course II the participant will

  • Understand health economic evaluation and reimbursement processes in key markets
  • Be familiar with Mapping of the stakeholder landscape and their data needs
  • Will be capable to adapt the relevance of the HE narrative to the HTA assessment body and reimbursement decision makers
  • Will be able to develop the value argument for successful pricing discussions with different stakeholders
  • Understand how to build alliances for success: successful strategies to network with stakeholders
  • Comprehend The 10 do’s and don’ts in reimbursement discussions

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