MASTER’S IN HEALTH ASSESSMENT

Length: 1 year (60 ECTS)
Approach: Professional
Attendance: On Campus – English Language
Cost: 8000€ (Grant)
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The Master’s in Health Assessment responds to the growing demand for experts in the evaluation of health technologies and health outcomes investigation, as well as the need to rationalize the use of these technologies with clinical, epidemiological and economic criteria.

The students graduating from this Master's program acquire multidisciplinary knowledge to analyze clinical research processes and evaluate the economic viability for the strategic decision making of technology development and health research. You can learn more about our activity through the master's blog. http://farmaco-economia.blogspot.com.es/2016/06/gecofarma-una-plataforma-con-la-que.html

 

Graduates in biology, biology and biochemistry, biotechnology, nursing, pharmacy, pharmacy and biochemistry, medicine, professionals in the pharmaceutical sector with training in economics and / or business.
Multidisciplinary professors in the area of ​​economics and professionals of the health industry. Currently applications double available places. A total of 25% of our students come from other countries.
You will learn about methodology in clinical research, legislation in Spain and the EU, as well as critical analysis of medical and pharmacological research studies. You will learn to carry out economic evaluation as well as health outcomes studies of quality. Students also learn to elaborate economic plans and the process of accessing the pharmaceutical market.
Students with acquired knowledge are in great demand, by the agents involved in health care - insurance companies and public services at the central, regional and local level - as well as by providers of health services, medicine and health products. But where the need for this knowledge and skills is at its maximus is in the pharmaceutical and healthcare products industry. Many of these companies already have departments dedicated to economic evaluation and research on health outcomes.

Program

Courses ECTS Type Language
I. CLINIC RESEARCH INTRODUCTION
  • Research and Clinic Test.
  • Research of published Information.
9 C Spanish
II.INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMIC EVALUATION
  • Introduction to the Economics of Health and economic evaluation.
  • Analysis of costs and results in terms of health. Types of studies.
  • Interpretation, analysis, adaptation, aggregation and review of economic evaluations.
  • Statistical methods applied to clinical research.
  • Economic models of decision and simulation.
24 C Spanish
III. RESEARCH AREA OF HEALTH RESULTS
  • Results perceived and communicated by patients. Preferences.
  • Real-world data, systematic reviews, meta-analysis and indirect comparisons.
9 C Spanish
C - Compulsory
E - Elective
Courses ECTS Type Language
IV. AREA OF ACCESS TO THE MARKET OF MEDICINES AND HEALTH PRODUCTS
  • Evaluation, authorization and registration of new medicines. The EMA and the AEMPS.
  • The SNS and the pharmaceutical sector. Prices, financing and evaluation in Spain and Europe.
  • The organization of the evaluation and access to the market by companies.
  • Access to the market of the most innovative technologies and therapies. The evaluation of medical devices.
  • Payment for results and shared risk. Programs to promote patient access.
  • Multi-criteria decision analysis.
9 C Spanish
V. TRABAJO FIN DE MÁSTER 10 E Spanish
Graduate School of Economics and Political Science

Faculty


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