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Certificate in Health Economics & Outcomes Research

Learn how to apply the principles of health economics to improve decision making in a complex health care environment. Understand health care markets and systems throughout the world. Evaluate the effectiveness of medical treatments, interventions and technologies through outcomes research. Identify the value behind health care practices and policies. Gain experience with decision modeling, micro-simulation and assessment of uncertainty. Learn the principles and practices of health technology assessment.

At a Glance

Administering Department:
Health Services, Pharmacy

Who Should Apply

- Professionals working in health care settings including payer organizations, health insurance industry, government, the life sciences, pharmaceutical and biomedical industries.

- Health care providers interested in health economics and outcomes research.

- Professionals working within Health Technology Assessment or reimbursement organizations and other areas where allocation of resources and decisions for coverage and access are relevant.

More information

Program Website
206-685-8936 or 888-469-6499

Key Outcome

You will be able to use economic assessments for improving health care decisions that affect patients, providers, industry sectors and government agencies.