3-Day Certified Course 'Modeling Approaches for HTA: a Practical Hands-On Workshop'

UMIT - University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology / Institute of Public Health, Medical Decision Making and Health Technology Assessment
06.06.2013 - 08.06.2013  UMIT, Eduard-Wallnoefer-Zentrum 1, 6060 Hall in Tyrol, Austria
Course Content
Decision-analytic Modeling is an important and powerful tool in Health Technology Assessment (HTA) and Health Policy Decision Making. There are a number of other modeling courses focusing on either theory or only selected modeling approaches. In contrast, this course combines theoretical concepts with practical hands-on computer exercises comprising five different modeling techniques applied in Public Health, HTA, Benefit-Risk Analysis, and Evidence-Based Healthcare.
Learning objectives, training objectives
Modeling Taxonomy; Decision Trees, State-Transition & Markov Models; Handling Uncertainty & Variability; Microsimulation Models; Discrete Event Simulation Models; Infectious Disease Models; Dynamic Transmissions; Overview other Modeling Approaches
Target Audience
Healthcare & Health Policy Organizations, National HTA agencies, Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Industry, Academia and Research Institutions, Health Insurances/Sickness Funds, Consultancy Organizations
Basic knowledge of spreadsheet programs (e. g., MS Excel) is recommended. Experience in other software tools used in the workshop (e. g., TreeAge, Arena, Berkeley Madonna) is not required. Course language is English.
Certificates of Completion will be provided to all participants after the course.
Local Organizer
UMIT – University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tyrol in Cooperation with ONCOTYROL – Center for Personalized Cancer Medicine, Innsbruck, Austria and PATH Research Institute, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
Detailed registration fees:
Course fee (academic/public): Euro 1950,- (early booking until 11/05/13: Euro 1550,-)
Course fee (commercial): Euro: 3850,- (early booking until 11/05/13: Euro 2950,-)

Enquiries and Registration:

Univ. Prof. Dr. Uwe Siebert
Clinical Research, Economics, Financing and Controlling, Evidence-Based Health Care, Evidence-Based Medicine, Program Evaluation, Public Health
Type of degree
Certificate of attendance, Certificate of completion
3 Days
Credit Points
3 ECTS - Points
EUR 1.550,00
Organizer contact info
Eduard-Wallnoefer-Center 1
6060 Hall in Tirol
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