Today's cost-sensitive healthcare environment has created a competitive and challenging workplace for clinicians.
Having the requisite knowledge and skills of health economics, public health managers can bring about a significant change in performance of the health system. They can better advocate for allocation of resources for health.
A Health Technology Assessment (HTA) is a comprehensive document which consists of evidence to support the adoption and utilisation of medical technologies. An HTA includes clinical, economic, social and ethical information regarding technologies. These include pharmaceuticals, diagnostics and other treatment approaches.
Why HEOR & HTA program?
HEOR & HTA is used to guide decision makers in their evaluation of new technologies. Decision makers include professionals from diverse backgrounds such as healthcare payers (government agencies; medical insurance schemes) and healthcare providers (hospital management teams; healthcare professionals). As a result there is an increasing need for an introductory course which will provide new users with a sound overview of HEOR & HTA and its application.
Clinical research is a new filed with brighter future prospect in India, creating exciting opportunities for trained and skilled professionals. HEOR, HTA professionals work in a wide range of research settings, including.
Healthcare decision making
Policy maker team