Topic Description :
- Why health economics?
- What is value in health?
- Theory and practice (Cost-effectiveness; Cost-utility; Cost-benefit)
- Measures & valuation of health status
- Measuring and costing health resource utilization
- Elements essential to a published pharmacoeconomics paper
Björn Vandewalle has a PhD Mathematics from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. He has experience in leading teams of health economic modellers and statisticians in a variety of projects, both national and international, using techniques going from simple Markov modelling, over discrete event, agent-based and system dynamics modelling, survival analysis, extreme value statistics, data envelopment analysis, indirect treatment comparisons and network meta-analysis. He is currently vice-director at Exigo responsible for science and innovation.