CADTH is pleased to host the second CADTH Lecture of the season, An Introduction to Health Economics, intended for policy-makers, patients, clinicians, and others who want to understand the basics of health economics and its relevance to health care decision-making.
During this lecture, Scott Klarenbach, MD, will present a high-level overview of health economics. Using clear examples, he will highlight why health economics is different from traditional economics, explain how health economics is used in health care decision-making, and introduce important health economic concepts such as cost-effectiveness, opportunity costs, and quality-adjusted life-years.
An Introduction to Health Economics
Scott Klarenbach, MD, Professor and Clinician Scientist in the Department of Medicine at the University of Alberta
Date: Monday, November 28, 2016, in person or via webinar
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST
Location: Dow’s Lake Court Conference Centre, 865 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario