With the UK government’s effort to develop national clinical guidelines to secure consistent, high quality, evidence-based medicine predicated on outcomes and cost, it is important that students understand the role of economic modelling in the decision-making process.
The aim of this module is to explore the potential impact of genomic technologies on the healthcare system. Economic models will be used to demonstrate the anticipated costs and benefits of new technological approaches.
Outline Of Syllabus
- Significance of economic models in genomic medicine
- Economic models and their effect on public health
- Economic evaluation and analysing results
- Decision making and impact of genomics on health care systems.