Bruneck-Brunico, Italy

New Perspectives for Health Economics & Health Technology Assessments (HTAs)

when 23 September 2024 - 27 September 2024
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 4860

High-level, full week scientific program offered by the independent Institute for Innovation & Valuation in Health Care (InnoVal-HC) under the auspices of the prestigious Heidelberg University.

The Heidelberg Health Economics Summer School 2024 is a unique opportunity to meet thought leaders in health policy and economics, and to discuss the current challenges surrounding the use of health technology assessments (HTAs) to inform patient access and reimbursement decisions – including implications for research & development (R&D).

Course leader

Scientific Chair:
Professor Michael Schlander, MD, PhD, MBA
Medical Faculty Mannheim & Alfred Weber Institute, Heidelberg University, Germany

Scientific Co-Chair:
Professor Jeffrey Richardson, PhD
Monash University, Melbourne / VIC, Australia

Target group

The Summer School has been designed to offer a high-level forum for health care decision makers, health economists, clinician scientists, and advanced PhD students (from academia, independent research institutes, and from the research-based biopharmaceutical industry), to discuss the appropriate role, current use, and limitations of
economic evaluations to inform health technology assessments (HTAs), with a view towards future improvement.
The program will be of particular interest and relevance for specialists in the fields of market access, pricing, reimbursement, clinical research and development, and early value assessment.

Course aim

To address the most important recent developments in the worlds of health technology assessment (HTA) and health economic evaluation ...

IN-DEPTH & INTENSE. Practice-orientated with strong theoretical grounding, combining international policy-relevance with a state-of-the art high-level scientific program
IMPARTIAL. The program will be strictly evidence-based and informed by the latest progress in health economics and beyond
INTERACTIVE & INTERNATIONAL. Limited number of participants will offer numerous opportunities for interaction with the faculty, as well as to work on case studies and group exercises

Credits info

Official Summer School Certificate from the University of Heidelberg

Fee info

EUR 4860: Standard rate for the private sector (i.e. commercial and industry sector);
Early Bird discount is available (until April 30, 2024)
EUR 3640: Reduced rate for the public sector (i.e. not-for-profit organizations such as universities, charities, hospitals) and (full-time) PhD students;
Early Bird discount is available (until April 30, 2024)


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