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CADTH Lecture - An Introduction to Health Economics

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

There is no fee to participate, but you must register by Friday, November 25, 2016.

Register Now - https://www.cadth.ca/events/cadth-lecture-introduction-health-economics 

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Julia M. Esparza, MLS, AHIP
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