The AHHA and LEI Group have come together to offer Australia’s premium online course in Health Economics. Certified by the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA), this 13-week course provides graduates with the essential skills to analyse and evaluate typical resource allocation problems, involving health and healthcare.

This course contains four modules and covers the following key concepts:

  • Module one introduces health economics and economic evaluation.
  • Module two introduces detailed information about key aspects of health economic evaluations of health projects: costs, benefits, the synthesis of costs and benefits and uncertainty. 
  • Module three introduces health economic evaluation methods to enable you to address specific scenarios in healthcare organisations. 
  • Module four introduces modelling potential scenarios and budget impact.

What will it do for me?

  • Develops sought after skills in Health Economic Evaluation
  • Provides a toolkit to understand and communicate the value for money, affordability and uncertainty of competing options
  • Equips individuals with skills and knowledge to better confront workplace challenges
  • Increases graduates’ earning potential
  • Access to a peer network
  • Mentor support by health economist academics
  • Certified by the AHHA

What will it do for my organisation?

  • Realise your organisation’s true potential by empowering your team to make positive changes in the decision-making process
  • The training and development of an in-house resource to aid in interpreting policies and analysing trade-offs using Health Economic Evaluation techniques
  • A new approach to addressing problem-solving
  • A better understanding of the implications of key resource allocation decisions.

Who should enrol?

Healthcare professionals, practitioners and administrators who wish to learn how to understand and apply health economics to improve decision making, project evaluation, policy analysis and value communication

In particular, those working in:

  • Finance/administration/commissioning in healthcare organisations/networks
  • Healthcare policy and advocacy
  • Medical devices and pharmaceutical sectors
  • Healthcare research and evaluation

For more information or to enrol, visit the Online Health Economics website.