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Economics for health policy, planning and service delivery is a five-day course, run by the UQ Centre for the Business and Economics of Health (CBEH), which introduces participants to the key economic concepts, tools and methods needed to make informed and confident decisions across a wide range of settings in the health care sector.

The course is taught in an interactive small group setting so that each individual has the opportunity to participate and workshop ideas/challenges from their own roles. This means spaces are strictly limited to 16 people and has sold out in previous years. We are offering early bird tickets of $3800 (+GST) until April 26. Find out more and enrol now.

Key program content includes:

  • Why we need economics – fundamental concepts
  • The special characteristics of health care
  • Health care markets and market failure
  • Economics of health care provision
  • Behavioural health economics: provider practice and patient adherence
  • Role and limitations of economic evaluation
  • Planning services, workforce and expenditures

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone:

  • working within health care management, planning, service provision or policy
  • looking to gain practical skills to identify and address economic challenges within the health system.

For further information, please contact CBEH directly on cbeh@uq.edu.au or +61 7 334 61975.

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