HERC: Courses and Seminars
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Courses and Seminars

HERC offers several opportunities to learn about cost data and economic research. Both the Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Course and Econometrics Course describe methods of economic evaluation of health care with special reference to VA datasets. Topics include cost measurement (direct measurement, fee schedules, cost regressions), VA and non-VA cost and utilization data sources (OPC/PTF, MCA, CDR, pharmacy data, and more), methods of economic evaluation (managerial studies and the standard CEA reference case), modeling and measurement of health care outcomes, and patient utilities. The Health Economics Cyber Seminars feature presentations on a variety of health economics, health services, and implementation topics. HERC also offers economics cyber seminars in the QUERI program.

You are invited to attend any or all of the free sessions. The Courses and Cyber Seminars take place through conference calls with interactive, web-based slide presentations.

Click on the above links for information on how to register, and to view archives of past Courses and Cyber Seminars.