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2nd European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Course on Health Economics in Rheumatology

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Title: 2nd European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Course on Health Economics in Rheumatology
Specialty: Rheumatology
Dates: From Apr, 5, 2018 to Apr, 6, 2018
Location: Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 250 to 250 EUR
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Health economics covers an important and increasing part of the assessment of burden of disease. It has become an essential discipline to estimate the benefits and costs of health care interventions, as well as to explore how therapeutic innovations can be made available to physicians and patients in our quite constraint economic environment.

The EULAR Course on Health Economics in Rheumatology aims to present the key principles of health economics applied to rheumatic or musculoskeletal disorders:


Basic principles in health economics and health technology assessment,

Economic burden (Cost-of illness) assessment,

Cost-effectiveness and cost-utility analysis using model- or trial-based data for a better understanding of drug pricing.

The course will be based on interactive learning and practical training.

The participant profile for this two-day course is the following:

Young scientists working in the field of RMDs

Rheumatologists new to the field of health economics and with little experience in this area

Rheumatologists with the intention to involve in a health economics project in the near future                                                                                                                                     

Patient Research Partner representatives

Young researchers attending this course will also have an opportunity to get together for future collaboration. This course will be selective, with competitive admission (send in your CV and motivation text with your online registration). The number of attendees is limited to 30.

2nd European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Course on Health Economics in Rheumatology is organized by European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) and will be held during Apr 05 - 06, 2018 at Prague, Czech Republic. The target audience for this medical event is rheumatologists/trainees/scientists with a confirmed interest in health economics.

Conference Objective:

To achieve this goal, participants will reach the following specific objectives:

• To understand the principles of the economic analysis in health service research area, with application to musculoskeletal disorders, and to understand drug pricing.

• To describe the economic burden of a disease (cost of illness), and understand all the costs components and their determinants

• To identify the costs and resources involved in a medical intervention

• To assess the cost-effectiveness and cost-utility of a medical intervention using model- or trial-based data


Pr Annelies BOONEN, Maastricht University, Netherlands

• Maarten de WIT, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands

• Pr Bruno FAUTREL, Sorbonne Universités, France

• Pr Francis GUILLEMIN, Université de Lorraine, France

• Pr Manuela JOORE, Maastricht University, Netherlands

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