Master of Health Technology Assessment and Management

Organisation: 
Lisbon School of Health Technology
Subject: 
General HTA
Course outline: 

Health technology assessment & Management (HTAM) is a multi-disciplinary field that studies the medical, social, ethical, and economic implications of development, diffusion, and use of health technology.

Its main purpose is to inform technology-related policy-making in health care, and thus improve the uptake of cost-effective new technologies and prevent the uptake of technologies that are of doubtful value for the health system.

Objectives:

  • To manage technological change in health care through the implementation of HTA findings. This concentration combines the skill sets of health technology assessment and health management and policy development
  • This Master’s programme develops its curriculum around three relevant areas; Health Technology Assessment, Health Management and Quality in Healthcare, with reference to national and international guidelines and legal framework.

Study Plan:

  • Health Technology Assessment (5 credits)
  • Quality Systems and Patient Safety (6 credits)
  • Biostatistics and Quality in health care (6 credits)
  • Systematic review and meta analysis (6 credits)
  • Seminars I (7 credits)
  • Economic Evaluation in health care (6 credits)
  • Management in HTA (6 credits)
  • Audit and Certification (6 credits)
  • Research Methodologies (5 credits)
  • Seminars II (7 credits)
  • Project (30 credits)
Type of training: 
Master's degree
Delivery mode: 
Face to face
Language: 
English
City: 
Lisbon
Location: 
Portugal
Cost: 
Paid
Last updated: 
01/06/2017