Health Economics Information Resources: A Self-Study Course

TitleHealth Economics Information Resources: A Self-Study Course
Publication TypeWeb Article
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsNapper M, Newland J
Access Year2012
Access Date2012-03-03
Last Update Date2012-04-17
PublisherU.S. National Library of Medicine
KeywordsEconomics, Medical, Handbooks [Publication Type]; Programmed Instruction [Publication Type]
AbstractThis online course: * Describes the scope of health economics and its key information resources * Highlights the sources and characteristics of health care financing information in the U.S. * Outlines issues relating to the quality of health economic evaluation studies * Guides users in the identification, retrieval, and assessment of high quality health economic evaluation studies and related publications The purpose of this course is to provide an overview and discussion of important sources of health economics information so that course participants can: * Develop more systematic and effective approaches to its identification and retrieval * Gain greater understanding about its quality and role in health policy formulation and decision-making