Advanced Health Economics

ΟΙ ΕΓΓΡΑΦΕΣ ΕΧΟΥΝ ΚΛΕΙΣΕΙ.

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COORDINATOR

Tryfon Beazoglou: Professor Emeritus, Department of Craniofacial Sciences, School of Dental Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center

AIM

Selected topics in health economics

CONTENT OF THE TRAINING (THEMES)/STRUCTURE

  • Introduction to health economics, axioms, choices, and tools Tryfon Beazoglou
  • Risk and insurance: the decision to insure or not and determinants of the demand for insurance Tryfon Beazoglou
  • Effects of insurance on the demand for health care; conventional insurance versus incentive plans Dennis Heffley
  • Cost-benefit analysis and the valuation of life (lost-earnings approach versus the willingness-to-pay approach) Dennis Heffley
  • Pharmaceuticals: Drug R&D and the role of patents, direct-to-consumer advertising and the demand for prescription drugs Dennis Heffley
  • The impact of cost-sharing on utilization, expenditures and health Howard Bailit
  • Health care in Greece, issues and reforms Tryfon Beazoglou

12.00 – 12.30 Coffee break
14.00 – 14.30 Lunch break
16.00 – 16.30 Coffee break

TARGET GROUP

Health care professionals and graduate students

MATERIAL

PowerPoint slides will be available to participants

LECTURERS

HOWARD BAILIT

Professor Emeritus, Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center

TRYFON BEAZOGLOU

Professor Emeritus, Department of Craniofacial Sciences, School of Dental Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center

DENNIS HEFFLEY

Professor, Department of Economics, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Connecticut