HEALTH ECONOMICS AND FINANCE

PHE5HEF

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will be given the opportunity to gain a fundamental understanding of economic principles and their application in health and health care. Basic concepts in economic analysis and the allocation of resources in health care are introduced. The application of economic analysis to health policy issues are explored. This subject should enable students to: provide an economic perspective to key issues in health and health care; and critically appraise health economic evaluation studies.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHassan Vally

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects Students who enrol in PHE5IHE are excluded from enrolling in PHE5HEF.

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Offered subject to sufficient to enrolment numbers.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsPrinciples in health economics and policyPreliminaryOlsen, J.OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2009

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Understand core concepts from (health) economics.

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02. Discuss the broad dimensions of health expenditure in Australia.

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03. Analyse how society should intervene in the derminants that affect health.

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04. Analyse how health care should be financed.

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05. Analyse how health care providers should be paid.

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06. Analyse how alternative health care programs should be evaluated to set priorities.

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