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Measurement, Design, and Analysis Methods for Health Outcomes Research 2020

Sep 21 - 23, 2020   |   Boston, Massachusetts  United States Of America
Organized by : Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Executive and Continuing Professional Education (ECPE)
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Measurement, Design, and Analysis Methods for Health Outcomes Research is organized by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Executive and Continuing Professional Education (ECPE) and will be held from Sep 21 - 23, 2020 at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.

Who Should Participate:
This program will be useful to anyone involved in improving health care cost, quality, or outcomes from across the health care industry. Ideal participants include:

• Clinicians, including physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals involved in utilizing outcomes data or assessing, measuring, and evaluating outcomes
• Health care executives and administrators who review and utilize outcomes data for clinical decision-making and improving quality of care
• Insurance, managed care, and other payer executives and researchers seeking to understand the relative value of procedures and interventions
• Pharmaceutical and biotechnology executives and researchers who need to measure patient-reported outcomes to support the benefit of their products
• Other health sector researchers who are new to outcomes research and need an overview of the latest information in the field

Program Overview:
Health care systems around the world are facing growing pressures to provide more effective care at lower costs. Health outcomes research assesses the end results of health care services, providing evidence for the value of specific medical treatments or interventions that can be used to make better decisions and improve health care.

Measurement, Design, and Analysis Methods for Health Outcomes Research provides you with the language and concepts you need to synthesize outcomes studies into useful knowledge for effective clinical and business decision-making. You will learn to design, implement, critically review, and analyze health outcomes studies and gain an understanding of the statistical methods required for outcomes research. This program explores many aspects of health outcomes research, including:

• Designing health outcomes research studies
• Data collection considerations
• Measurement and evaluation of outcomes data
• Analysis and applications of studies

Program Objectives
As a participant, you will learn to:

• Evaluate the usefulness of outcomes measures and the application of new technologies in organizations
• Conceptually define the meaning and purpose of outcomes research
• Understand the role of epidemiology, health economics, psychometrics and biostatistics in conducting outcomes research
• Recognize the different types of measures used in outcomes research, including clinical, health status, quality of life, work/role performance, health care utilization, and patient satisfaction
• Adopt new methods for modeling patient responses
• Interpret statistical measurement concepts such as reliability, validity, responsiveness, sensitivity, and power
• Understand statistical analysis appropriate for outcomes research, including analysis of longitudinal and categorical data
• Synthesize findings from a variety of health outcomes research studies
• Compare the effectiveness of different treatments for the same illness

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Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
FXB Building, 651 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts, United States Of America

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