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Economic Evaluation 101: Another piece of evidence

Presenter: Dr. Wanrudee Isaranuwatchai
Original Date: May 1, 2018

The ability to apply economic thinking when making a choice or a decision can be important partly because of limited resources which we are faced with in health care. This webinar will introduce participants to economic evaluation and its potential to help us understand the value of health intervention. Economic evaluation is a technique which enables users to compare two or more health interventions or to quantify a potential impact of a health initiative through an economic lens. Economic evaluation could provide another piece of evidence to assist various groups such as health providers, decision-makers, and policy-makers in their decision-making process.


Wanrudee IsaranuwatchaiWanrudee Isaranuwatchai's Biography:

Dr. Wanrudee Isaranuwatchai is a Research Scientist and the Director of the Centre for Excellence in Economic Analysis Research at St. Michael’s Hospital. She is also an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto, and a Health Economist at the Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control. Her research focuses on how to apply economic evaluation in the real world setting as well as how to advance methods in economic evaluation. She has experience conducting economic evaluations using person-level data and decision modeling. She has collaborated with researchers and decision-makers in various areas to help communicate the value of health initiatives using economic evidence. Dr. Isaranuwatchai is dedicated to promoting the use of evidence in healthcare decision making.

About Expert Angle

Expert Angle is designed to expand our reach and address the many varied and complex questions that come with a prostate cancer diagnosis. These webinars will address topics important to men with prostate cancer along different points of the cancer care continuum and those within their circle of care as well as the general public and representatives from the clinical community.
The meetings are hosted using interactive on-line technology and feature leading experts in prostate cancer - making them accessible to anyone, regardless of their location, within Canada. The platform allows PCC to communicate directly with individuals in a variety of settings (i.e. in their homes, support group meetings, community centres) and geographic locations (i.e. urban, rural and remote locations) as well as measure engagement.   

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