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Medical Technology and Evaluation

2021/2022
Academic Year
ENG
Instruction in English
3
ECTS credits
Course type:
Elective course
When:
2 year, 3 module

Instructors

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The course is designed to provide understanding of the analytic tools needed to evaluate medical technologies. Innovations in medical technologies are one of the leading areas of economic growth in the world. Whether new technologies take the form of pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology, information technology of some combination of these innovations, the opportunities for both private enterprise and social welfare are substantial. However, these innovations are not without cost, and require reimbursement from either a privately or publicly financed health care delivery system to enter the marketplace. MOOC: Medical Technology and Evaluation (https://www.coursera.org/learn/healthcare-medical-technology)
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The aim of this course is to introduce students to the concepts, data, and methodology required to critically evaluate new medical technologies in order to secure financial investment, reimbursement, and regulatory compliance objectives.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Identify a population to be served by medical technology.
  • Perform cost/benefit and cost/effectiveness analysis of new technology
  • Understand the reimbursement systems financing medical technology use.
  • Understand the role of government and regulatory agencies in the development and use of new medical technologies.
  • Use health care data to evaluate medical technology.
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Introduction to Medical Technology
  • Medical Technology Assessment in the Current Health Care Financing and Regulatory Environment
  • Clinical Trials and Insurance Claims Data
  • The Elements of Medical Technology Assessments
  • Methodological Approaches and Considerations
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Final Test
    Final Test - Smart LMS - 10 questions from programme.
  • non-blocking MOOC Final Grade
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2021/2022 3rd module
    0.3 * Final Test + 0.7 * MOOC Final Grade
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Abbing, H. D. C. R. (2004). International Declaration on Human Genetic Data. European Journal Of Health Law, 11(1), 93–107. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=mdc&AN=15285199

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Blissett, D., Solon, C., & Fatoo, A. (2015). An Analysis Of Drivers Of Positive And Negative Appraisals By Nice’s Medical Technology Evaluation Programme (Mtep). Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.E7F5E123
  • Self-identity and the evaluation of medical technology. (2016). Papazissi Publications. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsnar&AN=edsnar.oai.ris.utwente.nl.publications.9c94b2db.971a.4941.8de0.83d767bc7ad8
  • Use of societal criteria in evaluation of medical technology assessment research proposals in the Netherlands: Development and testing of a checklist. (1996). Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsnar&AN=edsnar.oai.tudelft.nl.uuid.a2267920.0cc3.4036.be21.616125f21a77