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From 20 to 24 August Rīga Stradiņš University Institute of Public Health is organising the International Summer School 2018 Riga (ISSR 2018) "Economic Modelling in Health Care"

ISSR 2018 will be an intense week of lectures and interactive workshops aimed at searching for answers to the question: “How to solve challenges in health care systems by applying economic modelling?”

  • Modelling as an Economic tool in Health Care, Prof. Martin Pitt, University of Exeter, United Kingdom
  • Patient Pathway Modelling, Dr Sean Manzi, University of Exeter, United Kingdom
  • Geographic modelling, Dr Sean Manzi, University of Exeter, United Kingdom
  • Modelling Processes and Costs in Hospitals, Dr Olav Goetz, Health Care Simulation & Consulting, Germany
  • Simulation in Hospitals, Dr Olav Goetz, Health Care Simulation & Consulting, Germany
  • Prescriptive Analytics in Health Care, Jun. Prof. Sebastian Rachuba, University of Wuppertal, Germany
  • Disease Dynamics Modelling, Prof. Steffen Flessa, University of Greifswald

The summer school is intended for students of business management, economics, healthcare and social sciences study programmes, academics, researchers and everyone interested in the topic.

The summer school will consist of lectures, practical classes and experience exchange sessions. A PC would be advisable for the practical workshops; participants of the summer school will be provided with the necessary specialised software. Language: English.

Topics

Challenges of Health Care in Latvia and Germany

Challenges of Health Care in Germany – What health economic tools do we apply?, Olav Goetz

Challenges of Latvian Health Care System. What health economic tools do we apply?, Daiga Behmane

Cost-Effectiveness Modelling

Workshop guidance notes. Building a simple Markov cost utility model in Microsoft Excel, Martin Pitt

Cost Effectiveness Modelling for Economics in Health Care, Martin Pitt

Pathway Modelling

Module 2 Model (Blank)

Surgery Model (Blank)

Surgery Model (Completed)

Geographic Modelling

An introduction to geographic modelling with Excel, Sean Manzi

An introduction to pathway modelling with Excel, Sean Manzi

Geographic Model (Completed)

Modelling Processes and Costs in Hospitals

Process Management and Simulation in Hospitals, Olav Goetz

Case Study I – Process Management, Olav Goetz

Simulation in Hospitals

Process Management and Simulation in Hospitals, Olav Goetz

Case Study III - Patient Admission – MedModel, Olav Goetz

Prescriptive Analytics in Health Care

Prescriptive Analytics in Health Care, Sebastian Rachuba

Prescriptive Analytics in Health Care (tutorial), Sebastian Rachuba

Prescriptive Analytics in Health Care (summary), Sebastian Rachuba

Example A

Example B

Example C

Example D

Required software

R

R Studio (for coding in R)

Disease Dynamics Modelling

Costing of Interventions against Cervical Cancer in Cambodia – A Disease Dynamics Model, Steffen Flessa

Case Study HIV

Case Study Anopheles

Disease Dynamics Modelling, Steffen Flessa

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Participation fee

Students150 EUR
Academic/research staff250 EUR
Others450 EUR

The participation fee for RSU students and academic staff will be covered by RSU. Students must present a document confirming their status.  

The participation fee covers: participation in the summer school, materials and coffee breaks. 

Travel and accommodation costs are self-funded by each participant.

Accommodation possibilities are offered by the RSU student hostel, located nearby.

Time: Monday to Friday 9:00–18:00
Venue: 16 Dzirciema iela, Rīga

The ISSR 2018 is a joint project with the Baltic-German University Liaison Office supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) with Funds from the Foreign Office of the Federal Republic Germany.

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More information

Daiga Behmane, RSU Institute of Public Health, sviatrsu[pnkts]lv