The Department of Community Health Sciences and the O’Brien Institute for Public Health presents:
Collecting, measuring, and estimating costs of health care innovations: Physician payment models in Alberta
This presentation is based on a recent online learning series focused on how to create a robust plan to assess the impact of an innovation on health system costs. We will review core concepts from the learning series through a project on physician payment models in Alberta.
Introduce how to use and apply costing analyses
Determine what cost data should be collected or utilized to assess the impact of an innovation and what data is available in Alberta
Review quantitative analytic methods to estimate the impact of an innovation on health care costs
- Uof C Health Economics Group collection of costing resources
- CADTH Guidance Document for the Costing of Health Care Resources in the Canadian Setting
- Alberta’s Interactive Health Data Application:
- CIHI’s Patient Cost Estimator
- CIHI’s In-Depth Provincial Data
- Cost of Standard Hospital Stay
- Can look up specific indicators by province, facility
- Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan: Schedule of Medical Benefits
- CIHI DAD Resource Intensity Weights & Expected LOS
- CIHI CACS Client Tables
- Alberta Costing Approach Document (emailed to registrants)
- ISPOR Transferability of Economic Evaluations Across Jurisdictions
- ISPOR Good Practices for Health Economics and Outcomes Research
- Alberta Health Services Provincial Health System Access
Dr. Amity E. Quinn
Amity E. Quinn, PhD is a health services and health policy researcher. She is a postdoctoral fellow in health economics and Instructor at the University of Calgary’s Cumming School of Medicine. Her research focuses on the supply of health services for people with chronic diseases and what facilitates transformative health system change. Dr. Quinn’s active projects address drivers of physicians’ treatment decisions, methodological approaches to estimating health care variation, and identifying effective and feasible policies and interventions to improve the quality and value of Canadian health care systems.
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