Past courses

2nd European Health Economics Course for Dermatologists


"Health economics in the field of dermatology: 
opportunities and challenges regarding economic evaluation of health technologies"


April 9 - 11, 2014, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Twenty five participants coming from all of Europe attended the 2nd European Health Economics Course for Dermatologists last 9th – 11th 2014 in Amsterdam. The course was organized under the auspices of the European Dermatology Forum and was directed by Hans Severen, Professor of Evaluation in Health Care, Institute of Health Policy & Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam and Prof. Lars French, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Zurich.


This second edition of the course was a great success. The participants evaluated the course highly in all aspects with an average score of 5.31 out of 6 of the content and 5.29 out of 6 of the speakers.


We are pleased about the large interest of the course and would like to thank the numerous persons who have asked for detailed information on the course and the attendees of the course for their active participation.


Further information on the next course 2015 will be published soon.


Topics covered 
– Overview of the field of Health economics 
– How do we measure patient outcomes? 
– Societal value of health 
– Cost assessment and budget impact 
– Economic Modelling 
– Decision Making; Overview of European decision making

Hans Severens
Professor of Evaluation in Health Care
Institute of Health Policy and Management
Erasmus University, Rotterdam, NL

Prof. Lars French
Department of Dermatology 
University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland

Maiwenn Al, PhD
modelling expert
Institute for Medical Technology Assessment 
Erasmus University, Rotterdam, NL

Prof. Matthias Augustin, Director 
Institute for Health Services Research 
in Dermatology and Nursing 
University Clinics of Hamburg, Germany

Prof. Christopher Griffiths
Dermatology Center 
Academic Health Science Centre, Manchester, UK