Health Technology Assessment and Management
In association with Algarve University
Health technology assessment & Management (HTAM) is a multi-disciplinary field that studies the medical, social, ethical, and economic implications of development, diffusion, and use of health technology.
Its main purpose is to inform technology-related policy-making in health care, and thus improve the uptake of cost-effective new technologies and prevent the uptake of technologies that are of doubtful value for the health system.
- To manage technological change in health care through the implementation of HTA findings. This concentration combines the skill sets of health technology assessment and health management and policy development
- This Master’s programme develops its curriculum around three relevant areas; Health Technology Assessment, Health Management and Quality in Healthcare, with reference to national and international guidelines and legal framework.
Degree in the Health Sciences (e.g., Health Technology, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmaceutical Sciences, among others), Economic and Political Sciences (e.g., Economics, Administration and Management, Political Sciences, among others), Social Sciences (e.g. Law, Sociology, Psychology, among others).
- 3 Terms
- 90 ECTS
Institutional Support General Health Directory and Infarmed
Health Technology Assessment
Economic Evaluation in health care