Academic Catalog

IE492 DECISION MAKING IN HEALTH CARE

Course Code: 5680492
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Industrial Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr SAKNE BATUN
Offered Semester: Once in several years.

Course Content

Introducing the rapidly proliferating applications of decision theory in health services sector - a fast growing sector itself. Measurement of costs & value of health outcomes; health-related quality of life issues; evaluations; modeling value & time preferences(patient, physician, provider) and uncertainty in medical decision making for research policy purposes.