Welcome - Introduction to Healthcare Economics HESA 4400   Introduction to Healthcare Economics
This course is an introduction to the principle of health economics. Starting with basic concepts of opportunity cost, trade-offs and the benefits of trade, the course focuses on understanding economic concepts such as demand, supply, costs, revenue, profit and market structure. The course then covers issues related to market failures such as imperfect competition in health care sector. The final section of the course provides an overview on health technology assessment.