UK Healthcare System
This course introduces the funding and reimbursement processes of medical devices in the UK healthcare system. It also examines the UK National Health Service (NHS), Healthcare Resource Groups (HRG) system, Health Technology Assessment (HTA), and The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).
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Upon successfully completing this course, learners will be able to:
- Comprehend how the UK healthcare system operates
- Understand the HRG system and pass-through payments for new technologies
- Recognize how the creation of MTAC and the evaluation pathway at NICE may implicate medical device companies entering the market
Medical device professionals needing to understand the UK healthcare system are encouraged to enroll in this course.
The following course is required:
- Introduction to European Funding and Reimbursement Systems (ID 134)