Training Module 3. Health Utilities and Direct Utility Assessments (10 min)

by Sarah Gutkind, MSPH

September 14, 2020

This training module introduces participants to health-related quality of life assessments as a common measure of effectiveness in economic evaluations. We review different types of direct utility assessment techniques to measure health utilities and describe the important considerations of each technique. At the end of this module, participants should be able to define a health utility, and describe three direct utility assessment methods.