Projects per year
Prior to joining MUCHE, Rachel worked in both NSW Health as a Data Manager and in pharmaceutical consulting where she focused on economic modelling and developing pricing strategies in the area of oncology and diabetes.
Rachel completed a Master of Health Economics (Advanced) from the University of Queensland, making the Dean’s Honour Roll for her academic excellence. Rachel’s master’s project assessed the cost effectiveness of the Atkins diet for overweight and obese individuals within the Australian population and her areas of interest include Health Technology Assessment, economic evaluation of health care interventions and economic modelling techniques.
At MUCHE, Rachel is extensively involved in the evaluation of submissions to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC). In addition to this, Rachel is also heavily involved in other health technology assessment projects.
Health Economics, MHEcon(Adv), The University of Queensland
2015 → 2016
Health Information Management, BAppSc (HIM), University of Sydney
2006 → 2009
23/03/20 → 30/04/23
Services for external evaluation of Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) and health technology related submissions
1/11/16 → …
Cost-effectiveness of screening a 5 year old child for hearing loss using Sound Scouts compared with no screening: a decision model analysisGumbie, M., Parkinson, B., Bowman, R., Song, R. & Cutler, H., Sep 2018, In : Value in Health. 21, Suppl. 2, p. S70 1 p., PMD17.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Meeting abstract
Impact: Policy impacts, Quality of life impacts, Society impacts
Improving health and spending money wisely: evaluating medicines and vaccines for the Australian Government
Henry Cutler (Participant), Bonny Parkinson (Participant), Martin Hoyle (Participant), Mutsa Gumbie (Participant), Rachel Song (Participant), Andrew Partington (Participant), Varinder Jeet (Participant), Elizabeth Seil (Participant), Alicia Norman (Participant), Virginia Mumford (Participant), Sanjyot Vagholkar (Participant), Lisa Pont (Participant), Janaki Amin (Participant)
Impact: Quality of life impacts, Economy impacts, Policy impacts