Pharmacoeconomics

Principles and Practice

Lorenzo Pradelli, Albert Wertheimer

Pubblication date December 2012
Language
Format 12 × 19 cm
Number pages 124
ISBN 978-88-9741-937-2
ISBN e-book 978-88-9741-938-9 Acquista ebook

Economic issues related to the health sector have been gaining much attention in recent years, and the challenge of providing quality and comprehensive health care to a growing population has become increasingly complex.
This book’s aim is to introduce readers to basic principles of economics and to a set of analytical tools of economic evaluations and their application in the health sector.
The most important evaluation techniques are explained by examples: cost-minimization analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-utility analysis and cost-benefit analysis. Moreover the authors present the basic concepts for understanding and applying the budget impact analysis and the patient reported outcomes.

Target

Decision makers, healthcare professionals, personnel of pharmaceutical industry, pharmacoeconomists, students, teachers.

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Lorenzo Pradelli, Albert Wertheimer

Economic issues related to the health sector have been gaining much attention in recent years, and the challenge of providing quality and comprehensive health care to a growing population has become increasingly complex.
This book’s aim is to introduce readers to basic principles of economics and to a set of analytical tools of economic evaluations and their application in the health sector.
The most important evaluation techniques are explained by examples: cost-minimization analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-utility analysis and cost-benefit analysis. Moreover the authors present the basic concepts for understanding and applying the budget impact analysis and the patient reported outcomes.

Principles and Practice

Lorenzo Pradelli, Albert Wertheimer

Pubblication date December 2012
Language
Format 12 × 19 cm
Number pages 124
ISBN 978-88-9741-937-2
ISBN e-book 978-88-9741-938-9 Acquista ebook

Authors

Lorenzo Pradelli
AdRes Health Economics & Outcomes Research, Torino, Italy

Anke-Peggy Holtorf
Health Outcomes Strategies, Basel, Switzerland

Ceri J. Phillips
Centre for Health Economics, Swansea University, Wales, UK

Albert I. Wertheimer
Center for Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, Temple University School of Pharmacy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Summary

  • Definitions and Basic Concepts
  • Pharmacoeconomic Evaluations
  • Modeling Frameworks
  • Budget Impact Analysis
  • Patient Reported Outcomes
  • Data Sources and Accounting for Uncertainty

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