Introduction To Applied Pharmacoeconomics / Edition 1

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For cutting-edge guidance on meeting your new responsibilities for measuring,justifying,and documenting services and outcomes,turn to the best source: F. Randy Vogenberg's case-study-enhanced tutorial,featuring practical advice from top experts.

*Learn the most commonly used methods for pharmacoeconomic evaluation

*Verify quality and efficiency in the services you provide

*Discover real-world strategies for integrating pharmacoeconomic measurements and drug therapy algorithms into the care path

*See evaluations applied through the use of complete case studies covering mental health issues,gastrointestinal,cardiovascular,respiratory,and mental health

*Find real-world answers on overcoming common barriers and interpreting the literature

*Get authoritative advice on pharmacoeconomics and the regulatory environment,the US health system,evaluations of drug literature,outcomes and drug impact assessment,and more

*Understand all the perspectives: payers',employers',governmental

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

This book presents pharmaceutical economics in the context of how it would be applied in the marketplace. A case study approach facilitates integrated learning. Explored are types of commonly used pharmacoeconomic evaluations and how to use them, types of outcome measures, applying pharmacoeconomic evaluations into care paths and drug therapy algorithms, dealing with common barriers to pharmacoeconomic evaluations, and modeling versus patient-based evaluations. Finally, a pharmacoeconomic plan of action brings all concepts together into a functional framework. Chapter objectives, summaries, key terms, and review questions promote understanding. This is the essential text and reference for understanding pharmaceutical economics within the context of a healthcare delivery system.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071348461
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 12/12/2000
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 316
  • Product dimensions: 0.71 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: US Health Care System and Pharmacoeconomics.Chapter 2: Traditional Paradigms in Pharmacoeconomics: Consideration for Cost-Effective Designs. Chapter 3: The Role and Use of Outcomes Assessments. Chapter 4: Principles of Drug Literature evaluation. Chapter 5: Use and Evaluation of Pharmacoeconomics from the Payers' Perspective. Chapter 6: Variable in Pharmacoeconomics. Chapter 7: Application of Pharmacoeconomics: Cost-Effective Analysis in Behavioral Health. Chapter 8: Application of Pharmacoeconomics and Decision Analysis in Gastrointestinal Disorders in the Context of Disease Management. Chapter 9: Application of Pharmacoeconomics in Cardiovascular Disease: Economic Evaluation of Lipid-Lowering Therapies. Chapter 10: Application of Pharmacoeconomics: Respiratory Diseases. Chapter 11: Guidelines and Information Requirements. Chapter 12: Pharmacoeconomic Applications. Chapter 13: Government Regulation of Health Care Economic Information.
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