Pharmacoeconomics

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Tom Walley
  • Alan Haycox
  • Angela Boland
    • Print ISBN 9780443072406

    Key Features

    • Emphasizes how pharmacoeconomics can be of assistance in "real world" decision making.
    • Covers the development of insuring, financing and delivery of health care in the developed world and the increasing role of governments.
    • Explains the trend towards the critical scrutiny of health service activity.
    • All topics explained assuming no specialist knowledge.

    Table of Contents

    Basics of economics, health economics and pharmacoeconomics. The policy context for pharmacoeconomics. The economics of health care and health care systems. Pharmacoeconomics: an industry perspective. Disease management and programme budgeting and marginal analysis. Cost of illness studies. Approach to pharmacoeconomic analysis. Pharmacoeconomics and clinical trials. Modeling in health economics. Quality assurance in pharmacoeconomic analyses. Future directions.

    Details

    No. of pages:
    216
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2004
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443072406

    About the authors

    Tom Walley

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Liverpool; Honorary Consultant Physician, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK

    Alan Haycox

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Liverpool Medical School, Liverpool, UK

    Angela Boland

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Liverpool Medical School, Liverpool, UK