Definition: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis (CEA) is an economic evaluation tool used for identifying, examining, and comparing relevant costs and consequences (benefits) of alternative interventions.
In CEA, costs are expre
Definition: Humanistic Outcomes are the consequences of disease or treatment on patient functional status or quality of life (QOL). Commonly referred to as healthrelated quality-of-life (HR-QOL).
Health-Related Quality of Life (
Definition: a pharmacoeconomic tool for comparing all relevant costs and consequences of two or more therapeutic interventions that are equivalent. The objective is to choose the least costly alt
What is Outcomes Research? It is a study that attempts to identify, measure and evaluate the end results of health care services.
Pharmacoeconomics is the application of economic analysis to the use of pharmaceutical products, services
Pharmacoeconomics Thursday January 24, 2008 Handouts: Received syllabus, which contains course information. Lecture: Mainly an introduction to the class. Economics deals with the fair and equitable distribution of resources. Economics is geared towar
Wants & desires continue to grow:
Newest camera phone
More exotic vacation
Why cant we have everything we want?
Our wants > our resources.
study of how best