Learning outcomes of the course unit
The pharmacoeconomic course has the objective to supply useful knowledge and methodological instruments to evaluate the economic impacts of pharmacological interventions
Course contents summary
The request of sanitary programmes, the drug market, the scientific research, the organization of the sanitary system, the classification of the drugs.
The consumption of drugs, the drugs expense in Italy and Europe, the devolution.
The generic drugs.
Definition, objects and applications of pharmacoeconomic.
The cost analysis, the direct and non-direct costs, the frictional costs, the perspective of the analysis.
The pharmacoecomonic studies: cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-utility analysis, and cost-benefits analysis.
The clinical research and the economic data.
The teacher will supply notes