Role of Pharmacoeconomic Analysis in Healthcare Systems

  • Mehwish Rizvi Dow University of Health Sciences
Keywords: Pharmacoeconomics


Pharmacoeconomics or health economics is the field that assesses the experimental and economic features of healthcare products, services, and plans for the healthcare providers, patients, and policy makers. It comprises multiple techniques including cost effectiveness, cost benefit, cost of illness, cost minimization, cost utility, and other economic analytical techniques, facilitating the decision makers in the allocation of resources.


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How to Cite
Rizvi, M. (2021). Role of Pharmacoeconomic Analysis in Healthcare Systems. Annals of Jinnah Sindh Medical University, 7(1), 1-2.