Outcomes: Studies and management

August 2006
Pharmaceutical Representative;Aug2006, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p44
The article discusses various types of outcomes studies, health-related quality-of-life measurements, outcomes management and major stockholders, the association of outcomes studies to clinical practice, and the use of outcome research in disease management. Outcome studies consisting analyses of cost, resource utilization and pharmacoeconomic are important for managed care organizations to maintain competitiveness. Disease management is an approach used for outcomes management. INSET: Article Summary.


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