Pharmacoeconomics Principles and Best Practices: A Practical Guide


Published: October 29, 2020

Pharmacoeconomics Principles and Best Practices: A Practical Guide is the product of collaborative efforts among multidisciplinary experts from different healthcare sectors. The Guide tackles many practical issues related to pharmacoeconomics that are of great importance to healthcare providers, policy and decision makers, and healthcare leaders. We hope the readers will find the Guide beneficial, and we welcome any feedback or comments.

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·         Abdul Rahman Jazieh, MD, MPH

·         Francisco Nuno Rocha Goncalves, PhD

·         Laszlo Gulacsi, PhD

·         Nada Abu-Shraie, PharmD

·         Omar Da’ar, PhD



Introduction to Health Economics and Pharmacoeconomics

Omar Da'ar

Models of Pharmacoeconomic Analysis

Omar Da'ar

Assessments of Healthcare Costs

Bander Balkhi, Ali Alhammad, Laszlo Gulacsi

Guidelines for Pharmacoeconomic Evaluations

Hana Al-Abdulkarim, Zsombor Zrubka

Optimization of Healthcare Expenditures at a National Level

Ahmed Hamdan Al-jedai, Hajer Yousef Almudaiheem

The Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee

Nada Abu-Shraie

The Formulary Management System

Nada Abu-Shraie

The Drug Evaluation Process: Clinical Evaluation

Laila Carolina Abu Esba

Supplemental Material

Quality Improvement and Medication Utilization Review


Mansoor Ahmed Khan, Abrar Al-Subhi, Eman Youssif, Sherin Ismail

Access to Quality Therapeutics in Cancer Care - Physician's Perspective

Khalid AlSaleh, Nazia Sadaf

Role of Pharmaceutical Companies in Pharmacoeconomics

Francisco Nuno Rocha Gonçalves, Muneera Al Majed

Generic Medications

Hani Al Hashmi, Hamdi ElSoudi