Course Information
TitleΦαρμακο-οικονομία / Pharmacoeconomics
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorGeorgios Papazisis
Course ID600000118

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Understand the role of pharmacoeconomics in health economics Define the types of pharmacoeconomics/cost-effectiveness analyses explain the rationale of benefit-risk assessment and pharmacoeconomic evaluation Apply the results of pharmacoeconomis studies in quality of life assesment translate of the results into the process of decision-making design a pharmacoeconomic analysis including all relevant aspects
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to Pharmacoeconomics and health economics Evidence based medicine and Outcomes Research Cost-of-Illness/ Cost-Minimization/Cost-Benefit Analysis/ Cost-Effectiveness Analysis /Cost-Utility Analysis Principles and methods of comparative benefit-risk assessment. Sensitivity analysis Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL). Health outcome models and quality of life Pharmacoeconomics and health technology assessment Pricing and reimbursement How to conduct a pharmacoeconomic analysis-case studies
pharmacoeconomics, health outcome, Benefit-risk assessment, cost-effectiveness, cost-utility, cost-benefit, health technology assessment, Health-Related Quality of Life, decision making,
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Written assigments722.4
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Pharmacoeconomics.By Tom Walley, MD, FRCP(London), FRCPI, Alan Haycox, MD and Angela Boland, MD,Elsevier Essentials of Pharmacoeconomics (Point (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins)) Second Edition by Karen Rascati PharmD PhD (Author) Pharmacoeconomics: From Theory to Practice. Renee J. G. Arnold (CRC Press )
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