Pharmacy Services

Outcomes and Pharmacoeconomics

  • SF-36.com www.sf36.com
    Provides background information on the SF-36 and also gives free demos of the SF-8, SF-12, and SF-36
  • International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes www.ispor.org
    Website for the ISPOR organization; provides links to other pharmacoeconomic-related sites.
  • International Society for Quality of Life Research www.isoqol.org
    Provides extensive list of links to health-related quality of life research.
  • The Cost Effectiveness Analysis Registry www.hsph.harvard.edu/cearegistry/
    Website from Harvard School of Public Health. Provides information on cost-effectiveness analysis.
  • Harvard Center for Risk Analysis www.hcra.harvard.edu/
    In the section "Economic Evaluation of Medical Technology" there is a cost-utility database and tables of life expectancy gains from medical interventions.
  • Academy of Health Services Research and Health Policy: Academy Health www.academyhealth.org
    National policy center for US
  • Pharmacoethics.com www.pharmacoethics.com
    Provides access to articles pertaining to ethical issues related to pharmaceutical development and use.
  • Department of Family and Preventative Medicine at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center www.fammed.ouhsc.edu/robhamm/cdmcalc.htm#decision
    Provides clinical decision making calculators such as NNT, decision analysis, contingency tables, Bayesian graphs
  • Society for Medical Decision Making www.smdm.org
    Provides good references and related links. Need to be a member to access certain portions of sites. Has a cost-effectiveness analysis resource list of web-sites.
  • HealthEconomics.com www.healtheconomics.com
    Provides various links for health related databases
  • Medical Outcomes Trust www.outcomes-trust.org/about.htm
    Site for ordering various outcome measurement tools
  • DiseaseBenchmarks.com www.diseasebenchmarks.com/index.cfm
    Order publications (free of charge) regarding benchmark data on costs, unit of use, and services utilized for various diseases
  • Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group www.med.ualberta.ca/ebm/econ.htm
    A printable worksheet for healthcare professionals on analyzing an outcomes study
  • National Committee for Quality Assurance www.ncqa.org
    Site which can provide report cards on various health plans. Also can order HEDIS data.
  • Pharmscope www.pharmscope.com
    Provides headline news, formulary kits, managed care pharmacy trends. Must register for user name and password.
  • Pharmacoeconomics www.dundee.ac.uk/memo/memoonly/PHECO0.htm
    A site that provides a tutorial for pharmacists on understanding pharmacoeconomics
  • Formulary www.formularyjournal.com
    Access to complete articles that have been published in Formulary regarding practical pharmacoeconomics
  • Managed Care Digest www.managedcaredigest.com
    Detailed statistical information on various healthcare markets. Site supported by Aventis.
  • CDC Healthy Days www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/hrqol
    Information on health-related quality of life measures
  • Quality of Life Instruments Database www.QOLID.org
    Access to various health status questionnaires
  • PedsQL www.pedsql.org
    A quality of life assessment tool for pediatrics
  • MAPI Research Institute www.mapi-research-inst.com
    International helath outcomes organization with expertise in linguistic and cultural validation of health status questionnaires.