Subject: health policy | forecast model | Original Research Article | pharmaceutical expenditure | innovative medicine | generic | biosimilar
mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations
Background and Objectives: With constant incentives for healthcare payers to contain their pharmaceutical budgets, forecasting has become critically important. Some countries have, for instance, developed pharmaceutical horizon scanning units. The objective of this proj... View more
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