Journals

There are numerous journals covering health economics, pharmacoeconomics and evidence-based medicine. Below is a selection of key titles.

Applied Health Economics and Health Policy. Auckland, New Zealand: Open Mind Journals. Quarterly. ISSN 1175-5652. Addresses the contributions of economic studies to health care debates and issues.

The European Journal of Health Economics. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer-Verlag. Quarterly. ISSN 1618-7598. Devoted to original papers and review articles covering all aspects of health economics.

Evidence-Based Medicine. London: BMJ Publishing Group. Bimonthly. ISSN 1356-5524. Brings evidence from clinical and health care research to the bedside, surgery, or clinic.

Health Economics. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley and Sons. Monthly. ISSN 1057-9230. Contains articles on all aspects of health economics: theoretical contributions, empirical studies, economic evaluations, and analyses of health policy from the economic perspective.

Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology. Norwell, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers. Quarterly. ISSN 1387-3741. An international journal devoted to quantitative methods for the study of utilization, quality, cost, and outcomes of health care.

Journal of Health Economics. Amsterdam: Elsevier. Bimonthly. ISSN 0167-6296. Contains articles on the economics of health and medical care. Its scope includes the following topics: production of health and health services; demand and utilization of health services; financing of health services; cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analyses and issues of budgeting; and efficiency and distributional aspects of health policy.

PharmacoEconomics. Auckland, New Zealand: Adis International. Monthly. ISSN 1170-7690. Promotes the development and study of health economics as applied to rational drug therapy.

PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News. Auckland, New Zealand: Adis International. Biweekly. ISSN 1173-5503. A newsletter that provides broad coverage of the world's biomedical literature on health economics and outcomes research, including the latest results from studies assessing the economic impact of drugs and diseases; the effect of drugs and diseases on quality of life; prescribing trends; disease management programs and pharmaceutical care initiatives; up-to-date regulatory and healthcare news; and concise reports from international phar-macoeconomics and outcomes research meetings and symposia.

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