[:es]Financiamiento de medicamentos de alto costo en Colombia[:]

medicamentos de alto costo

[:es]

Por: Ornella Moreno

Varias definiciones han sido empleadas para determinar qué es un MAC; en la mayoría de los casos, estos medicamentos se han definido en gran medida en función del valor monetario debido a su potencial para aumentar el gasto farmacéutico para el paciente individual o para los sistemas de salud [:en]

By: Diego Rosselli

As every student in a health economics introductory course learns in the first few days, healthcare provision is a very atypical market. Demand for healthcare behaves in all sorts of particular ways. To quote the Economics Nobel prize winner Kenneth Arrow in his 1963 seminal paper: “The most obvious distinguishing characteristics of an individual’s demand for medical services is that it is not steady in origin as, for example, for food or clothing, but irregular and unpredictable.” (1)[:]