The College of Pharmacy’s online Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy program offers flexible learning for working professionals who want to enhance their education in health outcomes without disrupting their busy schedules.
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Pharmacoeconomics utilizes a combination of scientific and economic methods to evaluate and compare the value of one drug or therapy to another. This combination of health economics provides grounded data to assist in optimal allocation of healthcare resources.
Managed care implies a defined structure and process of designing and delivering covered healthcare benefits that include risk-sharing, price and utilization controls, and quality assurance. Managed care pharmacy believes in improving the quality and accessibility of healthcare .
The Institutes of Medicine defines patient safety as the prevention of harm to patients. In the context of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy patient safety is the prevention of harm to patients in the context of medication safety, including drug policy and regulation.
The ultimate goal of healthcare regulation is to ensure healthcare quality, especially in pharmaceuticals. Accomplishing this task requires balancing competing needs, such as cost and access for patients.
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The Xcenda fellowship program provides Pharm.D. graduates with a prestigious two-year research and educational experience in an outcomes research and market access consulting environment. The program celebrated its 20 year anniversary this past July 2019. Since 2008, Xcenda has partnered with the UF College of Pharmacy to offer fellows the online M.S. in pharmacy degree with an emphasis in applied pharmacoeconomics or managed care pharmacy. Since then, 21 fellows have graduated from the online POP program. There are currently eight fellows who will graduate from the program over the next two years.
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The inaugural Consortium for Medical Marijuana Clinical Outcomes board meeting was held on Aug. 19 in Gainesville.
August 24 – 28, 2019: Please take a look at the schedule for our department’s oral and poster presentations at the 35th annual International…
UF researchers reviewed more than 13 million patients using carisoprodol, a powerful muscle relaxant.
Stay connected with the graduate program through the quarterly newsletter with faculty interviews and current program updates.
Listen to alumni POPcasts with Dr. Robert Navarro and check out current students’ video testimonials on why they chose OnlinePOP.
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Our graduate program has remained one of the strongest and largest in the country. See where we’re headed and what you can accomplish with us in the years to come.