Methodological basics of modeling in the pharmacoeconomic studies: different levels of complexity and different value of the results obtained
Summary: Pharmacoeconomic analysis is a flexible tool for the decision-making on different levels in the healthcare system: from the individual patient level to the regional and federal levels. The actuality of such an analysis becomes more and more apparent in the healthcare marked by the annual increase in the implemented and published studies in this area. However, such an increase in evaluations doesn’t guarantee the proportional growth in terms of their quality and complexity. This article focuses on the opportunities of pharmacoeconomic researches, as well as on the usual inaccuracies in the pharmacoeconomic studies in Russia.