Decision-makers views of access to high cost medicines (HCMs) in public hospitals in Australia.
- At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
- Type: Poster
- By: GALLEGO (The University of Sydney, Pharmacy, Sydney, Australia)
- Co-author(s): Taylor (The University of Sydney, SYDNEY, Australia)
Brien (St. Vincent’s Hospital, SYDNEY, Australia)
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the perceptions, concerns and attitudes of decision-makers regarding access to HCMs in public hospitals. METHODS: In-depth, semi-structured interviews were conducted with public hospital senior managers, directors of pharmacy and senior medical doctors in a Sydney Area Health Service. Interviews were audiotaped and.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.