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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2019, Volume : 12, Issue : 12
First page : ( 5845) Last page : ( 5847)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2019.01013.8

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Pharmacist Counselling in Therapeutic Success and Quality of Life of Hypertensive Patients

Riwu Magdarita1,2,*, Yubiliana Gilang3, Halimah Eli1, Diantini Ajeng1

1Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia

2Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Nusa Cendana, Indonesia

3Faculty of Denitistry, Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia

*Corresponding Author E-mail: jhonnel404@gmail.com

Online published on 24 February, 2020.

Abstract

This study aims to examine the pharmacoeconomic aspects of analyzing the cost-effectiveness of pharmacist counseling in therapeutic success and quality of life of hypertensive patients. This research conducted with cost data collection from the perspective of BPJS (Social Insurance Administration Organization in Indonesia) or INA-CBGs and The General Hospital of East Nusa Tenggara Province. The results showed that patients with controlled blood pressure (target range <140/90mmHg) in the counseling group (39 people/78%) were greater than the group without counseling (13 people/26%), The results of the cost-effectiveness analysis of the INA-CBGs perspective show that to get one patient with controlled blood pressure, the counseling group costs less (IDR. 6, 387,-) than the group without counseling (IDR. 57, 485,-); to increase one score of quality of life, the counseling group costs less (IDR. 4,-and IDR. 5,-) than the group without counseling (IDR. 96,-and IDR. 888-,); Cost-Effective Incremental Ratio of pharmacist counseling cost of the hospital perspective shows savings of IDR. 2, 296,-/person with controlled blood pressure and IDR. 1,-/increase in one score of improvement in the quality of life. Pharmacist counseling is more cost-effective than without counseling in therapeutic success and quality of life of hypertensive patients.

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Keywords

Pharmacoeconomics, Therapy, Mental Health, Physical Health, Counselling.

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