Effective Measurements Using For Reduce Expenditure On Drugs In Thailand
The government of Thailand has concerned about high expenditure on drugs; therefore, hospitals are encouraged
to launch effective measurement aiming to reduce expenditure on drugs. Seven out of thirty-four hospitals are success to
reduce their expenditure on drugs. These hospitals have implemented four measurements including purchasing method, a
closed formulary, generic drug, and prescribing strategies. The results from this study may use as a reference for other
hospitals which suffer from high expenditure on drug.
Keywords - Measurement, Expenditure, Drugs, Reduction.