The Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic Research (the HOPE Center) assesses health care interventions from a clinical, economic and humanistic view.
Established in 1986, the center collaborates with researchers, academic institutions, health care organizations and pharmaceutical firms worldwide. Research focuses include cost-effectiveness analysis, quality-of-life assessment, pharmaceutical policy analysis and drug-use evaluation.
The mission of the center is to conduct quality research, disseminate information and provide training and service programs to enhance the application of economic and effectiveness measures to the practice of health care and the management of health systems.
The vision of the center is to become a premier source of information, training and collaborative research in assessing the effectiveness of healthcare interventions.