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Science  04 Aug 2000:
Vol. 289, Issue 5480, pp. 691
DOI: 10.1126/science.289.5480.691e

As health care budgets around the world get stretched thinner, health care providers are demanding proof that new drugs and medical technologies are cost effective. This week, Science's Next Wave investigates the resulting growth in the field of pharmacoeconomics and finds out what it takes for a scientist to move into a career in costing health.

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