Health Care Technology And Its Assessment In Eight Countries

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DIANE Publishing, 2004 M08 30 - 368 pages
Examines the management of health care technology in 8 countries: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, the U.K & the U.S. Six technologies (or sets of technologies) -- including evaluation & management efforts & how the technologies diffused -- are presented & compared: treatments for coronary artery disease, imaging technologies (CT & MRI scanning), laparoscopic surgery, treatments for end-stage renal disease, neonatal intensive care, & breast cancer screening. Extensive bibliography for each country. Charts & tables.

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