Purchasing Medical Innovation : The Right Technology, for the Right Patient, at the Right Price

By: Robinson, James CMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2015Description: 1 online resource (151 p.)ISBN: 9780520960817Subject(s): Health care reform | Health insurance | Medical care -- Cost control | Medical care, Cost of | Medical innovations -- Cost control | Medical technology -- Cost controlGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Purchasing Medical Innovation : The Right Technology, for the Right Patient, at the Right PriceDDC classification: 610.28 LOC classification: R855.3 -- .R635 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Regulatory Access to the Market -- 2. Insurance Coverage and Reimbursement -- 3. Methods of Payment for Medical Technology -- 4. The Hospital as Purchaser -- 5. Organizational Capabilities for Technology Purchasing -- 6. The Patient as Purchaser -- 7. Implications for the Medical Technology Industry -- Notes -- Index
Summary: Innovation in medical technology generates a remarkable supply of new drugs, devices, and diagnostics that improve health, reduce risks, and extend life. But these technologies are too often used on the wrong patient, in the wrong setting, or at an unaffordable price. The only way to moderate the growth in health care costs without undermining the dynamic of medical innovation is to improve the process of assessing, pricing, prescribing, and using new technologies. Purchasing Medical Innovation analyzes the contemporary revolution in the purchasing of health care technology, with a focus on th
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Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Regulatory Access to the Market -- 2. Insurance Coverage and Reimbursement -- 3. Methods of Payment for Medical Technology -- 4. The Hospital as Purchaser -- 5. Organizational Capabilities for Technology Purchasing -- 6. The Patient as Purchaser -- 7. Implications for the Medical Technology Industry -- Notes -- Index

Innovation in medical technology generates a remarkable supply of new drugs, devices, and diagnostics that improve health, reduce risks, and extend life. But these technologies are too often used on the wrong patient, in the wrong setting, or at an unaffordable price. The only way to moderate the growth in health care costs without undermining the dynamic of medical innovation is to improve the process of assessing, pricing, prescribing, and using new technologies. Purchasing Medical Innovation analyzes the contemporary revolution in the purchasing of health care technology, with a focus on th

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Robinson James C. :

James C. Robinson is Leonard D. Schaeffer Professor of Health Economics and Director of the Berkeley Center for Health Technology at the University of California, Berkeley. His articles appear in a broad range of scholarly, medical, and journalistic publications, including Health Affairs, JAMA, and the Wall Street Journal . Dr. Robinson brings real-world experience to academic and policy debates and scientific rigor to the professional and industry world.

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