Purchasing medical innovation : the right technology, for the right patient, at the right price / James C. Robinson.
Oakland, California : University of California Press, 
x, 172 pages ; 22 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Regulatory access to the market Insurance coverage and reimbursement Methods of payment for medical technology The hospital as purchaser Organizational capabilities and technology purchasing The patient as purchaser Implications for the medical technology industry.
"Innovation in medical technology drives improvement in the quality of health care but also the unsustainable increase in costs. This book analyzes methods of technology regulation, insurance, payment, pricing, and use, and highlights ways in which they should be reformed. The goal is to improve the value of drugs, devices, and other innovative technologies to achieve better performance at lower cost."--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
K3601 .R625 2015
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