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The Changing economics of medical technology / Annetine C. Gelijns and Ethan A. Halm, editors ; Committee on Technological Innovation in Medicine, Institute of Medicine.

  • Gelijns, Annetine.
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Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1991.

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xiv, 210 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.


Proceedings of a workshop held Dec. 20-21, 1989, supported by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research of the Dept. of Health and Human Services (grant 5 R09 HS055 26 02)

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Includes bibliographical references and index


An introduction to the changing economics of technological innovation in medicine / Ethan A. Halm and Annetine C. Gelijns -- The diffusion of new technology : costs and benefits to health care / Peter J. Neumann and Milton C. Weinstein -- The changing economics of pharmaceutical research and development / Henry Grabowski -- Public policy and access to new drugs : the case of cancer chemotherapy / Lee Mortenson -- The impact of public policy on medical device innovation : a case of polyintervention / Susan Bartlett Foote -- The dynamics of medical device innovation : an innovator's perspective / Alan Kahn -- Reimbursement and the dynamics of surgical procedure innovation / Sophia W. Chang and Harold S. Luft
European policies influencing pharmaceutical innovation / Michael L. Burstall -- Medical device innovation and public policy in the European economic community / John Hutton -- Japan's pharmaceutical industry postwar evolution / Robert Neimeth -- Appendix A : The impact of regulation and reimbursement on pharmaceutical innovation : commentary / Peter Barton Hutt -- Appendix B : The economics of pharmaceutical research and development : an industry perspective : commentary / Francis H. Spiegel, Jr.


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