Purchasing Medical Innovation: The Right Technology, for the Right Patient, at the Right Price (by James C. Robinson)


Author(s): James C. Robinson

Publisher: University of California Press
Publish date: 2015-03-12
ISBN-10: 0520281667
ISBN-13: 9780520281660
Language: English
Description:
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 the roles of the Food and Drug… more…

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