Medical technology / Economic aspects
Technology, Medical / economics
Description / Table of Contents:
What do we do about the role of health care technology in driving health care expenditure growth? / Alistair McGuire and Victoria Serra-Sastre -- The process of health care innovation : problem sequences, systems, and symbiosis / Davide Consoli ... [et al.] -- Technology : scientific force or power force? / Nick Bosanquet -- Diffusion of health technologies : evidence from the pharmaceutical sector / Victoria Serra-Sastre and Alistair McGuire -- Insurance and new technology / Mark V. Pauly and Adam Isen -- Technological change and health insurance / Peter Zweifel -- Health insurance and the uptake of new drugs in the United States / Marin Gemmill, Victoria Serra-Sastre, and Joan Costa-Font -- Genetic advances and health insurance / Lilia Filipova and Michael Hoy -- Ageing and pharmaceutical innovation / Roland Eisen and Yasemin Ilgin -- New approaches to health care innovation : information for the chronic patient / Manuel Garcia-Goni and Paul Windrum -- The convergence of nano-, bio- and information technologies in healthcare / Nicola Pangher -- Treatment uncertainty and irreversibility in medical care : implications for cost-effectiveness analysis / Joshua Graff Zivin, Matthew Neidell, and Lauri Feldman -- The limits and challenges to the economic evaluation of health technologies / Adam Oliver and Corinna Sorenson -- Intellectual property rights and pharmaceuticals development / Joan Rovira -- Home or nursing home? The effect of medical innovation on the demand for long-term care / Frank R. Lichtenberg -- Knowledge, technology, and demand for online health information / Joan Costa-Font, Caroline Rudisill, and Elaias Mossialos -- Institutional pathways for integrating genetic testing into mainstream health care / Hristina Petkova
xiv, 297 p. : ill.