The Federal government is the main sponsor of research to evaluate health technologies currently in use. The purpose of this report is to examine two crucial questions: what are we getting out of this investment?, a how can we improve it? Contents: behind the search for evidence; tools for effectiveness research; issues in improving effectiveness research; the state of cost-effectiveness analysis; the Federal role in health technology assessment; the development of clinical practice guidelines; a the impact of clinical practice guidelines. Glossary.Although panel members provide indispensable advice and assistance, they do not write the report. OTA retains full responsibility for the contents and conclusions of its publications. The advisory panel for this study initially consisted of 15anbsp;...
|Title||:||Identifying Health Technologies That Work|
|Author||:||DIANE Publishing Company|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1994-09-01|