ERIC Number: ED178539
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Medical Technology: The Culprit Behind Health Care Costs? Proceedings of the 1977 Sun Valley Forum on National Health.
Altman, Stuart H., Ed.; Blendon, Robert, Ed.
This publication reports on the proceedings of a symposium convened for the purpose of examining the relationship between medical technology and health care costs. The proceedings of this symposium are comprised by a series of papers that were presented at the conference covering a variety of topics, including statistical evidence of the relationship between health care costs and medical technologies, case studies on the development, introduction and use of technology, and recommendations concerning relevant public policy issues. (JD)
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Health Services, Hospitals, Laboratory Technology, Medical Research, Medical Services, Operations Research, Public Policy, Research Utilization, Technological Advancement
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.