technology assessment

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

The evaluation of innovative technologies in the health sector includes epidemiological studies, e.g., clinical trials, outcome studies, economic evaluation, and cost-benefit, cost-effectiveness, and quality-improvement studies. These have been applied to many modern medical technologies, such as diagnostic imaging and cardiac and laparoscopic surgery.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.