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Health technology assessment: history and demand.

Abstract:

Health technology assessment (HTA)--the provision to decision makers of information on the value of treatments and tests--has come of age in the last two decades. But it has deep roots in health care, with notable landmarks in (1) the mid eighteenth-century development of empiricism, (2) the twentieth century interest in outcomes and variation in health care, and (3) the pioneering work of Archie Cochrane and others in the 1970s. Three main forces have driven the recent developments of HTA: a...

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10.1093/pubmed/fdg022

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-EBM
Journal:
Journal of public health medicine
Volume:
25
Issue:
2
Pages:
98-101
Publication date:
2003-06-05
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EISSN:
1464-3782
ISSN:
0957-4832
URN:
uuid:6c51b449-2039-4e80-8e16-8af4bf411ef2
Source identifiers:
116159
Local pid:
pubs:116159

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