Print Email Facebook Twitter Lessons from the eight countries Title Lessons from the eight countries Author Battista, R.N. David Banta, H. Jonnson, E. Hodge, M. Gelband, H. TNO Preventie en Gezondheid Publication year 1994 Abstract While the eight countries presented in this issue differ considerably from each other, they have important similarities. All have faced the problem of increasing health care expenditures, and all are coming to recognize problems with health care technology such as inappropriate use and poor quality of care. Health reforms appear to be accelerating in the countries examined. In addition, all countries now have stated policy goals of assessing the benefits of health care technologies and most have established formal programs for health care technology assessment. Technology assessments impact varies, but it is becoming an important factor in technology acquisition. These trends point to a future for technology assessment and perhaps to better management of health care technology. International cooperation is important if this goal is to be realized. Subject HealthHealth care technologyHealth care technology assessmentTechnology adoptionTechnology diffusionTechnology useEuropeHealth care costHealth care policyMedical technologyAustraliaCanadaDelivery of Health CareDiffusion of InnovationFranceGermanyGreat BritainHealth Care ReformHealth PolicyHumanNetherlandsSwedenTechnology Assessment, BiomedicalUnited States To reference this document use: http://resolver.tudelft.nl/uuid:44b4069a-2883-40d0-8e1e-c9ea609110d6 DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/0168-8510(94)00691-7 TNO identifier 232722 ISSN 0168-8510 Source Health Policy, 30 (1-3), 397-421 Document type article Files To receive the publication files, please send an e-mail request to TNO Library.