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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), Jonsson, E. (author), David Banta, H. (author), Scherstén, T. (author)
Objectives: To describe health technology assessment (HTA) and policies concerning three screening procedures in Sweden. Methods: The main source of information was reports from the Swedish Council for Technology Assessment in Health Care (SBU) and other governmental reports, supplemented by the professional literature. Results: Prevention is...
article 2001
Banta, H.D. (author), Schersten, T. (author), Jonsson, E. (author), Instituut voor Verouderings- en Vaatziekten Onderzoek TNO (author)
The field of minimally invasive therapy (MIT) raises many important issues for the future of health care. It seems inevitable that MIT will replace much conventional surgery. This trend is good for society and good for patients. The health care system, however, may find the change disruptive. The need for hospital beds will shrink. Day surgery...
article 1993
Banta, H.D. (author), Engel, G.L. (author), Schersten, T. (author), TNO/WHO, Program on Health Tech. Assessment Centre for Medical Technology/TNO Instituut voor verouderings- en vaatziekten onderzoek TNO (author)
In general, technically demanding medical procedures are associated with better outcomes when they are carried out in institutions and by physicians with higher volumes of practice. This paper examines the evidence for a volume-outcome relationship in the case of organ transplantation. Although few studies have been done on this subject,...
article 1992