The role of health technology assessment in the European Union
ENSURING VALUE FOR MONEY IN HEALTH CARE
Corinna Sorenson, Michael Drummond, Panos Kanavos
Observatory Studies Series No 11
Ensuring value for money in health care
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Ensuring value for money in health care The role of health technology assessment in the European Union
Corinna Sorenson Michael Drummond Panos Kanavos
TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT, BIOMEDICAL – organization and administration OUTCOME AND PROCESS ASSESSMENT (HEALTH CARE) EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE DECISION MAKING COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS EUROPEAN UNION
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List of abbreviations List of tables, figures and boxes About the authors Acknowledgements Executive summary 1 Project overview, objectives and methods 2 Background on innovation and HTA 3 HTA and decision-making in Europe 4 Conclusions Appendices: Select country case studies Appendix 1: Sweden Appendix 2: The Netherlands Appendix 3:...