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The process of health care innovation: problem sequences, systems, and symbiosis

Davide Consoli, Andrew McMeekin, J. Stan Metcalfe, Andrea Mina, and Ronnie Ramlogan

in The Economics of New Health Technologies: Incentives, organization, and financing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199550685
eISBN:
9780191720543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550685.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the role of process in innovation. It analyses an interesting evolutionary perspective and presents empirical evidence from an example of the intra-ocular lens and the treatment ... More


The Complex Relationship between Healthcare Reform and Innovation

Darius Lakdawalla, Anup Malani, and Julian Reif

in The Future of Healthcare Reform In the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226254951
eISBN:
9780226255002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226255002.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Health care expenditure in the United States has grown rapidly, exceeding the annual growth in GDP by 2.5% since 1960. This rise has strained budgets and is the focus of the current national debate ... More


Home or nursing home? The effect of medical innovation on the demand for long-term care

Frank R. Lichtenberg

in The Economics of New Health Technologies: Incentives, organization, and financing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199550685
eISBN:
9780191720543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550685.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter tests the hypothesis that medical innovation has reduced the age-adjusted nursing home residence rate, and estimates the contribution of medical innovation to the decline in the rate of ... More


Technological change and health insurance *

Peter Zweifel

in The Economics of New Health Technologies: Incentives, organization, and financing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199550685
eISBN:
9780191720543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550685.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter argues that there is a dual causal link between technological change and insurance. On the one hand, technological change often presents new opportunities, but also challenges to ... More


Institutional pathways for integrating genetic testing into mainstream health care

Hristina Petkova

in The Economics of New Health Technologies: Incentives, organization, and financing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199550685
eISBN:
9780191720543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550685.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter considers how new knowledge generated by advances in science can be assimilated into public health care systems, allowing quicker integration of new technology into routine care. An ... More


Genetic advances and health insurance

Lilia Filipova and Michael Hoy

in The Economics of New Health Technologies: Incentives, organization, and financing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199550685
eISBN:
9780191720543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550685.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter addresses the complex issue of the use of genetic advances by health insurance. Technical innovation in medical care in general generates a great deal of interest and controversy. Of ... More


Treatment uncertainty and irreversibility in medical care: implications for cost-effectiveness analysis *

Joshua Graff Zivin, Matthew Neidell, and Lauri Feldman

in The Economics of New Health Technologies: Incentives, organization, and financing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199550685
eISBN:
9780191720543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550685.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the introduction of uncertainty and irreversibility in cost-effectiveness analysis to determine optimal funding and resource allocation for medical technologies, research, and ... More


Efficacy

Alex Rajczi

in The Ethics of Universal Health Insurance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190946838
eISBN:
9780190946869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190946838.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Some people express concern that social minimum programs might be ineffective, inefficient, counterproductive, or unnecessary. This chapter focuses on three specific worries about efficacy that are ... More


The Business of Medicine

Jessica Flanigan

in Pharmaceutical Freedom: Why Patients Have a Right to Self Medicate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190684549
eISBN:
9780190684570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190684549.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Policies that prohibit manufacturers from charging high prices for drugs potentially hinder patients’ access to drugs. Popular concerns about high drug prices cannot generally justify policies that ... More


Research at the Intersection of Media and Medicine, 1957–1962

Stephen Siff

in Acid Hype: American News Media and the Psychedelic Experience

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039195
eISBN:
9780252097232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039195.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores cross-fertilization between researchers and media figures in the late 1950s, as LSD spread from controlled trials to the black market. News reporters gravitated toward research ... More


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