Redirecting innovation in U.S. health care : options to decrease spending and increase value

New medical technologies are a leading driver of U.S. health care spending. This report identifies promising policy options to change which medical technologies are created, with two related policy goals: (1) Reduce total health care spending with the smallest possible loss of health benefits, and (...

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Main Author: Garber, Steven
Corporate Author: Rand Corporation
Other Authors: Gates, Susan M., Keeler, Emmett B., Vaiana, Mary E.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Santa Monica RAND Corporation 2014©2014, 2014
Series:RAND Corporation research report series
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Summary:New medical technologies are a leading driver of U.S. health care spending. This report identifies promising policy options to change which medical technologies are created, with two related policy goals: (1) Reduce total health care spending with the smallest possible loss of health benefits, and (2) ensure that new medical products that increase spending are accompanied by health benefits that are worth the spending increases
Item Description:"RR-308"--Page 4 of cover
Physical Description:xxvii, 105 pages illustrations
ISBN:0833085492
9780833085498