Dissemination of Health Technology Assessment

  • H. David Banta


During recent years, a concern for the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare systems has been developing [1–4]. Such concerns have been fuelled by the increasing expenditure for healthcare in most countries, especially considering the aging populations that will certainly drive the expenditures higher. At the same time, many questions have been raised about the benefits and risks of healthcare. The main concern might be summarised as assuring “value for money in healthcare” [5].


Technology Assessment Health Technology Assessment Radiation Therapy Oncology Group International Diabetes Federation Technol Assess Health 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. David Banta
    • 1
  1. 1.Maastricht UniversityMaastrichtThe Netherlands

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