Accession Number : ADA335694

Title :   Health Care Technology and Its Assessment in Eight Countries

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT WASHINGTON DC

PDF Url : ADA335694

Report Date : FEB 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 378

Abstract : This background paper is part of a larger study on International Differences in Health Care Technology and Spending, which consists of a series of back- ground papers. International Health Statistics: What the numbers mean for the United States was published in November 1993, and International Comparisons of Administrative Costs in Health Care appeared in September 1994. An additional background paper will report on lessons for the United States from a comparison; of hospital financing and spending in seven countries.

Descriptors :   *INTERNATIONAL, *MEDICAL SERVICES, *MEDICAL RESEARCH, UNITED STATES, MANAGEMENT, NETHERLANDS, HEALTH, CANADA, REPORTS, STATISTICS, CLINICAL MEDICINE, COSTS, FRANCE, GERMANY, BACKGROUND, AUSTRALIA, SWEDEN, UNITED KINGDOM.

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE