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Health care reform and the role of medical technologies

hearing before the Subcommittee on Technology, Environment, and Aviation of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, June 16, 1993.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Technology, Environment, and Aviation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Medical technology -- United States,
    • Medical care -- United States -- Technological innovations,
    • Medical care, Cost of -- United States,
    • Medical care -- United States -- Cost control

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .S39957 1993h
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 103 p. ;
      Number of Pages103
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1035740M
      ISBN 100160414741
      LC Control Number93230852
      OCLC/WorldCa29012387

        Health information technology can help prevent medical errors, improve care coordination, increase access to providers in rural areas and improve the quality and value of care. At the same time, questions have been raised about the cost of implementation, personal privacy considerations and potential disruption to the business of health care.   – "The Health Care Mess: How We Got Into It and What It Will Take to Get Out" by former Surgeon General Julius Richard and medical economist Rashi Fein. Richard and Fein favor government Author: Marjorie Kehe.

      systems and the changing role of the hospital within those emerging systems. Ambulatory care, increased care in doctors’ offices, decreasing hospital reimbursement, managed care and utiliza-tion review, and other factors were reducing the long-standing role of the hospital as the major locus of care. Technology is a crucial ingredient of health care. Indeed, all health care consists of either human interaction, the application of technology, or, most commonly, both. Consideration of technology is important in any examination of the organisation and functioning .

      Saskatchewan introduced a universal, provincial medical insurance plan to provide doctors' services to all its residents in The federal government passed the Medical Care Act in , which offered to reimburse, or cost share, one-half of provincial and territorial costs for medical services provided by a doctor outside hospitals. Within six years, all the provinces and territories had. The Role of Health Information Technology in Health Care Reform Health Reform Congress Washington, D.C. Septem Janet M. Marchibroda Chief Executive Officer. eHealth Initiative and eHealth Initiative Foundation.


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