health-technology assessment

health-technology assessment

The process by which evidence regarding the clinical effectiveness of a particular health technology, and the long- and short-term costs and benefits of translating that technology into clinical practice, is systematically evaluated in order to generate recommendations as to whether or not to embrace it.
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This could be accomplished through a first-hand interna] analysis of published clinical trials or by utilizing research provided by independent health-technology assessment organizations.

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