Health Care System Information Sharing: A Step Toward Better Health Globally.

@article{Eldessouki2012HealthCS,
  title={Health Care System Information Sharing: A Step Toward Better Health Globally.},
  author={Randa Eldessouki and Marilyn Dix Smith},
  journal={Value in health regional issues},
  year={2012},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={118-120}
}
In the face of the ever rising health care costs and declining resources, efficient and equitable health care technology reimbursement systems, based on robust health technology assessment (HTA) including economic evaluations, are vital for a sustainable health care. However, globally, HTA is not adequately utilized in health care reimbursement decisions. In most regions, it is still in its nascent phase. The use of HTA is hindered by the presence of fragmented reimbursement systems at both the… CONTINUE READING