Pattern and factors leading to the diffusion of magnetic resonance imaging in Korean hospitals.

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OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to examine the diffusion patterns of new medical technologies in Korean hospitals. We also sought to identify critical factors leading to the decision to acquire capital-intensive medical technology. The rationale and timing of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) acquisitions were retrospectively evaluated according to… (More)

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@article{Hahm2007PatternAF, title={Pattern and factors leading to the diffusion of magnetic resonance imaging in Korean hospitals.}, author={Myung-Il Hahm and Eun Cheol Park and Sun-Hee Lee and Chung Mo Nam and Hye-Young Kang and Hoo-Yeon Lee and Woo-Hyun Cho}, journal={International journal of technology assessment in health care}, year={2007}, volume={23 2}, pages={292-8} }