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New applications of approved technology: an overview
Author(s): John V. White; Karen P. Dutro; Amelia J. Michael
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Paper Abstract

Pushing the frontiers ofmedicine through research and development ofnew technologies has long been a standard of health care in the United States. Currently, the United States spends more than any other country on healthrelated research and development. In 1989 alone, health care research expenditures exceeded $1 .8 billion.1 Despite the magnitude of this cost, it continues to grow; national expenditures on health research increased by 50% inthe decade between 1983 and 1992.2

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 October 1995
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2499, Health Care Technology Policy II: The Role of Technology in the Cost of Health Care: Providing the Solutions, (27 October 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.225339
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John V. White, Temple Univ. and Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States)
Karen P. Dutro, Temple Univ. (United States)
Amelia J. Michael, Temple Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2499:
Health Care Technology Policy II: The Role of Technology in the Cost of Health Care: Providing the Solutions
Warren S. Grundfest, Editor(s)

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