biomedical technology assessment

Summary

Summary: Evaluation of biomedical technology in relation to cost, efficacy, utilization, etc., and its future impact on social, ethical, and legal systems.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Engaging the public in priority-setting for health technology assessment: findings from a citizens' jury
    Devidas Menon
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Health Expect 11:282-93. 2008
  2. ncbi Representing uncertainty: the role of cost-effectiveness acceptability curves
    E Fenwick
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, UK
    Health Econ 10:779-87. 2001
  3. ncbi Analysis of uncertainty in health care cost-effectiveness studies: an introduction to statistical issues and methods
    B J O'Brien
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Canada
    Stat Methods Med Res 11:455-68. 2002
  4. ncbi Metal-enhanced fluorescence: an emerging tool in biotechnology
    Kadir Aslan
    Laboratory for Advanced Medical Plasmonics, Medical Biotechnology Center, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, 725 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 16:55-62. 2005
  5. ncbi Patient-based health technology assessment: a vision of the future
    John F P Bridges
    Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 23:30-5. 2007
  6. ncbi When protocols fail: technical evaluation, biomedical knowledge, and the social production of 'facts' about a telemedicine clinic
    C May
    School of Primary Care, University of Manchester, Rusholme Health Centre, UK
    Soc Sci Med 53:989-1002. 2001
  7. pmc Systematic review of cost effectiveness studies of telemedicine interventions
    Pamela S Whitten
    Department of Telecommunications, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1212, USA
    BMJ 324:1434-7. 2002
  8. ncbi Do the findings of case series studies vary significantly according to methodological characteristics?
    K Dalziel
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, UK
    Health Technol Assess 9:iii-iv, 1-146. 2005
  9. ncbi Emerging health technologies: informing and supporting health policy early
    Claudia Wild
    LBI HTA, Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Health Technology Assessment, Garnisongasse 7, Rechte Stiege Mezzanin Top 20, 1090 Wien, Vienna, Austria
    Health Policy 87:160-71. 2008
  10. ncbi Quality, innovation, and value for money: NICE and the British National Health Service
    Steven D Pearson
    National Institute for Clinical Excellence, London, England
    JAMA 294:2618-22. 2005

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  1. ncbi Engaging the public in priority-setting for health technology assessment: findings from a citizens' jury
    Devidas Menon
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Health Expect 11:282-93. 2008
    ..To assess the feasibility of using a citizens' jury to elicit public values on health technologies and to develop criteria for setting priorities for health technology assessment (HTA)...
  2. ncbi Representing uncertainty: the role of cost-effectiveness acceptability curves
    E Fenwick
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, UK
    Health Econ 10:779-87. 2001
    ..We hope that as a result we can encourage the greater use of these techniques...
  3. ncbi Analysis of uncertainty in health care cost-effectiveness studies: an introduction to statistical issues and methods
    B J O'Brien
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Canada
    Stat Methods Med Res 11:455-68. 2002
    ..We also outline the net-benefit formulation of the cost-effectiveness problem and show that it has particular advantages over the standard incremental cost-effectiveness ratio formulation...
  4. ncbi Metal-enhanced fluorescence: an emerging tool in biotechnology
    Kadir Aslan
    Laboratory for Advanced Medical Plasmonics, Medical Biotechnology Center, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, 725 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 16:55-62. 2005
    ..The use of fluorophore-metal interactions has been termed radiative decay engineering, metal-enhanced fluorescence or surface-enhanced fluorescence...
  5. ncbi Patient-based health technology assessment: a vision of the future
    John F P Bridges
    Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 23:30-5. 2007
    ..For example, only in recent years has HTA attempted an open dialogue with patients; however, this is normally done by giving them a "seat" at the HTA decision-making table, rather than by more scientific means...
  6. ncbi When protocols fail: technical evaluation, biomedical knowledge, and the social production of 'facts' about a telemedicine clinic
    C May
    School of Primary Care, University of Manchester, Rusholme Health Centre, UK
    Soc Sci Med 53:989-1002. 2001
    ..We show how the introduction and implementation of 'hard' technologies (systems hardware) can be undermined in practice by 'soft' technologies (the practices through which evaluative knowledge is produced)...
  7. pmc Systematic review of cost effectiveness studies of telemedicine interventions
    Pamela S Whitten
    Department of Telecommunications, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1212, USA
    BMJ 324:1434-7. 2002
    ..To systematically review cost benefit studies of telemedicine...
  8. ncbi Do the findings of case series studies vary significantly according to methodological characteristics?
    K Dalziel
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, UK
    Health Technol Assess 9:iii-iv, 1-146. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi Emerging health technologies: informing and supporting health policy early
    Claudia Wild
    LBI HTA, Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Health Technology Assessment, Garnisongasse 7, Rechte Stiege Mezzanin Top 20, 1090 Wien, Vienna, Austria
    Health Policy 87:160-71. 2008
    ..To support decision-making processes with sound information about new health technologies, some countries have established "Horizon Scanning Systems (HSS)". This paper gives an overview of processes and practices of HSS...
  10. ncbi Quality, innovation, and value for money: NICE and the British National Health Service
    Steven D Pearson
    National Institute for Clinical Excellence, London, England
    JAMA 294:2618-22. 2005
    ..This article describes how NICE has responded to the challenge and considers whether its experience of balancing quality, innovation, and value for money holds policy lessons for the United States...
  11. ncbi Why ethics should be part of health technology assessment
    Bjørn Morten Hofmann
    Faculty for Health, Care and Nursing, University College of Gjøvik, Gjøvik, Norway
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 24:423-9. 2008
    ..Hence, there is a profound affinity between HTA and ethics. Accordingly, ethics cannot be "integrated" in HTA as ethics is already a constitutive part of HTA. However, ethics can be acknowledged and emphasized...
  12. ncbi Prioritizing health technologies in a Primary Care Trust
    Edward Wilson
    UEA NHS Health Economics Support Programme, Health Economics Group, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 12:80-5. 2007
    ..As resources are finite, decisions are required as to which services best fulfil population needs. Evidence on effectiveness varies in quality and availability. Nevertheless, decisions still have to be made...
  13. ncbi Health technology assessment in its local contexts: studies of telehealthcare
    Carl May
    Centre for Health Care Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
    Soc Sci Med 57:697-710. 2003
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  14. ncbi Bringing 'the public' into health technology assessment and coverage policy decisions: from principles to practice
    Julia Abelson
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Health Sciences Centre, Hamilton Ontario, Canada
    Health Policy 82:37-50. 2007
    ..The framework offers a menu of choices for policy makers contemplating changes to public involvement, as well as a model that can be used to characterize and analyze different approaches across jurisdictions...
  15. ncbi Quantitative assessment of the benefits of specific information technologies applied to clinical studies in developing countries
    William Avilés
    Sustainable Sciences Institute, Managua, Nicaragua
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:311-5. 2008
    ..In addition to specific advantages, these information technologies benefited not only the study itself but numerous routine clinical and laboratory processes in the health center and laboratories of the Nicaraguan Ministry of Health...
  16. ncbi Consumer involvement in the health technology assessment program
    Jane Royle
    The Wessex Institute for Health Research and Development, University of Southampton, UK
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 20:493-7. 2004
    ..This study aims to describe a cycle of development leading to sustainable methods for involving consumers in the management of a program commissioning health technology assessment...
  17. ncbi Mapping the integration of social and ethical issues in health technology assessment
    Pascale Lehoux
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, Branch Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 23:9-16. 2007
    ..However, few concepts or analytic tools have been developed, and because of the complexity of the endeavor and a lack of integration of work already produced, such concepts remain difficult to apply in HTA...
  18. ncbi Has NICE got it right? An international perspective considering the case of Technology Appraisal No. 98 by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
    Michael Schlander
    Institute for Innovation and Valuation in Health Care, Eschborn, Germany
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:951-66. 2008
    ..The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has been widely recognised as setting an international standard for high-quality health technology assessments (HTAs) including economic evaluation...
  19. ncbi Toward fluorescence nanoscopy
    Stefan W Hell
    Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Department of NanoBiophotonics, Am Fassberg 11, 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    Nat Biotechnol 21:1347-55. 2003
    ..Relying on saturated optical transitions, these concepts are limited only by the attainable saturation level. As strong saturation should be feasible at low light intensities, nanoscale imaging with focused light may be closer than ever...
  20. ncbi Evaluation in the design of health information systems: application of approaches emerging from usability engineering
    Andre Kushniruk
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Information Technology Division, York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, Ont, Canada M3J 1P3
    Comput Biol Med 32:141-9. 2002
    ..Implications for future work exploring the integration of design and evaluation processes in health informatics are discussed...
  21. ncbi Bad health informatics can kill--is evaluation the answer?
    E Ammenwerth
    Methods Inf Med 44:1-3. 2005
    ..However, there are also hazards associated with ICT in health care. We want to present an overview of typical hazards associated with ICT in health care, and to discuss how ICT evaluation can be a solution...
  22. ncbi Medical informatics in the intensive care unit: overview of technology assessment
    Neill Adhikari
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    J Crit Care 18:41-7. 2003
    ..Although studies of these applications in the ICU setting are increasing, there are currently very few published randomized trials...
  23. pmc Priority setting for new technologies in medicine: qualitative case study
    P A Singer
    University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 1L4
    BMJ 321:1316-8. 2000
    ..To describe priority setting for new technologies in medicine...
  24. ncbi Toward a procedure for integrating moral issues in health technology assessment
    Bjørn Hofmann
    University of Oslo, Blindern, N 0318, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 21:312-8. 2005
    ..Therefore, there is a need for a procedure for integrating moral issues in HTA...
  25. ncbi Selection of new health technologies for assessment aimed at informing decision making: A survey among horizon scanning systems
    Karla Douw
    Department of Health Economics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense C, Denmark
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 22:177-83. 2006
    ..An important, but as yet undocumented, determinant of the potential value for decision making of these so-called horizon scanning systems (HSSs) is how the most significant health technologies are selected...
  26. ncbi Depiction of low-contrast detail in digital radiography: comparison of powder- and needle-structured storage phosphor systems
    Markus Korner
    Department of Clinical Radiology Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Germany
    Invest Radiol 41:593-9. 2006
    ..We sought to evaluate the low-contrast performance of a newly developed needle image plate/line scanner (NIP) computed radiography system in comparison with a standard powder image plate/flying-spot scanner (PIP) system...
  27. ncbi Differences between systematic reviews and health technology assessments: a trade-off between the ideals of scientific rigor and the realities of policy making
    Dalia Rotstein
    Institute for Evaluative Sciences, University of Toronto, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 20:177-83. 2004
    ..To elucidate important differences between a health technology assessment (HTA) and a systematic review, using an HTA of positron emission tomography (PET) as an example...
  28. ncbi Confronting the "gray zones" of technology assessment: evaluating genetic testing services for public insurance coverage in Canada
    Mita Giacomini
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 19:301-16. 2003
    ..The third domain addresses the need to make decisions under uncertainty and to respond to "gray" evaluations with conditional-coverage decisions. The evaluation criteria should be applied within sound decision-making processes...
  29. ncbi Contrast-detail evaluation and dose assessment of eight digital chest radiography systems in clinical practice
    Wouter J H Veldkamp
    Department of Radiology, C2S, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 16:333-41. 2006
    ..003). Calculated effective dose varied between 0.010 mSv and 0.032 mSv. Significant differences in contrast-detail performance and effective dose levels were found between different digital chest radiography systems in clinical practice...
  30. pmc Economic evaluation and randomised controlled trial of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: UK collaborative trial. The Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Economics Working Group
    T E Roberts
    Health Economics Facility, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2RT
    BMJ 317:911-5; discussion 915-6. 1998
    ..To compare the resource implications and short term outcomes of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and conventional management for term babies with severe respiratory failure...
  31. ncbi Study design for the new millennium: changing how we perform research and practice medicine
    Jeffrey G Jarvik
    Radiology 222:593-4. 2002
  32. ncbi A network approach for distinguishing ethical issues in research and development
    Sjoerd D Zwart
    Delft University of Technology, Department of Philosophy, School of Technology, Policy and Management, PO Box 5015, 2600 GA Delft, The Netherlands
    Sci Eng Ethics 12:663-84. 2006
    ..The abandoning of the overarching rationality assumption, which is central to network approaches, does not have to lead to ethical relativism...
  33. ncbi Fundamental imaging characteristics of a slot-scan digital chest radiographic system
    Ehsan Samei
    Digital Imaging Research Division, Department of Radiology, Duke University, DUMC 3302, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Med Phys 31:2687-98. 2004
    ..43 in the mediastinum. The findings indicated that the slot-scan design provides marked scatter reduction leading to high effective DQE (DQEeff) of the system and reduced patient dose required to achieve high image quality...
  34. pmc CESAR: conventional ventilatory support vs extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe adult respiratory failure
    Giles J Peek
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Groby Road, Leicester, LE3 9QP, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:163. 2006
    ....
  35. ncbi The development of health technology assessment
    David Banta
    Health Policy 63:121-32. 2003
    ..Most recently, HTA has been highlighted by health policy documents from the European Commission. It seems likely that HTA will in the future be institutionalised in some form as part of EU activities...
  36. ncbi A consumer involvement model for health technology assessment in Canada
    Jayne Pivik
    University of Ottawa, 2135 Indian Creek Road, Limoges, Ont, Canada K0A 2M0
    Health Policy 69:253-68. 2004
    ..Canadian health consumer groups representing the largest disease or illness conditions reported a desire for involvement in HTA and provided feedback on mechanisms for facilitating their involvement...
  37. ncbi End-user involvement in health technology assessment (HTA) development: a way to increase impact
    Maurice McGregor
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, McGill University and McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 21:263-7. 2005
    ..A mechanism to increase the influence of Health Technology Assessments (HTAs) on hospital policy decisions was developed...
  38. ncbi Information systems evaluation and subjectivity
    F Gremy
    Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
    Int J Med Inform 56:13-23. 1999
    ..This paper claims that, when evaluation of information systems is at stake, it is impossible in most cases to discard human subjectivity in the same way that one cannot discard quality of life when a therapeutic strategy is to be evaluated...
  39. ncbi A new health technology: where is the consensus on a clinically worthwhile benefit?
    B Foot
    The Royal College of Ophthalmologists London, UK
    Eye (Lond) 16:469-71. 2002
    ..Uncertainty exists regarding the value of photodynamic therapy in the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration. We ascertained the availability of this treatment and the information used to inform clinical policy...
  40. ncbi Synergy between medical informatics and bioinformatics: facilitating genomic medicine for future health care
    F Martin-Sanchez
    Institute of Health Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
    J Biomed Inform 37:30-42. 2004
    ..In recognition of the dynamic nature of BMI, institutions such as the EC have launched several initiatives in support of a research agenda, including the BIOINFOMED study...
  41. ncbi Providing information on emerging health technologies to provincial decision makers: a pilot project
    D Hailey
    Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research, 3125 Manulife Place, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 3S4, Canada
    Health Policy 58:15-26. 2001
    ..Necessary machinery within policy areas and communication with the HTA process appear to be in need of development...
  42. ncbi Indications, outcomes, and provider volumes for carotid endarterectomy
    R D Cebul
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute for Public Health Sciences, Case Western Reserve University at MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    JAMA 279:1282-7. 1998
    ..While trials have demonstrated that carotid endarterectomy is superior to best medical therapy, most recently among asymptomatic patients, uses and outcomes of the procedure in more representative settings have not been established...
  43. ncbi Increasing use of a new health technology during the wait for NICE guidance: findings from the third national tracker survey of photodynamic therapy
    Barny Foot
    The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London
    J Public Health (Oxf) 26:52-5. 2004
    ..Over three annual tracker surveys, we describe trends in the provision of PDT in the NHS and potential difficulties in the implementation of NICE guidance...
  44. ncbi Past and future application of solid-state detectors in manned spaceflight
    Guenther Reitz
    German Aerospace Center, 51147 Koeln, Germany
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 120:387-96. 2006
    ..Both, OSL and superheated drop detectors are candidates for personal dosimetry systems. The article will summarise past results, and results of measurements performed recently on the ISS, and conclude with future aspects...
  45. ncbi A primer on economic evaluations related to expansion of newborn screening for genetic and metabolic disorders
    Heddy Bishop Hubbard
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Bethesda, MD 20850, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 35:692-9. 2006
    ..In addition, various types of economic evaluations are defined, and a number of economic studies are explored...
  46. ncbi Evidence, appropriateness, and technology assessment in cardiology: a case study of computed tomography
    Rita F Redberg
    Division of Cardiology at the University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:86-95. 2007
    ..This paper examines cardiac computed tomography angiography as a case study; it proposes procedures designed to ensure that the benefits of new technologies justify their costs...
  47. ncbi MR guided focused ultrasound: technical acceptance measures for a clinical system
    K R Gorny
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Phys Med Biol 51:3155-73. 2006
    ..The data presented could be used for comparison by those conducting acceptance tests on other clinical MRgFUS systems...
  48. ncbi Striking a balance on new technology. Cost-effectiveness analysis can help sort out emerging health care technologies, but what are the consequences for continued medical innovation?
    Tomas J Philipson
    University of Chicago, USA
    AHIP Cover 47:29, 31, 33. 2006
  49. ncbi Getting a return on investment from spending capital dollars on new beds
    Patsy A Hardy
    St Joseph s Hospital, Parkersburg, West Virginia, USA
    J Healthc Manag 49:199-205. 2004
    ..Changing my position and perspective was rewarding. The persistence of the CNO and the involvement of the employees made the experience gratifying on a personal level as well...
  50. ncbi [V.a.C.(R) therapy: economic issues of the health care market]
    G Neubauer
    IfG Institut für Gesundheitsökonomik, Munchen
    Zentralbl Chir 129:S122-4. 2004
  51. pmc The role of quantitative policy analysis in HIV prevention technology transfer
    David R Holtgrave
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Department of Behavioral Science and Health Education, Center for AIDS Research, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:19-22. 2004
  52. ncbi A fast online hit verification method for the single ion hit system at GSI
    G Du
    Gesellschaft fur Schwerionenforschung GSI, Planckstrasse 1, 64291 Darmstadt, Germany
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 122:320-2. 2006
    ..Therefore, we have developed a fast online hit verification method that measures the targeting accuracy electronically with a spatial resolution of +/-1 microm before cell irradiation takes place...
  53. pmc Interventional suite and equipment management: cradle to grave
    Keith J Strauss
    Radiology Physics and Engineering, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115 5737, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 36:221-36. 2006
    ..A planned periodic maintenance program can identify and eliminate problems with the imaging device before these problems negatively impact patient care...
  54. ncbi Performance evaluation of the microPET focus: a third-generation microPET scanner dedicated to animal imaging
    Yuan Chuan Tai
    Department of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
    J Nucl Med 46:455-63. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the basic performance of the scanner and compared it with the Primate (P4) and Rodent (R4) models...
  55. ncbi Hip protectors efficacy and barriers to adoption to prevent fall-related injuries in older adults: findings and recommendations from an international workgroup
    Jonathan Howland
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02116, USA
    J Safety Res 37:421-4. 2006
    ..Plans are already underway for a second international conference in Europe to follow-up these recommendations and develop strategies for implementation...
  56. ncbi Individual neutron monitoring in workplaces with mixed neutron/photon radiation
    T Bolognese-Milsztajn
    Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire, F 92265 Fontenay aux Roses, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 110:753-8. 2004
    ....
  57. ncbi Technology assessment and knowledge brokering: the case of assisted reproduction in The Netherlands
    Jessika van Kammen
    Netherlands Organisation for Research and Development ZonMw, The Hague
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 22:302-6. 2006
    ..In this article, we report our experience with knowledge brokering to foster evidence-informed policy making on cost-effective treatment and reimbursement of assisted reproduction in The Netherlands...
  58. ncbi Current problems and expected improvements in personal neutron dosimetry
    Joseph C McDonald
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA 99352, USA
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 110:743-5. 2004
    ..The quantities and units used to express neutron dose equivalent are being improved and clarified. Therefore, it is expected that a number of remaining difficulties with neutron dosimetry will be mitigated...
  59. ncbi Prospective comparison of 3 gamma-probes for sentinel lymph node detection in 200 breast cancer patients
    Jean Marc Classe
    Department of Oncological Surgery, Rene Gauducheau Cancer Center, Saint Herblain, France
    J Nucl Med 46:395-9. 2005
    ..Several gamma-probes are commercially available, each with its own properties. The clinical impact of the type of gamma-probe used for ASLN radiodetection remains to be evaluated...
  60. ncbi Hardness ratios of different neutron spectra
    L Tommasino
    National Agency for Environmental Protection and Technical Services, APAT, Via V Brancati 48, Rome, Italy
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 110:227-31. 2004
    ....
  61. ncbi Development of a portable high-energy neutron spectrometer
    Thomas D McLean
    Los Alamos National Laboratory, HSR 4, PO Box 1663, MS J 573, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 110:219-22. 2004
    ..Preliminary experimental data are presented, and the importance of validating MCNPX-generated response functions is discussed. A brief discussion on future work follows...
  62. ncbi Present status of the personal neutron dosemeter based on direct ion storage
    A Fiechtner
    Paul Scherrer Institut, CH 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 110:213-7. 2004
    ..Irradiations in real workplaces were also performed. The dependence of the neutron response on the angle of incidence was measured for different neutron sources...
  63. ncbi New x-ray tube performance in computed tomography by introducing the rotating envelope tube technology
    Peter Schardt
    Siemens Medical Solutions, Vacuum Technology, Erlangen, Germany
    Med Phys 31:2699-706. 2004
    ..Experience from a large clinical trial is reported and possible ways for future developments are discussed...
  64. ncbi Numerical and experimental results of the operational neutron dosemeter 'Saphydose-N'
    T Lahaye
    Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety, BP 17, 92262 Fontenay aux Roses, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 110:201-6. 2004
    ..The study showed that Saphydose-N complies with the recommendations of standard IEC 1323 and can be used at any workplace with no previous knowledge of the neutron field characteristics...
  65. ncbi The Australian government's review of positron emission tomography: evidence-based policy decision-making in action
    Nat P Lenzo
    Med J Aust 181:516-7; author reply 517-8. 2004
  66. ncbi Passive detectors for neutron personal dosimetry: state of the art
    FRANCESCO D'ERRICO
    Departments of Therapeutic Radiology and Biomedical Engineering, Yale University, P O Box 208040, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 110:195-200. 2004
    ..This work reviews the developments in the field of passive neutron dosimetry emerged since the previous Neutron Dosimetry Symposium, reporting on the current status of the subject and indicating the direction of ongoing research...
  67. ncbi [Three-dimensional confocal laser scanning microscopy of the corneal nerve structure]
    O Stachs
    Augenklinik der Universität Rostock, Medizinische Facultät, Doberaner Strasse 140, 18055 Rostock
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 223:583-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was the evaluation of a technology for in vivo visualization of distribution and morphology of corneal nerves by means of 3D confocal laser scanning microscopy (3D-CLSM)...
  68. ncbi Advanced passive detectors for neutron dosimetry and spectrometry
    L Tommasino
    National Agency for Environmental Protection and Technical Services, APAT, Via V Brancati 48, Rome, Italy
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 110:183-6. 2004
    ..Applications of these detectors for the cosmic ray neutron dosimetry and/or spectrometry will be mentioned...
  69. ncbi Electronic personal dosemeters: the solution to problems of individual monitoring in mixed neutron/photon fields?
    M Luszik-Bhadra
    Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt, Bundesallee 100, D 38116 Braunschweig, Germany
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 110:747-52. 2004
    ..This includes chiefly the personal dose equivalent Hp(10) response for monoenergetic neutrons and in practical fields with broad energy distributions and estimations of the low dose limit for neutrons...
  70. ncbi The Wingate anaerobic test's past and future and the compatibility of mechanically versus electro-magnetically braked cycle-ergometers
    Raffy Dotan
    Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, ON, Canada
    Eur J Appl Physiol 98:113-6. 2006
    ..The present communication reviews and analyzes the deviations from WAnT's optimal use and proposes amendments that could make it a more valid, reliable, and a universally useful test...
  71. ncbi Development of an evidence-based specialty support surface decision tool
    Susan Wall
    Patient Care Administration, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Capital Health, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Ostomy Wound Manage 51:80-6. 2005
    ....
  72. ncbi On the assessment of the performance of personal dosemeters and individual monitoring services
    J W E Van Dijk
    NRG Radiation and Environment, PO Box 3094, 6800 ES Arnhem, The Netherlands
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 120:250-8. 2006
    ..An attempt is made to contribute to some convergence of recommendations and requirements on aspects of dosimetric performance...
  73. ncbi The fully automatic external cardioverter defibrillator: reality of a new meaningful scenario for in-hospital cardiac arrests
    Antoni Martinez-Rubio
    Hospital de Sabadell, Department of Cardiology, Fund Universitaria Parc Taulí, Parc Tauli s n, E 08208 Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain
    Expert Rev Med Devices 2:33-9. 2005
    ..The safety and efficacy of the device has been demonstrated in multicenter US and European trials. Thus, this device allows a new scenario which may increase survival and enables meaningful redistribution of health resources...
  74. pmc Ethical analysis to improve decision-making on health technologies
    Samuli I Saarni
    Finnish Office for Health Technology Assessment, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Bull World Health Organ 86:617-23. 2008
    ..Integrating ethical considerations into HTA can improve the relevance of technology assessments for health care and health policy in both developed and developing countries...
  75. ncbi Development of ultrasound tomography for breast imaging: technical assessment
    Nebojsa Duric
    Karmanos Cancer Institute, 110 East Warren, Hudson Weber Building, Suite 504, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    Med Phys 32:1375-86. 2005
    ..iv) Ultrasound tomography has the potential to improve diagnostic imaging in relation to breast cancer detection...
  76. ncbi Fluorescence fibre-optic confocal microscopy of skin in vivo: microscope and fluorophores
    Christian Suihko
    Department of Dermatology, Linkoping University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    Skin Res Technol 11:254-67. 2005
    ..Fibre-optic confocal imaging in vivo is a new approach in the assessment of human skin. The objective is to describe a novel instrument and its operation and use in combination with fluorophores...
  77. ncbi [On the way to isotopic spatial resolution: technical principles and applications of 16-slice CT]
    T Flohr
    Computed Tomography, Siemens Medical Solutions, Forchheim
    Radiologe 45:608-17. 2005
    ..16-slice CT-systems have the potential to cover even large scan ranges with sub-millimeter slices at considerably reduced examination times, thus approaching the goal of routine isotropic imaging...
  78. ncbi Contrast-enhanced endoscopic ultrasound with low mechanical index: a new technique
    C F Dietrich
    Innere Medizin 2, Caritaskrankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
    Z Gastroenterol 43:1219-23. 2005
    ..We now report on the first use of contrast-enhanced, low mechanical index, real-time endoscopic ultrasound (CELMI-EUS) in six patients using prototype technology...
  79. ncbi Clinical laboratory equipment
    Robert M Dondelinger
    U S Military Entrance Processing Command, North Chicago, IL, USA
    Biomed Instrum Technol 39:288-91. 2005
  80. ncbi Scintillation crystal or semiconductor gamma-probes: an open debate
    Carole Mathelin
    J Nucl Med 47:373; author reply 373-4. 2006
  81. ncbi Plastic scintillation dosimetry: optimal selection of scintillating fibers and scintillators
    Louis Archambault
    Département de Radio Oncologie et Centre de Recherche en Cancérologie, Hotel Dieu de Quebec, 11 Cote du Palais, Quebec, Quebec GIR 2J6, Canada
    Med Phys 32:2271-8. 2005
    ..With augmentation of the signal-to-noise ratio in consideration, this paper presents a series of comparisons that should provide insight into selection of a scintillator type and volume for development of a medical dosimeter...
  82. ncbi Evaluating technology for clinical practice
    Gavin D Leslie
    Aust Crit Care 19:83-4. 2006
  83. ncbi Development of electronic textiles to support networks, communications, and medical applications in future U.S. military protective clothing systems
    Carole A Winterhalter
    IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed 9:402-6. 2005
    ..Military products developed include components of a personal area network providing data and power transport, and a body-borne antenna integrated into a load-bearing vest...
  84. ncbi Diagnostic ultrasound
    Robert Dondelinger
    U S Military Entrance Processing Command, Chicago, IL, USA
    Biomed Instrum Technol 40:39-44. 2006
  85. ncbi Segmented crystalline scintillators: an initial investigation of high quantum efficiency detectors for megavoltage x-ray imaging
    Amit Sawant
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Med Phys 32:3067-83. 2005
    ....
  86. ncbi Cardiac assist devices: present status and future opportunities
    Daniel Loisance
    Hospital Henri Mondor, Service de Chirurgie Thoracique et Cardiovasculaire, 51 Avenue du Marechal de Lattre de Tassigny, 94010 Creteil Cedex, France
    Expert Rev Med Devices 1:43-8. 2004
    ..In a few pioneering centers, their efficacy has been demonstrated in selected groups of patients. This experience enables assessment of the state-of-the-art devices and prediction of likely future developments...
  87. ncbi Engineering with uncertainty: monitoring air bag performance
    Jameson M Wetmore
    School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 4401, USA
    Sci Eng Ethics 14:201-18. 2008
    ..Not only can monitoring help engineers identify problems that surface in the field, it can also assist them in their efforts to mobilize resources to resolve problem...
  88. pmc Who is responsible for evaluating the safety and effectiveness of medical devices? The role of independent technology assessment
    Mitchell D Feldman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0320, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:57-63. 2008
    ..Although thousands of drugs obtain approval only after review in randomized controlled trials, relatively few new medical devices are subject to comparable scrutiny...
  89. ncbi Challenges ahead for federal technology assessment
    Peter J Neumann
    Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w150-2. 2007
    ..Efforts are also needed to prioritize research, to communicate it to decision-makers, to involve stakeholders in the process, and to include cost-effectiveness information...
  90. ncbi Price of isotropy in multidetector CT
    Neal C Dalrymple
    Department of Radiology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Mail Code 7800, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Radiographics 27:49-62. 2007
    ..This understanding, in turn, may help balance the need for diagnostic image quality against the concern for patient safety...
  91. ncbi Development of the IFJ single ion hit facility for cell irradiation
    O Veselov
    Institute of Nuclear Physics PAN, Radzikowskiego 152, 31 342 Cracow, Poland
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 122:316-9. 2006
    ..This work presents some of the crucial features of the off-line and on-line optical systems, including self-developed software responsible for automatic cell recognition...
  92. ncbi Development of a nanotechnology based low-LET multi-microbeam array single cell irradiation system
    S Chang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 122:323-6. 2006
    ..This poster reports our preliminary results in the initial stage of the CNT multipixel microbeam array development-prototype single pixel CNT microbeam device development...
  93. ncbi Passive markers for ultrasound tracking of surgical instruments
    Jeffrey Stoll
    Boston University, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 8:41-8. 2005
    ..Marker design, measurement techniques and error analysis are presented. Experimentally determined in-vitro measurement errors of 0.22 mm in position and 0.089 rad in orientation were obtained using a standard ultrasound imaging system...
  94. ncbi Health care technology adoption and diffusion in a social context
    Peter C Coyte
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 8:47-54. 2007
    ....
  95. ncbi Reflections on science, judgment, and value in evidence-based decision making: a conversation with David Eddy by Sean R. Tunis
    David Eddy
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w500-15. 2007
    ....
  96. ncbi A device for in vivo measurements of quantitative ultrasound variables at the human proximal femur
    Reinhard Barkmann
    Medizinische Physik, Diagnostische Radiologie, Universitatsklinikum Schleswig Holstein, Kiel, Germany
    IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 55:1197-204. 2008
    ..Further improvements can be expected by refinement of the scanning technique and data evaluation method to enhance the potential of the new method for the estimation of bone strength...
  97. ncbi Evidence on the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of vertebroplasty: A review of policy makers' responses
    William Hollingworth
    Department of Radiology, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Box 359960, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Acad Radiol 13:550-5. 2006
    ..Policy makers' reimbursement decisions for vertebroplasty and their options when faced with imperfect evidence are discussed...
  98. ncbi Theories of TL systems: failures, successes, conflicts, trends: insights into possible future materials and techniques
    Y S Horowitz
    Physics Department, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 119:124-9. 2006
    ..Failures, successes, conflicts and trends are highlighted as well as a peek into future avenues of research for dosimetric TL materials...
  99. ncbi Life-cycle management: a long-term challenge
    Chris Newman
    Advanced Input Devices, Coeur d Alene, Idaho, USA
    Med Device Technol 14:32-3. 2003
    ..This article describes some approaches to tackling the challenge...
  100. ncbi Health technology assessment: history and demand
    Andrew Stevens
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT
    J Public Health Med 25:98-101. 2003
    ..We can be sure that HTA is here to stay...
  101. ncbi The right choice: extremity dosemeter for different radiation fields
    N Brasik
    ARC Seibersdorf Research GmbH, 2444 Seibersdorf, Austria
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 125:331-4. 2007
    ..Experiments showed a satisfactory sensitivity for the thinner dosemeter (TLD 700H) for detecting beta radiation at protection levels and a good energy response...

Research Grants62

  1. REPRODUCTIVE EPIDEMIOLOGY TRAINING GRANT
    Kurt T Barnhart; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  2. Chronic disease clinical epidemiology training in guatemala and peru
    Charles C Branas; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  3. Emory-GA Tech Nanotechnology Center for Personalized an*
    Shuming Nie; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  4. Clinical Pharmacoepidemiology Training Grant
    SEAN P HENNESSY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., clinical trials, case-control, cohort research, etc.);and the faculties'commitment to collaborative research and training, combine to provide an ideal environment for this program. ..
  5. CLINICAL RESEARCH TRAINING IN KIDNEY DISEASE
    Harold I Feldman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., clinical trials, case-control, cohort research, etc.);and the faculties'commitment to collaborative research and training combine to provide an ideal environment for this training program. ..
  6. Cardiology and Pulmonary Clinical Research Training Program
    Stephen E Kimmel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Finally, Penn and the Perelman School of Medicine promote an academic environment in which basic and clinical research are encouraged and viewed as attractive career paths for physicians. (End of Abstract) ..
  7. Reproductive Epidemiology Training Program at Washington University in St. Louis
    George A Macones; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..faculties'commitment to collaborative research and training, and a newly renovated Division of Clinical Research, combine to provide an ideal environment for this proposed training program. ..
  8. Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Training Grant
    Ebbing Lautenbach; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  9. CANCER CLINICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY TRAINING GRANT
    Harold I Feldman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Finally, Penn and the School of Medicine promote an academic environment in which basic and clinical research are encouraged and viewed as attractive career paths for physicians. ..
  10. Feasibility of Multipinhole SPECT for Prostate Imaging
    HOWARD CARL GIFFORD; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Among the potential benefits of this study are better identification of patients who would benefit from a particular therapy, improved response to therapy and cost-effective diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. ..
  11. The Epidemiology of Postpartum Depression and Associated Childhood Outcomes.
    MICHAEL EVAN SILVERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  12. Neurologic Clinical Epidemiology Training Grant
    BRIAN LESLIE STROM; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Finally, Penn and the PSOM promote an academic environment in which basic and clinical research are encouraged and viewed as attractive career paths for physicians. ..
  13. Acquisition for Illumina HiSeq 2500
    George S Grills; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The instrument will facilitate a broad range of current and future NIH funded projects at Cornell University. ..
  14. Applications of Multi-Criteria Optimization (AMCO) to Cancer Simulation Modeling
    Chung Kong; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: This research is relevant to public health because it improves the accuracy of simulation models for cancer screening policy prediction and planning. ..
  15. Injury and Trauma Research Training for Guatemala
    Charles C Branas; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Post-doctoral fellowship in comparative effectiveness research
    David Edelman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The idea that any form of research worth doing is worth training scientists to do it properly, holds for CER. This training grant will improve the health care of Americans by training outstanding investigators in a critical new field. ..
  17. A Comprehensive Probabilistic-Micro-Simulation Model to Assess Cost-Effectiveness
    Anirban Basu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  18. AHRQ National Research Service Award Institutional Research Training Grant
    David Edelman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  19. Optical Technologies and Molecular Imaging for Cervical Neoplasia
    Michele Follen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. TRAINING PROGRAM IN HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH
    Douglas K Owens; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We request support for five postdoctoral trainees, who are expected to receive three years of support, and to obtain either a doctoral or master's degree in a field related to health care research. ..
  21. 25th Annual Workshop on Magnetic Resonance Angiography
    Yi Wang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..3) Educate young scientists (students, postdocs, and junior investigators) and scientists with different backgrounds on the fundamentals and state-of-the-art developments in MRA technology. ..
  22. The ELSI Program: Evidence of Policy Impact
    DEBRA JH MATHEWS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., genetic testing, genetic counseling and health insurance). ..
  23. CLINICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY TRAINING IN GASTROENTEROLOGY
    James D Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., clinical trils, case-control, cohort research, etc.);and the faculties'commitment to collaborative research and training combine to provide an ideal environment for this training program. ..
  24. Vanderbilt Proteome Characterization Center
    Daniel C Liebler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Vanderbilt PCC brings to the CPTC network a fully integrated program with expertise in all of the critical areas specified by the RFA. ..
  25. ECRI Institute Technology Assessment Policy Conference 2009
    JEFFREY LERNER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..They should be seen as three parts of an effort to provide a fuller understanding of key issues in comparative effectiveness for policymakers and practitioners in the public and private sectors. ..
  26. COBRE Transitional Center in Neuroscience
    George A Spirou; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Pilot projects are designed to forge new types of scientific collaborations to study these topics. ..
  27. Clinical Proteomic Technology Assessment for Cancer
    Daniel C Liebler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will work with the NCI and members of the CPTAC to develop well defined and comprehensively characterized sets of standard/reference materials, reagents, and bioinformatics tools to serve as resources for the research community. ..
  28. Training Effects on Observer Operating Points in Technology Assessment Studies
    Christiane M Hakim; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..An actual example that resulted in the delay of approving a new technology by more than two years because of a "clinically undesirable" shift in operating points demonstrates directly the importance of this study. ..
  29. NEW ENGLAND PEDIATRIC DEVICE CONSORTIUM
    Richard M Greenwald; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  30. EVALULATION OF PRENATAL TESTS FOR CHROMOSOMAL DISORDERS
    A Washington; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The information generated and the analyses performed during this investigation will provide the necessary groundwork for the development and implementation of preference-based clinical guidelines for the use of prenatal diagnostics...
  31. EARLY DETERMINATION OF STROKE SUBTYPE: CT ANGIOGRAPHY
    Scott Kasner; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This approach will, for the first time, formally evaluate CTA as a tool for early stroke diagnosis and selection of patients with specific stroke mechanisms for specific mechanism-directed stroke therapies. ..
  32. Identification and Treatment Of Unstable Plaque with OCT
    Mark Brezinski; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition, we will in parallel attempt to further improve the rabbit hemorrhagic plaque model by inducing angiogenesis, the factor which may ultimately be the trigger of many plaque ruptures. ..
  33. MULTIPURPOSE ARTHRITIS & MUSCULOSKELETAL DISEASES CENTER
    MATTHEW LIANG; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  34. Prediciting Severe Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia
    Ron Keren; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  35. TURP VS OPEN PROSTATECTOMY OR NONOPERATIVE TREATMENTS
    ABRAHAM COCKETT; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ....
  36. Examining Disparities in Child Dental Medicaid
    Jessica Lee; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will also examine quality performance measures as established by the NCQA expert panel. ..
  37. QUALITY OF LIFE IN HIV+ AND PRIMARY CARE PATIENTS
    Joel Tsevat; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ....
  38. COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS OF HEART DISEASE RESEARCH
    Deborah Lubeck; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Finally, strategies for evaluating and implementing assessments of future medical innovations will be drawn from the data gathered and presented in this study. ..
  39. Minimally Invasive Surgical Therapies Treatment Consort*
    Claus Roehrborn; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The MIST Study Group will be a blueprint for a technology assessment group applicable to other areas of urology and other medical or surgical subspecialties. ..
  40. COBRE Transitional Center in Neuroscience
    George A Spirou; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Several core facilities are unique in our state, and support basic and translational research. ..
  41. Clinical Suspicion of TB: A Technology Assessment Tool
    Antonino Catanzaro; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It will help define the role of serologic testing in the diagnosis of PTB. ..
  42. Outpatient Prescription Errors
    AMANDA KENNEDY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Additionally, she will work closely with experienced investigators in the fields of Outcomes Research, Technology Assessment, and Human Factors Research. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  43. Clinical Decision Making in Low Back Pain
    Jon Lurie; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..To develop decision analytic models for specific patient subgroups, which also accommodate individual patient preference and quality of life data, for the purpose of identifying optimal treatment strategies. ..
  44. Translation of Rehabilitation Engineering Advances and Technology (TREAT)
    Jon D Lurie; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  45. EMPHYSEMA: OUTCOMES AND TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT
    Roger Yusen; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This research plan promotes the development of methods for assessing and understanding the role of new technologies and therapeutic interventions in patients with emphysema. ..
  46. DEVELOPMENT OF A SUSPENSION CELL CULTURE CORROSION TEST
    LINDA LUCAS; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The development of this test system will allow for the investigation of some of these questions...
  47. MICRO-FOUNDATIONS OF MACRO-VARIATIONS IN MEDICAL XCARE
    Charles Phelps; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ....
  48. Effects of WIC on Child Medicaid Dental Use and Costs
    Jessica Lee; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This proposed study will explore an entirely new aspect of Medicaid utilization, the role of WIC and its partnership to help increase oral health access for young Medicaid children. ..
  49. GERIATRIC CLINICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY TRAINING GRANT
    STEVEN HALBERT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., clinical trials, case control, cohort research, etc.), and the faculties' commitment to collaborative research. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  50. MULTIDIMENSIONAL TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT OF PTCA
    Daniel Mark; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ....
  51. ISTAHC 2001 ANNUAL MEETING
    JOEL NOBEL; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Post- conference activities will be held at ECRI's research campus in Plymouth Meeting, PA, on June 7 and 8, 2001. ..
  52. ASSESSMENT OF REVASCULARIZATION TECHNOLOGY USING QA DATA
    Arthur Hartz; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..The study should help clarify some of the advantages and disadvantages of technology assessment using data collected for the purpose of monitoring quality of care...
  53. Assessment of Variance Structure in ROC Studies
    David Gur; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..e., those that are the less demanding of the expensive resources of gathering patient cases and expanding radiologists reading time. ..
  54. LEGAL & ETHICAL ISSUES RAISED BY THE GENOME PROJECT
    Mark Rothstein; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The proposed project would further these goals through professional and scholarly interaction, public education, and the preparation of valuable documents...
  55. CONTROL INTERFACE ASSESSMENT SYSTEM
    Cindy George; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..A second benefit of perhaps greater value is the capability to simulate a wide array of expensive, highly specialized control interface devices prior to a decision to acquire any particular one...
  56. NATIONAL RESEARCH DEMONSTRATION CENTER IN TRANSFUSION
    Sherrill Slichter; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ....
  57. MATERNITY CARE: SCIENCE, GUIDELINES, MEDICAL PRACTICE
    RUTH HANFT; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Proceedings will be prepared and disturbed. A press conference will be scheduled for the end of the conference...
  58. ISTAHC 6TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT
    STANLEY REISER; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..All of the sessions are of direct relevance to governmental and non governmental activities in the US. There will be a post conference course in technology assessment. This is the second such course sponsored by the Society...
  59. Audit of PET Scanning in Known and Suspected Cancer Pat*
    BRUCE HILLNER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  60. CHILD HEALTH IMPACTS OF PARENTAL ALCOHOL USE
    David Salkever; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ....
  61. Improving Match of Person/Assistive Cognitive Technology
    Marcia Scherer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  62. Model--Adopting New Technology from National Registries
    Joachim Roski; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Moreover, a full grant proposal will be developed for the implementation and comprehensive evaluation of such a registry for CAS. The proposed conference date is October 15, 2005. ..