Improving Consensus Development for Health Technology Assessment: An International Perspective
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176 pages | 6 x 9
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ISBN: 978-0-309-04239-0
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Front Matter i-xii
Introduction 1-6
Sponsorship and Role of Consensus Development Programs within National Health Care Systems 7-17
Topic and Scope of Consensus Development Conferences: Criteria and Approach for Selection of Topics and Properties for Assessment 18-22
Documentation and Use of Evidence in the Consensus Conference Process 23-31
Format and Conduct of Consensus Development Conferences: A Multination Comparison 32-68
Dissemination and Impact of Consensus Development Statements 69-86
Profile of a Consensus Development Program in Canada: The Canadian Task Force on the Periodic Health Examination 87-92
Profile of a Consensus Development Program in Canada: The Canadian Research Group 93-95
Profile of a Consensus Development Program in Denmark: The Danish Medical Research Council and The Danish Hospital Institute 96-101
Profile of a Consensus Development Program in Finland: The Medical Research Council of The Academy of Finland 102-109
Profile of a Consensus Development Program in The Netherlands: National Organization for Quality Assurance in Hospitals 110-117
Profile of a Consensus Development Program in Norway: The Norwegian Institute for Hospital Research and The National Research Council 118-124
Profile of a Consensus Development Program in Sweden: The Swedish Medical Research Council and The Swedish Planning and Rationalization Institute for the Health and Social Services 125-130
Profile of a Consensus Development Program in the United Kingdom: The King's Fund Forum 131-136
Profile of a Consensus Development Program in the United States: The National Institutes of Health Office of Medical Applications of Research 137-146
Recommendations for Strengthening Consensus Development for Assessing Health Technologies 147-154
International Consensus Development Bibliography 155-160
List of Authors 161-164
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National Research Council. Improving Consensus Development for Health Technology Assessment: An International Perspective. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1990.

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