Washington State Health Care Authority - Health Technology Assessment

Alternate name: 
Washington State Health Care Authority - Health Technology Assessment
Country: 
United States of America
World area: 
America, North
HTA is an innovative program that determines if health services used by state government are safe and effective. The primary goals are to make: - Health care safer by relying on scientific evidence and a committee of practicing clinicians - Coverage decisions of state agencies more consistent - State purchased health care more cost effective by paying for medical tools and procedures that are proven to work - Coverage decision process more open and inclusive by sharing information, holding public meetings, and publishing decision criteria and outcomes
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Journal Article

Web Article

United States - GHO Country statistics. Vol 2014. Geneva: World Health Organisation (WHO); 2014. Abstract
United States - OECD Countries. Vol 2014. Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD); 2014. Abstract

Report