Berkeley Center for Health Technology (BCHT) conducts research into existing and improved criteria for insurance coverage, provider payment, consumer cost-sharing,and organization and management of biomedical innovation.
BCHT provides academic programs for UC Berkeley graduate students and professional development for health care and life sciences firms.
NEW BOOK by JAMES ROBINSON
PURCHASING MEDICAL INNOVATION:
The Right Technology, for the Right Patient, at the Right Price
Hear the PODCAST of James Robinson's presentation at the Commonwealth Club of California, June 4, 2015.
Innovation in medical technology generates a remarkable supply of new drugs, devices, and diagnostics that improve health, reduce risks, and extend life. But these technologies are too often used on the wrong patient, in the wrong setting, or at an unaffordable price.
This book describes the strengths and deficiencies of the current system of purchasing and highlights opportunities ... read more
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