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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1982) 6 (4): 718–738.
Published: 01 August 1982
...James M. Brasfield Efficacious but expensive new technology has contributed to the rapid escalation of health care costs. The CT Scanner has become a symbol of the technological imperative. The health planning process at its best has experienced only limited success with this problem. This article...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1982) 7 (1): 125–127.
Published: 01 February 1982
... inflexible regulatory mechanisms. The health planning process tends to freeze in place simplistic models relating health care technology, intervention, and population health status. Checkoway cites data that Sweden has many fewer CAT scanners than the U.S. and yet maintains an overall higher...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1983) 8 (2): 314–319.
Published: 01 April 1983
... inappropriately influence it. The deliberations regarding distribution of x-ray computed tomographic scanners provide a useful illustration of the need for provider involvement in the CON process. Upon introduction of this diagnostic technology into clinical use in 1972, its advantages were...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1983) 8 (3): 480–494.
Published: 01 June 1983
... their programs coincided with a general alarm about the fiscal implications of the rapid diffusion of CAT scanners. A CON official interviewed in Wash- ington State recalled the frustrations of trying to stem the tide: Since 1977, we’ve had a policy statement by the state board of health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1980) 5 (1): 175–181.
Published: 01 February 1980
... information devoted to improvement of the understanding of the interrelationships between the legal and health care delivery systems. EMZ, the British company that pioneered CT scanners, has produced a new piece of diagnostic equipment called the zeumatograph which uses magnetic waves rather than...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1980) 5 (2): 381–386.
Published: 01 April 1980
... al. “Behavior of the Multiproduct Firm: A Model of the Nonprofit Hospital System.” Medical Care 18: 185-201, February 1980. Greenwald, Howard I?, et al. “Transportation or CT Scanners: A Theory and Method of Health Resources Allocation.” Health Services Research 14: 207-19...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1984) 9 (3): 527–529.
Published: 01 June 1984
... remaining 527 528 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law services- CT scanners, coronary artery surgery, diagnostic x-rays, hemodialysis, hip replacement, and total parenteral nutrition-the lower rates were due to budget limits...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1984) 9 (1): 31–40.
Published: 01 February 1984
... types, for example, has added im- mensely to our understanding of the epidemiology of the diseases in question, and eventually led to marked improvements in preventive techniques. Perhaps one of the reasons computerized axial tomography (CAT) scanners have proved so attractive is that they...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1995) 20 (3): 767–781.
Published: 01 June 1995
... Planning 6 : 119 -29. Trajtenberg , M. 1990 . Economic Analysis of Product Innovation: The Case of CT Scanners. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Turner , B. 1986 . Citizenship and Capitalism. London: Allen and Unwin. Wilding , P. 1982 . Professional Power and Social Welfare...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1982) 7 (1): 111–124.
Published: 01 February 1982
... done despite protests by residents. A third hospital developed plans to purchase a whole-body coaxial tomography (CAT) scanner. These plans also received HSA approval, bringing the number of CAT scanners in the local health area to seven, with more being planned. By contrast, the entire...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1977) 2 (3): 427–433.
Published: 01 June 1977
... Technology: Future Policy Directions.” Health and Society 55:25-60, Winter, 1977. Knaus, W. A., et al. “Impact of New Technology: The CT Scanner.” Medical Care 15:533-42, July 1977. Lally, J. J. “Social Determinants of Differential Allocation of Resources to Disease Research: A...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1980) 5 (2): 375–380.
Published: 01 April 1980
...- vices 11 (1974): 138. 5. A. C. Enthoven, “Shattuck Lecture-Cutting Cost Without Cutting the Quality of Care,” New England Journal of Medicine 298 (June 1, 1978): 1229-38. 6. W. A. Knaus, S. A. Schroeder, D. 0. Davis, “Impact of New Technology: The CT Scanner,” Medical Care 15 (July 1977...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1982) 7 (3): 740–744.
Published: 01 June 1982
... services such as use of a CAT scanner from the higher-status institution, Milner notes that most of the inter- organizational linkages are based upon personal rather than organiza- tional factors, and that many of these linkages are characterized by in- equality of status and power. The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1984) 8 (4): 782–800.
Published: 01 August 1984
... a “serious inconvenience, ’ ’ it ranked third, followed closely by sharing of obstetrics/mater- nity departments. Closure of open-heart surgery and cancer therapy units follow in the ranking, while sharing of CAT scanners is viewed with the least amount of concern. By...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1989) 14 (2): 341–365.
Published: 01 April 1989
... numbers of x-rays to be taken, e.g., incentives based on the units of work a radiology department produces. CAT scanners. Comparing CAT scanners per million population between the two countries has been of much less interest than comparing the rate of adoption in the U.S. of CAT scanners and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1987) 12 (1): 113–136.
Published: 01 February 1987
... regional planning for CT scanner diffusion. Brasfield contends that the existing system of planning and certificate- of-need (CON) regulation has been severely hampered by the absence of a proper incentive system, and that competition for funds for capital expenditures would provide the appropriate...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1982) 7 (3): 707–722.
Published: 01 June 1982
... the use of the CT scan suggests that a reliance on the number of scanners per 1000 population as the principal basis for certificate-of-need (CON) decisions, or even as one of many access-to-care indicators, could have a number of unfortunate con- sequences. Opportunities for access to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1977) 2 (2): 257–265.
Published: 01 April 1977
... to be duplicated rather than shared-Doctors’- Crestview and State University Hospital, for example, both have pur- chased CAT scanners. Each of the community hospitals, in competition to attract doctors, is opening a physicians’ office building. However, these vestiges of competition...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1982) 7 (2): 542–558.
Published: 01 April 1982
... planning procedures regulating CAT scanners and other medical tech- nology are simplistic and cannot be expected to improve the general health of the population. The net effect of their response is to question the desirability of consumer participation in health planning. Let me make these...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2004) 29 (4-5): 781–798.
Published: 01 October 2004
... about the birth of the first test- tube baby and the placement of an artificial heart in Barney Clark. Per- haps more relevant to their day-to-day lives, they had seen the invention and widespread dissemination of CAT scanners, soon followed by MRI scanners, both of which were fast becoming standard...