Medical technology assessment in Italy is considered to have had scant impact on policy.
Government has played a limited role in financing evaluative research and increased public funding might therefore be expected to have a positive effect on the contribution that this activity makes to policy.
The choice of arrangements for such funding, however, must take account of the broader institutional context in which these operate.
Intergovernmental relations in any country are inherently difficult due to the fact that the distribution of powers is in general poorly specified and to a tendency for central government to try to impose itself.
Budgetary difficulties may exacerbate the problem.
Mots-clés Pascal : Technologie, Economie santé, Analyse économique, Financement, Gouvernement, Politique sanitaire, Système santé, Italie, Equipement biomédical, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Technology, Health economy, Economic analysis, Financing, Government, Health policy, Health system, Italy, Biomedical equipment, Europe
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0354803
Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 199406.