New medical technologies are often developed and diffused in health care without societal assessments or setting of priorities.
This article discusses the driving forces behind the development of new technologies and asks how women as users and providers of health services can gain influence on the process.
Technologies used in pregnancy and childbirth are discussed to reveal different interests in their development and use and to discuss the role of industry in the development of new medical technologies in general.
Mots-clés Pascal : Equipement biomédical, Génie biomédical, Innovation, Priorité, Stratégie, Industrie, Femme, Homme, Gestation, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Biomedical equipment, Biomedical engineering, Innovation, Priority, Strategy, Industry, Woman, Human, Pregnancy, United States, North America, America
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0502378
Code Inist : 002B24O14. Création : 199501.