Widgets, gadgets and other health technologies

All health care systems in the world “set priorities and make choices”, but how do we inform policy makers about which health care interventions should be supported or promoted? Increasing use is being made of health technology assessment, which evaluates the safety, effectiveness, and social and ethical implications of different types of health care to guide decisions about health care policy and practice in Australia and elsewhere.

About the Speaker

Janet HillerProfessor Janet Hiller is Professor of Public Health and Deputy Head of the School of Population Health and Clinical Practice. She is Director of Adelaide Health Technology Assessment (AHTA).

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