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Erschienen in: Journal of Medicine and the Person 2/2013

01.08.2013 | Original Article

Critical reflections on value in medicine

verfasst von: Elizabeth B. Pathak, Sarah Wieten, Benjamin Djulbegovic

Erschienen in: Journal of Medicine and the Person | Ausgabe 2/2013

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Abstract

Major policy initiatives are underway in the United States to improve the quality of medical care through attention to value, which goes beyond quality to incorporate cost-utility or cost-effectiveness. In this brief paper we provide critical reflections on the multiple and contested meanings of value in medicine in historical perspective.
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Metadaten
Titel
Critical reflections on value in medicine
verfasst von
Elizabeth B. Pathak
Sarah Wieten
Benjamin Djulbegovic
Publikationsdatum
01.08.2013
Verlag
Springer Milan
Erschienen in
Journal of Medicine and the Person / Ausgabe 2/2013
Print ISSN: 2035-9411
Elektronische ISSN: 2036-3877
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12682-013-0153-2