ID 112147
タイトル別表記
Needs assessment for healthcare technology assessment in Japan
著者
久繁, 哲徳 徳島大学
片山, 貴文 徳島大学
キーワード
healthcare technology assessment
healthcare reform
needs
clinical effectiveness
economic efficiency
資料タイプ
学術雑誌論文
抄録
Objective:
Healthcare technology assessment (HTA) plays an essential role to support decision making in both health policy and clinical practice. To identify needs for HTA among general practitionners in Japan, a questionnaire survey carried out.

Methods:
A questionnaire survey was carried out. The subjects were 42 members of a association of general practitionner at Osaka in Japan. The valid response (rate) was 33 (79%). A questionnaire consisted of two parts. The first part dealt with needs and benefits for HTA. The second part dealt with prioritization of HTA.

Results:
A proportion of respondents who strongly pointed out the need of assessment for clinical effectiveness, efficiency, and ethical problems was 69%, 38%, and 63%, respectively. The most frequently suggested organizations for HTA was medical and dental associations (27%). A high priority was given to medical procedures as a type of healthcare technologies (HTs). Frequently mentioned HTs for HTA were as follows ; gene therapy, cancer chemotherapy, organ tansplantation, cancer screening, minimally invasive therapy, emergency medicine and so on.

Conclusion :
Most general pracititionners in an associations in Osaka, Japan have great concerns for needs of HTA. HTs identified as candidates for HTA were gene therapy, cancer chemotherapy, organ tansplantation and so on. On the basis of these results, further evaluations and discussions on priority settings for HTA should be done.
掲載誌名
四国医学雑誌
ISSN
00373699
cat書誌ID
AN00102041
出版者
徳島医学会
55
4
開始ページ
137
終了ページ
142
並び順
137
発行日
1999-08-25
EDB ID
101502
フルテキストファイル
言語
jpn
著者版フラグ
出版社版
部局
医学系