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The effects of reimbursement mechanisms on medical technology diffusion in the hospital sector in the Italian NHS

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  • Finocchiaro Castro, Massimo
  • Guccio, Calogero
  • Pignataro, Giacomo
  • Rizzo, Ilde

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The aim of this study was to investigate how the differences across the regional reimbursement mechanisms and in particular the use of the DRGs impact on the level in the high technology equipment diffusion.

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  • Finocchiaro Castro, Massimo & Guccio, Calogero & Pignataro, Giacomo & Rizzo, Ilde, 2014. "The effects of reimbursement mechanisms on medical technology diffusion in the hospital sector in the Italian NHS," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 115(2), pages 215-229.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:115:y:2014:i:2:p:215-229
    DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2013.12.004
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