The symposium focuses on prevention and screening as the most discussed topic in the German public health care system.
Which is the position of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) as a neutral means of assessment for policy making and applied medicine? The symposium points out backgrounds, obstacles and challenges in screening and prevention. Discussions among representatives from policy making, science, hospitals, industry and patients' organisations provide ample opportunity to exchange views about consequences, expectations and reality.
DIMDI - Deutsches Institut für
Medizinische Dokumentation und Information
Deutsche Agentur für Health Technology Assessment
Dr. Eckart Borcherding
11. November 2004