Health Technology Policy Analysis

Health Technology Policy Analysis

Technology has proven effectiveness in speed of information transmission, which leads to prompt healthcare service delivery, prompt treatment of illnesses and better health outcomes. Policies drive the success of health technology through practice standardization. However, cost, safety and security, ethics, and legality have all been target areas of health technology policies. In a minimum of 250 words, discuss the following:

Define health technology policy.
What are some key terms in health information technology? List and define two.
What organizations safeguard health policies? List at least two organizations and a policy they safeguard.
Provide a brief description of the U.S. Food Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) role in health policy.

Required Resources
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McLaughlin, C. P., & McLaughlin, C. D. (2014). Health policy analysis: An interdisciplinary approach (2nd ed.). Jones & Bartlett Learning.

Chapter 8: The Policy Analysis Process: Health Technology Assessment
Chapter 9: The Policy Analysis Process: Evidence-Based Medicine download
Chapter 10: The Policy Analysis Process: Evaluation of Political Feasibility

Recommended Resources
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University of Minnesota. (2017). Levels of evidence and grades of recommendations (Links to an external site.). Retrieved from https://hsl.lib.umn.edu/biomed/help/levels-evidence-and-grades-recommendations