Health Planning for a New Technology: Computerized Tomography Planning Issues in 1975 and 1976

  • Patricia A. Gempel


Public Law 93–641 divided the United States into just over 200 Health System Agencies (HSA’s) with several important and broad-based charges. Among these are limiting duplication of services, preventing unnecessary proliferation of expensive equipment, and ensuring equal access to necessary health services for the entire population. The responsibility for health planning resides within these HSA’s and is indeed at the local level. Although they are unique, their needs for information relating to emerging new technologies are generically similar.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patricia A. Gempel
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  1. 1.Arthur D. Little, Inc.CambridgeUSA

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