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Medical meltdown—unavoidable? 

Medical meltdown—unavoidable?
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Medical meltdown—unavoidable?
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Richard Barker

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10.1093/med/9780199600663.003.0004
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date: 22 May 2019

Chapter 3 investigates the dual pressures of new technology supply with the remorseless growth in demand, and three options to tackle the problem: lowering expectations, controlling supply, and to proactively tackle demand growth, make new technology more affordable and turn the patient into a consumer, making informed choices and actively participating in the funding equation.

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