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Health care technology management: challenges faced by Estonia in the globalizing economical environment

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1 Author(s)
Aid, S. ; Dept. of Med. Devices, State Agency of Medicines, Tartu, Estonia

The goal of the paper is to demonstrate, using Estonia as an example, some general and country-specific aspects of Medical Technology Management challenge, characteristic to a country transitioning from East European (Soviet Block) economy to Western technology and free market. The paper is based on implemented and proposed activities to meet the challenges.

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Engineering in Medicine and Biology, 2002. 24th Annual Conference and the Annual Fall Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society EMBS/BMES Conference, 2002. Proceedings of the Second Joint  (Volume:3 )

Date of Conference:

23-26 Oct. 2002