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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Questions we ask

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  • How do you define value ("return") qualitatively?
  • How do you define cost ("investment") qualitatively?
  • From what perspective are your definitions derived?
    • individual / family
    • provider
    • payer (and intermediaries)
    • the public good
  • What is the domain of measurement?
    • a technology?
    • a system of care?
  • How well can we measure cost and return?
  • How much trouble should we take to perform these measurements?
  • To what extent does "ROI" really guide decision-making for HIT?

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