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Table 1 Evaluation by aspects of benefit

From: Hospital staff perspectives towards health technology assessment: data from a multidisciplinary survey

Aspect of benefit Criteria “Highly important” ranking (Percent)
Clinical Life saving 77
Quality of life improvement 51
Patients' functional improvement 30
Safety 54
Social Serving a large population 20
Serving a targeted population within the hospital 13
Improving patient experience 51
Patients' preference 14
Technological Lack of effective alternative technology 70
Complemetation of a technology that already exists at the hospital 23
Innovation and Improving medical standards 33
Improving hospital reputation 30
Economical Efficiency 51
Manpower savings 43
Budget savings 32
Extent education 20
Technology that requires a significant investment in infrastructure 20
Maintenance costs 10