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Table 3 Criteria which were ranked HI by the highest percentage by each profession type

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

Profession Apect of benefit (%/n)
Clinical Social Technological Economical
Total Lifesaving (77/55) Improving patient experience (51/36) Lack of effective alternative technology (70/50) Efficiency (51/36)
Physician Lifesaving (93/27) Improving patient experience (33/10) Lack of effective alternative technology (74/22) Efficiency + Manpower savings (37/11)
Nurse Lifesaving (74/15) Improving patient experience (74/15) Lack of effective alternative technology (68/14) Efficiency + Manpower savings (58/12)
Allied health Lifesaving (75/3) Improving patient experience (50/2) Lack of effective alternative technology (100/4) Budget savings +Technology that requires a significant investment in infrastructure (50/2)
Engineers Lifesaving (67/4) Improving patient experience (33/2) Lack of effective alternative technology + Completion of a technology already exists at the hospital (67/4) Technology that requires a significant investment in infrastructure (100/6)
Administrators Lifesaving (58/7) Improving patient experience (67/8) Lack of effective alternative technology (58/7) Efficiency (67/8)