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Table 5 Evaluation of aspects and criteria by occupation

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

Apect of benefit Criteria Occupation Section P value
"Highly important" ranking by Percent
Clinical Administration Research targeted
Clinical Lifesaving 81 75 73 0.82
Quality of life improvement 62 47 37 0.32
Patients' functional improvement 31 31 28 0.97
Safety 38 46 16 0.23
Social Serving a large population 19 19 27 0.82
Serving a specific population within the hospital 8 13 28 0.28
Improving the serves to the patient 54 60 18 0.06
Patients' preference 16 19 0 0.31
Technological Lack of effective alternative technology 96 50 64 0.0007
Completion of a technology already exists at the hospital 19 28 18 0.66
Innovation and Improving medical standards 31 41 18 0.37
Improving hospital reputation 19 41 27 0.21
Economical Efficiency 54 57 28 0.23
Manpower savings 54 41 28  
Technology that requires a significant investment in infrastructure 4 34 27 0.02
Maintenance costs 4 19 0 0.08
Extent education 15 28 10 0.29