AcademyHealth’s Michael E. Gluck authors the next in the IVI and Health Affairs blog series. He describes historical public efforts to implement HTA and how it “intersects with all of the major challenges facing US health care: cost, quality, access, equity, social determinants, and the tensions between the country’s dual commitments to innovation and health care.” Gluck deftly uses a historical lens to describe how a new public HTA agency might operate to achieve the aim of successfully providing important information to decision makers without suffering the same fate as its predecessors.

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