A series of schematics depicting the dynamic interrelations of technology innovation, care quality, outcomes, cost, and efficiency.

FIGURE 2-1The dynamics of escalating healthcare costs

From: 2, Engaging Complex Systems Through Engineering Concepts

Cover of Engineering a Learning Healthcare System
Engineering a Learning Healthcare System: A Look at the Future: Workshop Summary.
Institute of Medicine (US) and National Academy of Engineering (US) Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011.
Copyright © 2011, National Academy of Sciences.

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