Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Financing Health Care - Part 2
Lecture:Factors Contributing to Increasing U.S. Health Care Costs
Slide content:Technology and National Health Care Expenditures Congressional Budget Office Estimates 40-50% of total expenditures Technology in health care Procedures E quipment P rocesses by which medical care is delivered 6
Slide notes:The Congressional Budget Office, or CBO, estimates that almost one-half of the health care expenditures in the U.S. are due to the cost of technology. The CBO refers to technology in health care as the procedures, equipment, and processes used in the delivery of health care services. 6