Preface. Part I: Theory. 1. The Technology Imperative. 2. Management of Medical Technology (MMT): The New Intellectual Space. 3. Theoretical Foundations of MMT. 4. The Health Care Environment. 5. Adoption of Medical Technology. 6. Overview of the Studies. Part II: Practice. 7. Organization and Decision Making in MMT. 8. Strategic Management of Medical Technology. 9. Management of Medical Information Technology. 10. Management Effectiveness and Patient Value. 11. MMT: Education and Practice. 12. The Road Ahead. Part III: Cases: 1: The Rise of New Scientific Fields of Study from Established Disciplines. 2: Start-up Barriers to Medical Equipment Innovation. 3: Implementing the TDS System at University Hospital of Cleveland. 4: Quality of Clinical Cardiac Care Delivered in Managed Care: The Case of Anthem of Ohio. 5: Competitive Strategies in the Health Care Sector in Mexico. 6: CQI Applications to Management in the Emergency Department: Development of a Nursing Protocol for Radiography of Suspected Cervical Spine Injuries. 7: The Procurement of a Health Care Information System within the United Kingdom's National Health Service. 8: Sanders Hospital and Health Center. 9: Commercialization of Medical Technology: The Neuromotion and Neurokinetics. 10: Patterns of New Product Development in Japan's Pharmaceutical Industry: The Case of `Mevalotin'. 11: Marketing of Medical Technology: GE's Computerized Axial Tomography (CAT Scanning). The Authors. Subject Index. Name Index.