Does the economic evaluation of STS contain any ethical problems?
Authors: Plamen Dimitrov, Gottfried Endel, Anelia Koteva
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Since the issue is not necessarily associated with the pre-installation of specific devices in the home of patients and the costs of the selected technology are generally covered by private (non-budgetary) funds paid for the private purchase of landline or mobile phones, no significant conflict of interest in terms of financing should be expected.
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