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Medical Technology And Evaluation Week 2 Quiz Answer

Medical Technology And Evaluation Week 2 Quiz Answer

Medical Technology And Evaluation 
Week 2 Quiz Answer



Week 2)

Clinical Trials and Insurance Claims Data

Question 1)

Clinical Trials and Insurance Claims Data following is an example of an experimental design?


  • Case study
  • Patient survey
  • Observational study
  • Randomized controlled trial



Question 2)

Which of the following is not an alternative to randomization?


  • A placebo treatment.
  • Historical controls.
  • Systematic alternation of treatments.
  • Non-randomized concurrent controls.



Question 3)

Who is “blinded” in a double blind trial design?


  • Patient and Caregiver
  • Patient and Statistician
  • Patient and Investigator/Provider
  • Investigator/Provider and Statistician



Question 4)

Which of the following elements is included in claims data?


  • Prices and patient demographics.
  • Diagnoses and procedure codes.
  • Procedure codes and prices.
  • All of the above.



Question 5)

Which of the following is not a benefit of claims data?


  • Includes physicians’ notes.
  • Large samples.
  • Includes all sources of care.
  • Diagnoses and procedures.



Question 6)

What are DRGs used for?


  • Measuring QALYs.
  • FDA approval.
  • Medicare inpatient billing/payment.
  • Prescription drug reimbursement.



Question 7)

What population is covered by Medicare?


  • Anyone
  • Ages 65 and older and disabled 
  • The working population
  • None of the above




Question 8)

Which of the following is not a potential source of bias?


  • Reporting
  • Currency
  • Detection
  • Selection



Question 9)

Which of the following questions can a meta-analysis answer?


  • What is the size of the effect?
  • What is the direction of the effect?
  • Is the effect consistent across studies?
  • All of the above



Question 10)

True or False: claims data can only be used for policy research.


  • True
  • False