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"Unmet need" generally indicates that a particular disease cannot be adequately treated, or perhaps treated at all. In this presentation, Koonal Shah notes the definitions and the approaches to measuring "need" that have appeared in the literature. A recent exploratory empirical study also is reviewed. This research focused on the extent to which member of the general public believe that "unmet need" should be ranked high in priority in decisions that allocate health care resources.