HTA is multi-disciplinary field of policy analysis that examines the medical, economic, social and ethical implications of the incremental value, diffusion and use of a health technology in health care.
The term Health Technology refers to application of organised knowledge and skills in the form of devices, medicines, vaccines, procedures and systems developed to solve a health problem and improve quality of life.
RESEARCH QUESTION What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with the appropriate use of hand-held wireless devices for the delivery of patient care in a variety of health care settings? KEY MESSAGE Four systematic reviews were identified regarding the use and effectiveness of hand-held wireless devices for the delivery of patient care in a variety of health […]
RESEARCH QUESTIONS What is the evidence that wireless devices interfere with patient monitoring equipment in any healthcare delivery setting? What is the evidence for the safe use of wireless devices when in the vicinity of patient monitoring equipment in any healthcare delivery setting? What are the evidenced-based guidelines for the use of wireless devices in any […]