Guidelines

HTA of MDs
Health Technology Assessment of Medical Devices


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.



Library of Assessments on MDs (1999-2019)

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HTA methods guidelines for Medical Devices

Objectives: Current health technology assessment (HTA) methods guidelines for medical devices may benefit from contributions by biomedical and clinical engineers. Our study aims to: (i) review and identify gaps in the current HTA guidelines on medical devices, (ii) propose recommendations to optimize the impact of HTA for medical devices, and (iii) reach a consensus among biomedical engineers on […]

Guidance for the development of a National HTA-strategy

Abstract Background Health Technology Assessment (HTA) has gained importance and is emphasized as instrument to guide health policy in rational decisions on resource allocation on health technologies. In 2015 the development of a National HTA strategy in Lithuania was undertaken. It is the intention of this paper to offer generic guidance for similar future initiatives. Methods […]

Technical Guidelines for preparing assessment reports for the Medical Services Advisory Committee – Medical Service Type: Therapeutic

These Guidelines for Preparing Assessment Reports for the Medical Services Advisory Committee (referred to in this document as the ‘Guidelines’) provide practical information on how to present evidence to MSAC when seeking Australian Government funding of a medical service. Although these Guidelines have been written for applicants from the medical profession and industry, they are also intended to provide information […]

Health Technology Assessment Guidelines | AOTMiT

The purpose of these Guidelines for conducting Health Technology Assessment is to indicate the principles and acceptable methods of performing Health Technology Assessment to ensure high quality of analyses and reliable results.  The target group of these Guidelines, in addition to AOTMiT employees, is the broadly understood HTA community, including employees of the Ministry of Health […]

Guidelines on Medical Devices

A GUIDE FOR MANUFACTURERS AND NOTIFIED BODIES UNDER DIRECTIVES 93/42/EEC and 90/385/EEC Introduction Pursuant to – section 6a of Annex I to Directive 93/42/EEC (amended by Directive 2007/47/EC) and to – section 5a of Annex 1 to Directive 90/385/EEC (amended by Directive 2007/47/EC), the demonstration of conformity with Essential Requirements for a medical device must include a clinical […]

Guideline: Therapeutic medical devices | EUnetHTA

This guideline on “Therapeutic medical devices”, with answered comments from the SAG / Public consultation, is the last guideline of WP7 Subgroup 3 in JA2.

Anaesthesia information management systems for patients undergoing surgery: clinical effectiveness and guidelines

Research Questions: What is the clinical effectiveness of using Anesthesia Information Management Systems (AIMS) for adult patients undergoing surgery? What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of AIMS for adult patients undergoing surgery? Key Findings: Two non-randomized studies were identified, regarding the clinical effectiveness of using Anesthesia Information Management Systems (AIMS) for adult patients undergoing […]

Devices for the securement of patients for pre-hospital transport: clinical evidence and guidelines

Research Questions: 1. What is the clinical evidence regarding the safety of devices for the securement of patients for transport in the pre-hospital setting?  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding securement of patients for transport in the pre-hospital setting?  Key Findings: One evidence-based guideline was identified regarding securement of children for transport in the pre-hospital […]

Appropriate Use of Hand-Held Wireless Devices in Health Care Settings: Guidelines

 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 […]

Appropriate Use of Hand-Held Wireless Devices in Health Care Settings: Guidelines

 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 […]