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