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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wireless Device Use and Patient Monitoring Equipment in Any Healthcare Delivery Setting: A Review of Safety and Guidelines

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 […]

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 […]