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.
Introduction For over 40 years, Canada has had a publicly funded, national health-care system designed to ensure residents receive “reasonable access” to “medically necessary” health-care services, regardless of their […]
The economic evaluation of new health technologies to assess whether the value of the expected health benefits warrants the proposed additional costs has become an essential […]
Over the last two decades, economic evaluation of health technologies has developed enormously, affirming its importance within the pursuit of efficiency in the management of health […]
The systematic use of evidence to inform healthcare decisions, particularly health technology assessment (HTA), has gained increased recognition. HTA has become a standard policy tool for informing decision makers […]
Abstract Background Escalating medicine prices have catalysed the generation of numerous ‘value frameworks’ with the aim of informing payers, clinicians and patients on the assessment and […]
The European Network for Health Technology Assessment (EUnetHTA) was founded to support efficient production and use of health technology assessments (HTAs) across Europe by reducing redundancies […]
Objectives: To identify risk equations for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) in primary and secondary prevention settings that are used or recommended by health technology assessment (HTA) organizations and in clinical […]
Abstract A trend or a useful tool? HTA (Health Technology Assessment) was born in the 70s as a tool to support decision makers in the health […]
Health technology assessment (HTA) is a set of techniques for helping decision-makers make better decisions in terms of the impact on a nation’s health. This article […]
Abstract: This paper aims to propose a methodological lens to the assessment of technological innovations in healthcare based on the principles of social, economic, and political sustainability. Starting […]