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.
People who cannot empty their bladder on their own may develop chronic urinary retention. If not managed, this condition can lead to serious health problems. Urine that […]
This report evaluates the current state of evidence regarding effectiveness and harms of catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation (AF) with a focus on longer-term outcomes and […]
The target population comprises patients who suffer from resistant hypertension, a con-dition that is linked to sympathetic nervous system overactivity, involving the kidneys. Patients who are […]
The Center of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requested that the Tufts Medical Center Evidence-based Practice Center (Tufts EPC) conduct a technology assessment report on pulmonary […]
The objective of this analysis was to review the evidence on the effectiveness of hydrophilic catheters for patients requiring intermittent catheterization. Hydrophilic catheters have a polymer coating that […]