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.
Original Summary: About 1 in 10 people in Ontario have diabetes. Each year, about 2% to 3% of them develop a foot ulcer. Diabetic foot ulcers […]
This assessment addresses two subpopulations of interest: 1) adult obese patients (grade III obesity/BMI ≥40 or grade II obesity/BMI 35.0–39.9 with comorbidities) 2) patients with Type […]
The Alberta Health and Wellness’ Executive Committee accepted the Alberta Health Technology Decision Program’s Advisory Committee’s recommendation to undertake a STE analysis of insulin delivery systems. The purpose […]
The report is developed to answer the question: “Are there economically sustainable new devices to enhance the management of diabetes type I in people aged 0-18 […]
In June 2008, the Medical Advisory Secretariat began work on the Diabetes Strategy Evidence Project, an evidence-based review of the literature surrounding strategies for successful management […]