Tag: Health technology assessment

Healthcare

Sharing best practices in HTA

Our 3rd Annual Health Technology Assessment (HTA) conference in Sydney combined discussions of policy updates, assessment methods and issues of transferability, decision-making processes and optimised stakeholder engagement. We were fortunate to have had George Papadopoulos, President, Emerald Corporate Group chair the conference. With more than 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry including clinical research, health…

12 Dec 2014, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Technology

The role of ethics in emerging health technologies

In the lead up to the 3rd Annual Health Technology Assessment Conference, which is taking place on the 24th and 25th November at Swissotel Sydney, we caught up with Dr Monique Jonas, Lecturer in Health Systems at the University of Auckland. Dr Jonas will be presenting a session on "Integrating Ethics in the HTA" at the event…

24 Sep 2014, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Close-Up: Adam Elshaug

Levers for effecting disinvestment decisions will be the subject of a talk by Adam Elshaug, HCF Research Foundation Principal Research Fellow, Menzies Centre for Health Policy, The University of Sydney at the 2nd annual Health Technology Assessment conference. The event will be held on the 5th and 6th December in Sydney. Effecting disinvestment recommendations is challenging,…

23 Oct 2013, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

What you said: The most important issues in Healthcare Technology Assessment

Recently, we have asked our readers to participate in an opinion poll  on the most important issues in Healthcare Technology Assessment (HTA). We are now pleased to share the results with you. 57% of all poll participants thought that engaging with consumers and incorporating patient perspectives in the assessment process is at the top of…

22 Oct 2013, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Adopting a more flexible and risk-appropriate approach to Health Technology Assessment

Finding the right model of health technology assessment for device technologies and diagnostics is an important issue on this year’s agenda at the 2nd annual Health Technology Assessment Conference. In the lead-up to the event in December, we had the chance to speak to Peggy McBride, PhD, Health Economics and Outcomes Manager, Medtronic, ANZ about…

9 Oct 2013, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Poll: What is the most pressing issue in Health Technology Assessment?

[polldaddy poll=7404994] Health Technology Assessment (HTA) is a multidisciplinary field of policy analysis studying the medical, economic, social and ethical implications of development, diffusion and use of health technology. HTA encapsulates a range of processes and mechanisms that use scientific evidence to assess the quality, safety, efficacy/performance, effectiveness and cost effectiveness of health interventions. HTA…

19 Sep 2013, by Informa Insights