publication . Report . 2021

Best-practice guidance for the health technology assessment of diagnostics and treatments for COVID-19

Elvidge, Jamie; Summerfield, Ashley; Knies, Saskia; Németh, Bertalan; Kaló, Zoltán; Goettsch, Wim; Dawoud, Dalia;
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  • Published: 27 Sep 2021
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
To support HTA agencies with consistent and pragmatic approaches, we have developed this best-practice guidance for the assessment of technologies for COVID-19. We focused on diagnostic and therapeutic technologies, as the most commonly assessed by HTA agencies. For therapeutics, we focused on treatments rather than post-exposure prophylaxis, however, the recommended approach is unlikely to be much different for prophylactic options. The recommendations herein are based on findings from a survey and workshop of HTA agencies, a workshop with health economic modellers, and reviews of COVID-19 methods guidance, clinical guidelines, and economic evaluations. They ha...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: educationparasitic diseases
free text keywords: Health Technology Assessment (HTA), COVID-19, Diagnostics, Treatments, Clinical effectiveness, Cost effectiveness, Value Framework
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Next Generation Health Technology Assessment to support patient-centred, societally oriented, real-time decision-making on access and reimbursement for health technologies throughout Europe
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 825162
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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