Learn about HTA

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) refers to any aspect of health care ranging from prevention programmes, to devices, drugs and procedures.

The aim of a HTA is to examine the short and long‐term consequences of using a healthcare technology taking into consideration the medical, social, economic, and ethical issues related to its use.

The process is meant to apply a systematic, transparent, and unbiased approach when evaluating health technologies.


Introduction to Health Technology Assessment (HTA)

Dr. Edmund Jessop from the UK's NHS introduces the topic...


Valuing the patient experience in HTAs

Professor Mandy Ryan Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen...


Practical aspects of HTA

Dr. Iñaki Gutiérrez Ibarluzea of the Basque HTA agency explains how HTA works in the Basque context...

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