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Methodology guide

General method for assessing health technologies

Date of validation
June 2007

Health technology assessment (HTA) refers to a systematic evaluation of the properties and effects of a health technology, addressing the direct and intended effects of this technology, as well as its indirect and unintended consequences, and aimed mainly at informing decision-making regarding health technologies (HTA Glossary, 2015). It may encompass economic, social, and ethical aspects.


Posted on Jun 14 2007