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Colloque HAS: Appropriateness of care, moving from concept to action - Paris - November 14, 2017


On November 14, HAS is organizing its annual symposium dedicated to the approriateness of care.

Best Practice Guidelines


HAS produces recommendations (accelerated developed guidelines, best practice guidelines) and tools to facilitate their use by health professionals. The objective is to inform health professionals, patients and health care users of current best practices with the aim of improving the quality and security of care.

Healthcare organisations accreditation programme in France


The French accreditation programme for hospitals aims to improve quality and safety of care through the generation of sustained changes in clinical practices and management. HAS standards address the hospital’s performance in specific areas; they specify requirements to ensure that patient care is provided in a safe manner and in a secure environment.

International relations


Haute Autorité de Santé strengthens its European and international commitment in its two core areas of activity: health technology assessment and improvement in the quality of care and patient safety.

Early dialogue (ED) for a medicinal product in clinical development


The objective of an early dialogue is to provide scientific recommendations to pharmaceutical companies on how the last phase (usually phase III) of development of a drug should be conducted in order to enable the company to provide data that will satisfy the requirements of the health technology assessment (HTA).

Good practice guidelines on health apps and smart devices (mobile health or mhealth)


This contribution from HAS aims to provide guidance for, promote use of and increase confidence in health apps and smart devices, by supplying good practice guidelines for manufacturers and evaluators (evaluating bodies, consumer associations or medical professional organisations), who can use them for their own assessments.