Health Technology Assessment in the European Union. State of Art and Future Scenarios

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) is defined as a multidisciplinary field of policy analysis and, as such, it studies the medical, social, ethical, and economic implications of development, diffusion, and use of health technology. A major purpose of HTA is to inform policy decision located at different levels in order to shape both investment/disinvestment choices and/or coverage and reimbursement decisions. Nowadays we are witness to a dramatic heterogeneity of HTA methodologies and regulatory and decision making frameworks among European Member States.

Year: 2017
No. of pages: 64
Author: Stefano DA EMPOLI, Davide INTEGLIA, Eleonora MAZZONI