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.
N° pagine: 64
Autore: Stefano DA EMPOLI, Davide INTEGLIA, Eleonora MAZZONI