We are pleased to announce that UEMO has been selected by DG SANTE to become Member of the HTA Network Stakeholder Pool.
Health Technology Assessment (HTA) is a way of assessing the ways science & technology are used in healthcare and disease prevention. It covers medical, social, economic, and ethical issues.It provides policy-makers with objective information, so they can formulate health policies that are safe, effective, patient-focused and cost-effective.
HTA is an important part of evidence-based health decision-making in most EU countries. To enhance cooperation between countries, the Commission. The network aims to:
- facilitate efficient use of HTA resources in Europe
- create a sustainable system of HTA knowledge sharing
- promote good practice in HTA methods and processes
- supports EUnetHTA’s “Joint Action 3” on HTA, with funding from the EU health programme: EUnetHTA – European network for health technology assessment
The next meeting of the HTA Network is set up for 29 March 2017 in Brussels.