Mapping of HTA national organizations, programes, and processes in EU
Aim of the study
The present study was undertaken at the request of the Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE) of the European Commission with the main objective of mapping the HTA organizations and processes in the EU and the European Economic Area (EEA) countries to contribute to a better understanding of the current HTA organizational framework in the EU and EEA countries. The input of this study will be used, inter alia, as input for the Impact Assessment for an EU initiative on HTA1. The mapping study was also a practical response to the HTA Network’s request expressed in its multiannual work plan 2016-2020 to have an overview of the HTA processes and their organization in the EU MS.
The focus of the study was on organizational and processual /procedural aspects of the HTA process and delivery of HTA results to inform decision-making in the EU Member States and EEA countries at the national (country) level.
The mapping study output is a structured collection of information on the elements of the HTA process and organizational characteristics of the HTA bodies in the EU Member States and EEA countries and includes
– individual EU and EEA Country HTA Profiles and
– a high-level overview of the HTA processes identifying key commonalities and differences in the EU Member States and EEA countries’ HTA process organization.
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