Horizon Scanning, Early Awareness, identification of obsolete technologies and the visibility of data are our core mission in supporting Health Technology Assessment and other kind of assessment and decision processes.
Supporting decisions on and implementing a technology for gaining the added value in health is in need of:
- access to the best available evidence
- connection to the relevant stakeholders (developers, users) to assure that the technology
- trust in and acceptance of the decision process
Handling health related technologies, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, public health interventions and health service packages is challenging and in need of multiple scientific concepts, a team approach and connection to the decision context.
For this we offer a network of excellence based on:
The scanning for technologies is including the connection of:
- different kind of data,
- different methodologies to describe
the actual status,
the potential impact and
the expected added value
based on the description of a single technology.
From bottom to top.
As a team we act on needs collected in all health areas and levels to support developments.
With stakeholders, patients, health care professionals, scientists, and other professional networks, we are collecting and describing health needs.
By this we are building bridges between theory and practice.
The association is supporting individual skills as well as the set up and development of new organizations.
Share knowledge and strengthen skills by participating in courses and meetings.
Join the network of highly motivated people who are developing tools and methods.
A network of people who are willing to share their experiences, knowledge and results.
Global and regional networks are integrated.