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  1. Technology assessment in Catalonia : integrating economic appraisal.

    Article - En anglais

    A brief description of the evolution and role of the Catalan Office for Health Technology Assessment (COHTA) into the framework of the Catalan Health Care Service are presented.

    Methodological approaches used by COHTA range from synthesis of scientific evidence to the collection of primary data.

    Regarding the integration of economic appraisal into technology assessment, the main approaches are the following: integration into clinical trials funded by the COHTA and in the reimbursement policies of the Catalan Health Service.

    COHTA participates in the process of purchasing medical technologies, especially expensive ones, and in the establishment of reimbursement policies of medical technologies.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Economie santé, Analyse économique, Equipement biomédical, Technologie, Politique sanitaire, Système santé, Espagne, Catalogne, Remboursement, Europe

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health economy, Economic analysis, Biomedical equipment, Technology, Health policy, Health system, Spain, Europe

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0354804

    Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 199406.