Health technology assessment (HTA): definition, role and use in the changing healthcare environment.

@article{Gallio2007HealthTA,
  title={Health technology assessment (HTA): definition, role and use in the changing healthcare environment.},
  author={D Gallio and Patrizia Berto},
  journal={European annals of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2007},
  volume={39 Spec No},
  pages={7-11}
}
The increasing availability of health care technology--boosted by considerable advances in areas like biotechnology, biomaterials, surgical techniques and computer technology--has accompanied burgeoning health care costs, and for this reason an increasing number of subjects (clinicians, health product makers, regulators, patients, hospitals, managers, payers, government leaders) demand for well-founded information to support decisions about development, adoption, acquisition and use of new and… CONTINUE READING