The NICE Medical Technologies Advisory Committee and medical technologies guidance.

@article{Campbell2011TheNM,
  title={The NICE Medical Technologies Advisory Committee and medical technologies guidance.},
  author={Bruce Campbell},
  journal={Heart},
  year={2011},
  volume={97 8},
  pages={
          674-5
        }
}
The Medical Technologies Advisory Committee (MTAC) is the driver of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Medical Technologies Evaluation Programme (MTEP). This aims to identify novel devices and diagnostics with plausible claims for advantages to patients and/or to the NHS. If evaluation supports the claims made by manufacturers for their products then their use will be promoted by NICE guidance. Typically, medical technologies guidance will state that ‘the case for… CONTINUE READING