37-275 / Spanish Network of Health Technology Assessment

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GOP Information
Organisation sharing the GOP
Related practices from PaSQ database
Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality

 

Topic
Quality improvement project
Category
Health IT
Health IT
GOP Description
Implementation level
National
Clinical settings
No applies
Objectives
General_objective: to facilitate decission making on inclusion, financing terms or desinvesting and appropriate use of healthcare technologies by their global implementation through the regional healthcare services so as to promote equity and sustainability in the national health system (NHS)

Specific_objectives:
1.NHS_Health_Services_offer.
2.Knowledge_and_evidence_transfer_for_decison_making.
3.Common_methodology_framework.
4.Resources_and_methodological_tools_sharing.
5.Shared_Training_programs
6.Health_technology_evaluation_common_culture.

Population
Regional Healthcare Services
Methods
Methodology
What is this based on (evidence)?
Timeframe implementation
18 months from its creation till the technical documents with the methodological framework were available
Implementation tools available
•The Technical Secretariate, performed by the Deputy Directorate on Quality and Cohesion from the Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality.
•The Technical Committee makes the net working procedures, guarantees a common methodology for the quality of reports evaluation and development, and reviews and approves the reports entrusted to the net, safeguarding their quality.
Implementation cost
Specific funds in the annual national budget to support those health technologies evaluation activities that the Net has predetermined. In 2012, 4.000.000 €.
Results
Method used to measure the results
The Management Committee meetings and methodological documents developed by consensus.
Results
Technical documents:
-Reports application form
-Report typology and format
-Common procedure for external review management: Application and Declaration of interest
-Common working procedures (Methodological manual)
Analysis of the results
This network allows to develop a coordinated work plan according to the priorities of the NHS in agreement with all the Health Regions.

A common methodology is used and overlap of studies is avoided between the different agencies of the National Health System

Implementation barriers
Did you find implementation barriers?
No
Please describe implementation barriers
There is no specified text here
Describe the strategies used to overcome the barriers (If needed)
There is no specified text here
Other information
Other information about the GOP that you would like to add (Link or attached document)
Reports developed by the Agencies are available on this platform: http://aunets.isciii.eshome