Affiliation: Austrian Academy of Sciences
- Best practice in undertaking and reporting health technology assessments. Working group 4 reportMarcial Velasco
Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany
Int J Technol Assess Health Care 18:361-422. 2002
- [Health policy decisions between rationing and rationalization--exemplified by erythropoietin in tumor anemia]C Wild
Institut für Technikfolgen Abschätzung, Wien
Gesundheitswesen 63:221-5. 2001..Applying the results of the assessment to clinical practice can be considered as "explicit rationing" according to effectiveness criteria...
- Evaluating and planning ICUs: methods and approaches to differentiate between need and demandClaudia Wild
Institute of Technology Assessment at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Strohgasse 45, A 1030 Vienna, Austria
Health Policy 71:289-301. 2005..The demand for more ICU-beds triggered a debate on whether it is possible to define an "objective" need. It was the aim of the assessment to analyze conventional as well as innovative approaches to plan and to evaluate ICU-services...
- [Me-too pharmaceuticals -- marketing-strategies of drug producers and drug purchasers. Example: non-ionic contrast media]C Wild
AKH, Wien, Austria
Gesundheitswesen 66:716-22. 2004..In a systematic review 193 publications were analysed...
- [To what extent can the publicly sponsored health system afford predictive genetic diagnostics?--first approaches to pinpoint and limit responsibilities, exemplified by hereditary carcinomas]C Wild
Osterreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Institut für Technikfolgen Abschätzung, Arbeitsbereich Health Technology Assessment, Vienna, Austria
Gesundheitswesen 65:351-8. 2003..Of relevance for those decisions are the questions whether the genetic tests make a difference in the impediment and primary prevention of disease, and the possibilities for successful early treatment...
- Evaluations of health interventions in social insurance-based countries: Germany, the Netherlands, and AustriaClaudia Wild
ITA Institute of Technology Assessment, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Strohgasse 45, A 1030, Vienna, Austria
Health Policy 63:187-96. 2003..This article focuses on the obstacles and opportunities for HTA in Germany, Austria and the Netherlands as countries with insurance-based health care systems...
- ["Screening" in special situations. Assessing predictive genetic screening for hereditary breast and colorectal cancer]Susanna Jonas
Institut für Technikfolgen Abschätzung, Osterreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien
Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 97:67-71. 2003..respectively. Laboratory test methods, early detection methods and the benefit from prophylactic interventions were analysed and social consequences interpreted...
- Austria: history of health technology assessment during the past 20 yearsClaudia Wild
Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Health Technology Assessment, Vienna, Austria
Int J Technol Assess Health Care 25:74-81. 2009..The aim of this article is to describe and analyze the stages toward recognition and implementation of health technology assessment (HTA)...
- Emerging health technologies: informing and supporting health policy earlyClaudia Wild
LBI HTA, Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Health Technology Assessment, Garnisongasse 7, Rechte Stiege Mezzanin Top 20, 1090 Wien, Vienna, Austria
Health Policy 87:160-71. 2008..To support decision-making processes with sound information about new health technologies, some countries have established "Horizon Scanning Systems (HSS)". This paper gives an overview of processes and practices of HSS...
- [Systematic reviews and meta-analysis]Gerald Gartlehner
Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Health Technology Assessment, Wien, Austria
Wien Med Wochenschr 158:127-33. 2008..It summarizes the methodological hallmarks of systematic reviews and meta-analyses to provide readers with the methodological background necessary to critically evaluate systematic reviews and meta-analyses...