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EuroScan Newsletter Issue 21 now available

The latest issue of the EuroScan Newsletter is now available with articles on: Member profile: CONITEC The NIHR contract for horizon scanning in England What’s up with INESSS? Prioritisation of horizon scanning in Russia Avoiding “Waste” or Duplication in Horizon Scanning Medical devices in Europe: between early access and safety […]


ISCRR's Horizon Scanning Newsletter

The Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research (ISCRR) Horizon Scanning program, based at Monash University in Australia, is designed to identify new and emerging health technologies, treatments and services that may have the potential to improve the lives of people affected by transport accidents or work-related illnesses and accidents. […]


Technology briefs and reports endorsed by HealthPACT in December 2015 and April 2016

HealthPACT meets three times each year to consider the evidence around new and emerging healthcare technologies and their potential impact on health services and existing technologies within Australia and New Zealand. All evaluated technology briefs (NEW), technology brief updated (UPDATE), and new and emerging health technology reports (REPORT),  are available […]


EuroScan Newsletter issue 20 is now available

Accuracy of pharmaceutical company licensing predictions What Canadian decision-makers need from horizon scanning bulletins Cochrane and Euroscan: shared aims? Prioritising for Our 2016 Business Plan: Critical issues — What we have learnt from the 2015 experience. Twitter as a Tool for Management of Knowledge Extra-articular and extra-capsular implant for patients […]


WHO's 2014 Compendium of Innovative Health Technologies for Low-Resource Settings

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has published their 2014 Compendium of innovative health technologies for low-resource settings.The objective of the compendium is to provide a neutral platform for technologies which are likely to be suitable for use in less resourced settings. It presents a snapshot of several health technologies which might […]


EuroScan pre-conference workshop on 'Managing Emerging Health Technologies' at HTAi 2016 in Tokyo

Managing emerging health technologies An introduction to early awareness and alert systems for emerging health technologies   Wednesday 11th May 2016 13.30 – 17.00 Pre-conference Workshop at HTAi 2016 Annual Meeting, Tokyo  Early awareness and alert (EAA) systems identify, filter and prioritise new and emerging health technologies, to assess or […]


CADTH's Horizon Scan Roundup 2015

CADTH have recently published their Horizon Scan Roundup for 2015. Part of their horizon scanning process involves monitoring what other international horizon scanning agencies and services have been tracking and evaluating. The resulting “roundup” is a compilation of 126 titles published in 2015 by 12 major international horizon scanning services […]


Early assessment and prediction of potential impact of the implantation of polyurethane scaffold in partial meniscal lesions: A pilot horizon scanning activity in South Korea

The department of Horizon Scanning for Innovative Global Health Technology at the National Evidence-Based Healthcare Collaborating Agency (NECA) in South Korea, have published the results from their pilot horizon scanning assessment of the implantation of a polyurethane scaffold for the treatment of partial meniscal lesions. The paper, which aims to predict the potential […]


EuroScan Newsletter Issue 19 is now available.

The latest issue of the EuroScan Newsletter is now available with articles on: Member profile: National Health Committee Buzz words and stealth research in horizon scanning Growing medical Apps use: the case of the portable single-channel ECG recorder for smartphones Horizon scanning for emerging mobile health interventions Intra-operative molecular imaging […]