HTAi Review | February 20, 2023

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Breaking News 

HTAi 2023 Annual Meeting Registration Now Open

Registration for the HTAi 2023 Annual Meeting is NOW OPEN!

The HTAi 2023 Annual Meeting will introduce hundreds of presentations over five days to promote the development, understanding, and use of HTA around the world as a means of fostering innovation and effective use of resources in health care. The presentations include a keynote and three plenaries that will explore various aspects of the event’s overall theme, the Road to Policy and Clinical Integration for health technologies. The Meeting will take place in Adelaide, Australia, from June 24 to 28, 2023.

New this year: Registering for the Annual Meeting has never been easier! While completing registration for the 2023 Annual Meeting, attendees can also pick up social event tickets and register for Workshops all at the same time!

Traveling to the Annual Meeting: We compiled everything you need to know about traveling to the HTAi 2023 Annual Meeting in Adelaide, Australia. Learn about the host city, view the hotel and flight deals, and check out the entry requirements here

HTAi Board Nominations Now Open

HTAi Board Nominations are NOW OPEN! Joining the HTAi Board of Directors is the perfect opportunity to support HTAi’s future and make an impact in the global HTA community. 

The HTAi Board of Directors and its Nominating Committee have opened the nominations for members in good standing for the following positions on the Board:

    • One (1) Vice President position, with a total commitment of six (6) years: two-year term as Vice President (2023-2025), two-year term as President (2025-2027), and two-year term as Past President (2027-2029) 
    • Three (3) positions of Director with a term of three years (2023-2026). These positions are eligible for re-election to a total of six (6) years of service. 

Essential skills and requirements for nomination submissions can be found on the Board Elections page.  

Nominations opened at 08:00 MST (15:00 UTC) on February 14, 2023, and will close on March 1, 2023, at 23:59 MST (06:59 UTC on March 2, 2023).

Please note: Only members in good standing are eligible to run for election, nominate members, and vote. If you have not established your 2023 membership, renew your membership today to ensure you can participate.

All questions related to Board nominations and elections can be directed via email to [email protected].

Network News

DIA Middle East
HTAi Board President Dr. Wija Oortwijn, Vice President Dr. Rabia Sucu, HTAi member Dr. Aline Silva, and collaborators Pilar Pinilla Domínguez and Mohammad Alowairdhi, teamed up to present two sessions on HTA at DIA Middle East on February 13, 2023. Learn more

FIP Webinar
HTAi Past President Dr. Iñaki Gutierrez Ibarluzea joined the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) for a webinar entitled Precision Medicine: What Will it Cost, held on February 7, 2023. The webinar examined the current and future state of precision medicine, and priorities for future HTA research in this area. Learn more

Surname and Email Change
A new contact email is now available for HTAi Vice President, Rabia Sucu (formerly Kahveci). Any member wishing to contact Rabia Sucu can use [email protected]

DCIG Writing Project
The HTA in Developing Countries Interest Group has launched a writing project on a topic pertinent to low- and middle-income countries. The written pieces will be published on the Interest Group website under the title, “Emerging Issues Relevant to Developing Countries. Winners of the competition will be awarded a monetary prize. Submissions are accepted until April 30, 2023. Learn more

HTA News from Around the World

From CONETEC: CONETEC opens call for health technologies to apply for evaluation by the National Commission for Health Technology Assessment during the year 2023. Read more

From ISPOR: ISPOR publishes new guidelines on designing and publishing patient preference studies. Read more

From EvidenceBase: NICE issues first guidance under early value assessment on digital mental health technologies for children and young people. Read more

From Decide: Decide announces new webinar to examine the role of healthcare PPPs in LMICs. Read more

From the Bulletin Board

The current positions are open within the HTAi network:

If you have an open position you’d like to share with the HTAi membership, please contact [email protected].

IJTAHC Featured Publications

In celebration of the 2023 Annual Meeting registration opening this month, the following articles are from the 2022 Annual Meeting in Utrecht. 

  • OP30 Model for Assessing The Value Of AI In Medical Imaging (MAS-AI). Read more  
  • OP33 Expectations, Needs And Challenges Of Setting Up An International Collaboration On Horizon Scanning For Medical Devices. Read more
  • OP29 Lifecycle Assessment Of Machine Learning-Derived Early Warning System. An Early Economic Evaluation Of An Intraoperative Hypotension Prediction Index. Read more

Renew your HTAi Membership for 2023 

As HTAi memberships are valid January 1 – December 31 each year, all 2022 memberships are now up for renewal. Ensure you maximize your member benefits and keep in the know about the latest HTAi news by renewing your membership for 2023, today! 

An HTAi membership holds many benefits, including: 

  • HTAi’s premier Events and specialized Interest Groups
  • Free online access to IJTAHC, the International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care
  • HTAi resources and news, including e-newsletters, bulletins, and international developments in HTA
  • An international network of HTA experts, innovators, and influencers
  • A community that’s dreaming, shaping, and championing the future of HTA

For more information on your member and benefits, visit our membership page.

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