Horizon scanning for health technologies relevant to Alberta

Hailey D, Topfer L-A, Wills F, Howell T
Record ID 32001000938
Authors' objectives: This report describes a pilot project on identification of potentially significant new health technologies. The work was initiated following a request from the Health Ministry for an early warning process to provide advice on technologies that could be expected to impact on Alberta health care. The report describes the development of an horizon scanning program, its operation during 1999 and 2000, and some strengths and limitations of this approach.
Authors' methods: Pilot study
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2001
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Canada
MeSH Terms
  • Technology Assessment, Biomedical
Organisation Name: Institute of Health Economics
Contact Address: 1200, 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T5J 3N4. Tel: +1 780 448 4881; Fax: +1 780 448 0018;
Contact Name: djuzwishin@ihe.ca
Contact Email: djuzwishin@ihe.ca

Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR)

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