Publication Digest: Conflicting perspectives during guidelines development are an important source of implementation failure

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MTRC shares the most relevant and impactful publications in the field of market access and HEOR for medical technologies in Europe through its Publications Digest. In a recent publication, Michaels et al. described the challenges surrounding the implementation of evidence-based clinical guidelines developed by national authorities and organizations. The authors examined the conflicts (objectives, values, and preferences) between stakeholders that develop and those that should implement clinical guidelines by analysing the situation at the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in England. Furthermore, the authors discussed the implications of these conflicts and provided recommendations for implementing guidelines effectively.

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