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Publication Digest: The Evolving Nature of Health Technology Assessment: A Critical Appraisal of NICE's New Methods Manual
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, Angelis et al. appraised the methodological changes proposed by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in their recent review of HTA methods. The authors categorized proposed changes as critical, moderate, or limited updates and analyzed key decisions. The study found that most changes were appropriate and had a modest impact, although some decisions lacked justification. The authors emphasize the need for further research on certain topics and the importance of safeguarding NICE's role in resource allocation for valuable interventions while maintaining rigorous evidence standards.
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