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Core value dossiers for medical technologies

Essential tool to support market access and marketing efforts through the lifecycle of the product

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Reimbursement summary for angioplasty of arteries of lower extremities

This post presents an extract from our reimbursement analysis for angioplasty of arteries lower extremities using plain and drug-coated balloons (DCBs) for peripheral artery disease in England, France and Germany. Plain balloon angioplasty is reimbursement via DRG solely and DCBs are reimbursement via combination of DRG and add-on reimbursement.
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Publication Digest: Utilization of innovative medical technologies in German inpatient care: does evidence matter?

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, Eckhardt et al. investigated the evolution of clinical evidence and the utilization of 25 innovative technologies in German inpatient care. Through systematic searches and empirical analysis, the authors revealed that the body of clinical evidence per technology often consisted mainly of non-comparative studies, and its robustness increased over time for many but not all technologies. The results highlighted the need for strengthened market approval standards, HTA pathways, and approaches like coverage with evidence development to ensure informed reimbursement decisions.

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