Health Technology Assessment in India:Necessity, Progress and Future Plans

Bhatia, Hardik and Dharmagadda, Sreedhar (2022) Health Technology Assessment in India:Necessity, Progress and Future Plans. Journal of Health Management, 24 (2). pp. 256-259. ISSN 0972-0634

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Abstract

The implementation of a universal healthcare coverage by the Indian government has forced a relook into the existing systems of healthcare decision-making. Health technology assessment (HTA) is being looked at to provide efficient decision-making and helping in priority setting for the policymakers. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has, therefore established a Medical Technology Assessment Board as a way of institutionalising the HTA framework and methodology in India. Despite some challenges, the future looks bright for HTA in India

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Healthcare economics; Health technology assessment; Policy making and universal healthcare
Subjects: Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmacy Management
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2022 03:56
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2022 03:56
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/158938

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