[CLOSED] Public consultation of the Policy for the HTA Core Model® and core HTA information

[CLOSED] Public consultation of the Policy for the HTA Core Model® and core HTA information

The policy for the HTA Core Model and core HTA information – produced earlier within EUnetHTA Joint Action 2010-2012 – will be reviewed by WP8 of EUnetHTA Joint Action 2 during spring 2013. We are happy to announce that as of today, the policy is available for public feedback, which will be used in the review process to develop the next version.
    This consultation will take place between 16 April and 13 May 2013.
    Objective of the public consultation
    The aim of this consultation is to obtain feedback on the policy that steers the utilization of the HTA Core Model and information produced using the Model.
    The HTA Core Model is a methodological framework developed by EUnetHTA to promote shared production and utilization of HTA information. An ‘Online Tool and Service’ has also been developed to assist the use of the Model, and it is currently available to EUnetHTA member organizations at www.corehta.infoThe PDF versions of the Model are available freely to anyone here.
    Core HTA information refers to any HTA information produced using the Model and published through the ‘Online Tool and Service’. The information is published as “collections”, which are freely available. Two pilot projects resulting in core HTA collections were published in January 2013 here.

Consultation documents

  • Policy on HTA Core Model and core HTA information, version 1.0

The policy is available here

How to submit your comments?

    Please provide any comments on the document using the Public Consultation Survey Form which you can find here.
    Please submit the online form by 16 pm CET on 13th of May 2013.

    The survey is relatively simple. In addition to the background information on the respondent, he/she can provide an overall agreement/disagreement with the policy.  Providing more detailed feedback on individual policy items is optional.

    If you wish to draw our attention to published literature, please supply the full reference.

    Please note that only comments submitted within the indicated timeframe, through the indicated online form and in accordance with the described procedure will be taken into account. In order to be considered, the name, organisation, telephone number and e-mail address of the sender should be included in the relevant parts of the form.

    We are unable to accept:
  • Comments received after the consultation deadline
  • Comments that are not completed on the online survey form
  • Confidential information or other material that you would not wish to be made public
    The sender should indicate if he/she submits the comments as an individual or on behalf of an organisation.
    What will happen to your comments?
  1. The responses will be processed by the WP8 Lead Partner, THL (National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland). Results of the consultation, including text comments, are shared with the participants of WP8 and the EUnetHTA Executive Committee. THL will not share respondents’ data with third parties for direct marketing.
  2. The contact information of all the organisations that properly submitted contributions will be made public on the EUnetHTA public website by the end of June 2013 (unless the author has explicitly opposed publication of their contribution or the contributions do not address the respective consultation documents or contain complaints against institutions, personal accusations, irrelevant or offensive statements or material). The name of the author, his/her affiliation, and date of the response’s receipt will be disclosed when the contribution is made public.
  3. Feedback comments will be responded to by THL, or by members of WP8 in a combined document that will be posted on the EUnetHTA website after the final results of the public consultation are published.
  4. No action will be taken upon receipt of late comments.
  5. If responders wish to modify their response after submitting the online form, they should contact within the timeframe of the public consultation.
     Final public consultation report

    The final results of the public consultation will be published on EUnetHTA’s website January 2014.
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