Tackling Ethical Issues in Health Technology Assessment: A Proposed Framework
Cleret de Langavant, Ghislaine
International journal of technology assessment in health care 2011 Jul; 27(3): 230-7
Values are intrinsic to the use of health technology assessments (HTAs) in health policy, but neglecting value assumptions in HTA makes their results appear more robust or normatively neutral than may be the case. Results of a 2003 survey by the International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessment (INAHTA) revealed the existence of disparate methods for making values and ethical issues explicit when conducting HTA.
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