As of the first of July, Synergus head office has moved into to a new location in Täby, just a few miles north of Stockholm.
We have developed a new visual interface for information from our HTA update database. Have a look at the interactive interface. Click on the image below to access the information
NHS England has set out its planned investment decisions for certain specialised services as part of its annual commissioning round. Number of medical procedures and in-vitro diagnostic tests are included into routine commissining and three procedures will not be commissioned within NHS.
On July the 2nd, the Italian Unified Conference of the State and the Regions approved a package of measures meant to reduce healthcare expenditures of 2.35 billion Euros. Budget cuts are going to impact the medical device industry too, with savings expected to equal 917 million Euros in 2017. Meanwhile, new services and procedures are going to be soon included in the positive list of Essential Levels of Care (LEA).
The Norwegian activity based funding scheme is reviewed yearly and on June 16th 2015, the Division of Health Economics and Financing of the Directorate of Health presented the development of DRG system in 2015 and preliminary DRG regulation for 2016. Read summary report from the meeting by our Affiliated Market Access Analyst, Ambra Fani.
The working project on Health Economics in Radiation Oncology (HERO) published the first results from the analysis on equipment and staffing of radiotherapy facilities. In particular, three dimensions have been reviewed: equipment and departments of radiotherapy facilities, staffing of radiotherapy facilities and European guidelines on equipment and staffing of radiotherapy units.