HTA networks

Our active engagement with various national and international HTA networks ensures not only that knowledge is shared with other HTA agencies but also that HTA methodology is continuously developed.

The various HTA networks we collaborate with are presented below. Further information can be found on the networks’ websites.

SNHTA – Swiss Network for Health Technology Assessment

The Swiss Network for Health Technology Assessment (SNHTA) was founded as an association in 1999. It brings together Swiss scientific institutions and experts in order to make the most of scientific excellence through the use of synergies. SNHTA website

EUnetHTA – European Network for Health Technology Assessment

EUnetHTA was established to create an effective and sustainable network for HTA across Europe – working together to help develop reliable, timely, transparent and transferable information to contribute to HTAs in European countries. Swiss HTA experts participate in various EUnetHTA working groups. EUnetHTA website

INAHTA – The International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessment

INAHTA is a network of 51 HTA agencies that support health system decision making that affects over 1 billion people in 32 countries around the globe. INAHTA website

HTAi – Health Technology Assessment international

HTAi is the global scientific and professional society for all those who produce, use, or encounter HTA. HTAi has members from 65 countries, representing stakeholders including researchers, policy makers, industry, academia, health service providers, agencies and patients. It provides a neutral forum for collaboration and the sharing of information and expertise. HTAi website

i-HTS – international HealthTechScan

The International Information Network on New, Emerging and Obsolete Health Technologies (international HealthTechScan, i-HTS) is a collaborative network of agencies and a scientific association of individuals and institutions for the sharing of information and development of methods for the early identification and awareness of key new, emerging or obsolete health-related technologies. i-HTS website

IHSI – International Horizon Scanning Initiative

IHSI provides data that empowers political decision-makers and payer organisation negotiators to drive for better pricing in medicinal products. IHSI data enables healthcare systems to prepare for disruptive technologies through data insights that deliver the leverage required to confidently assess new products coming to market. Switzerland joined IHSI in 2019. IHSI website

Last modification 03.05.2024

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