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Criteria for conducting Environmental Assessments in CADTH HTAs

Last Updated: June 5, 2019
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Methods and Guidelines

Environmental considerations are increasingly being recognized by decision-makers and policy-makers. Initiatives to “green” the delivery of health care and health technologies are becoming more common to ensure that the sector is sustainable for future generations and that the impacts to the environment and to health are minimal. There are comp...

  • Project Number: MG0017-000

Text Mining Opportunities: White Paper

Last Updated: May 18, 2018
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Methods and Guidelines

Information specialists undertake a wide variety of literature searches to inform rapid reviews, systematic reviews, health technology assessments (HTAs), and economic evaluations. Searches can range from extensive sensitive searches to inform HTAs to more focused and pragmatic rapid searches for products with shorter time frames. There are many...

  • Project Number: MG0013-000

Guidelines for the Economic Evaluation of Health Technologies: Canada

Last Updated: March 28, 2017
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Methods and Guidelines

CADTH has developed economic guidelines to help standardize and facilitate the economic evaluation of health technologies in Canada. In Canada, the economic evaluation of health technologies is an accepted component of health technology assessment. Economic evidence is an important consideration in the formulation of health technology policies,...

  • Project Number: MH0001-000 – CP0008-000

Guidance Document for the Costing of Health Care Resources in the Canadian Setting: Second Edition

Last Updated: March 30, 2016
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Methods and Guidelines

The Guidance Document for the Costing of Health Care Resources in the Canadian Setting: Second Edition is intended to guide researchers to publicly available cost information and to encourage transparency in the use of costs in economic evaluations for Canada. It replaces CADTH’s A Guidance Document for the Costing Process (1996). This document...

  • Project Number: MH0002-CP0009

PRESS Peer Review of Electronic Search Strategies: 2015 Guideline Explanation and Elaboration

Last Updated: January 21, 2016
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Methods and Guidelines

It is believed that quality is enhanced when there is peer review of the electronic search strategies developed for systematic review (SR) and health technology assessment (HTA) reports. The PRESS Guideline provides a set of recommendations concerning the information that should be used by librarians and other information specialists when they a...

  • Project Number: MI0001-CP0015

Guidance Document on Reporting Indirect Comparisons

Last Updated: October 8, 2015
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Methods and Guidelines

While the use of indirect comparisons is increasing, reporting often lacks an adequate description of the methodology used. The research community has identified a need for clarity on appropriate methods and reporting of indirect comparisons. The goal of this document is to provide guidance on a standard reporting structure for indirect compari...

  • Project Number: MH0003-000

Pruning Emtree: Does Focusing Embase Subject Headings Impact Search Strategy Precision and Sensitivity?

Last Updated: April 16, 2015
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Methods and Guidelines

Although Embase is a recommended key database to be searched when undertaking health technology assessments (HTAs), it has several features that hinder efficient searching. One feature is the large number of Emtree index terms that are added to most Embase records; an average of 3 to 4 major terms and up to 50 minor terms. In comparison, MEDLINE...

Quality Assessment Tools Project

Last Updated: July 26, 2012
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Methods and Guidelines

The Quality Assessment Tools (QAT) project identifies the most appropriate tools for evaluating and grading evidence. It is a systematic approach to identify the most appropriate quality assessment instruments for systematic reviews, randomized controlled trials and observational studies (mainly cohort and case-control studies), as well as ...

Addendum to the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Guidelines for the Economic Evaluation of Health Technologies: Specific Guidance for Oncology Products

Last Updated: December 22, 2009
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Methods and Guidelines

This addendum to CADTH’s Guidelines for the Economic Evaluation of Health Technologies (3rd Edition) is intended to provide specific guidance on the methods used to conduct high-quality economic evaluations of oncology products. The oncology-specific guidelines should be considered a companion document to CADTH’s Guidelines for the Economic Eva...