Element card for assessment element D0032 in HTA Core Model Application for Diagnostic Technologies (1.1) application

D. Clinical Effectiveness

Test-treatment chain

How does the test-treatment intervention modify the magnitude and frequency of morbidity?


A more accurate replacement test could improve treatment and effectiveness. A satisfactory triage test may decrease the number of adverse outcomes from another test. An add-on test may increase sensitivity so that more patients receive proper treatment and thus improved outcomes.