Element card for assessment element A0013 in HTA Core Model Application for Screening Technologies 1.0 application

A. Health Problem and Current Use of the Technology

Current Management of the Condition

How is the disease/health condition currently diagnosed or screened?


Properties of diagnostic or screening tests affect patient spectrum and thus the effectiveness of subsequent interventions. Different tests are applied by different professional groups. This information is needed e.g. in cost-effectiveness models.

Surveys, utilisation reviews. If such information is lacking: Expert surveys / expert interviews, web search


Clinical Effectiveness, Costs and Organisational Domains

Burls 2000, Busse 2002, Liberati 1997 Imaz-Iglesia 1998, Kristensen 2009