HTA Report (AHFMR)
Items in this Collection
- 3Hailey, David
- 2Guo, Bing
- 2Schneider, Wendy L.
- 1Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
- 1Chan, LIza
- 1Collins, Seana
- 1AHFMR HTA 4
- 1Acoustic Neuroma - Sterotactic Radiosurgery
- 1Bone Density Measurement
- 1Chronic Pain Management - Systematic Revview
- 1Chronic Pain Management - Health Technology Assessment
- 1Emergency Rooms - Overcrowding - Systematic Reviews
Assessment of telehealth applications: Version 1
This outline of issues in the assessment of telehealth is intended as a resource document for health care funders, providers and administrators. Health authorities and others in Alberta face decisions on the procurement and use of this information and communication technology. Such decisions...
his report has been prepared in view of the increasing interest in ultrasound technology for diagnosis of osteoporosis. Until recently, quantitative ultrasound (QUS) was mainly being used in research settings. This procedure is still not covered by provincial fee schedules. The recent FDA...
The present report has been prepared following a request by Alberta Health in relation to referral of patients outside the province for treatment with stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). There was interest by the department in the comparative effectiveness of the two main approaches to SRS (GK and...
This report aims to identify strategies that have been evaluated and reported in the literature and to assess their effectiveness in reducing emergency department overcrowding. ISBN 1-894927-35-4 (online)
The present health technology assessment report has been prepared following a request by Alberta Health and Wellness for additional information on the use of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) in the treatment of acoustic neuroma, one of the applications considered in an earlier publication on...
The objective of this report is to assess the efficacy and safety of using trigger point injection (TPI) to treat patients with chronic non-malignant musculoskeletal pain, based on a systematic review of the current published evidence, and to determine the current state of the procedure, the...
This report has been produced in response to a request from Alberta Health and Wellness for an update on the use of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) for refractory epilepsy. The intent was to inform health policy makers, medical practitioners, and the public on the current status of the use of VNS...