This study originated from discussions on how to translate research findings into conclusions regarding safety and effectiveness in systematic reviews responding to requests from a provincial mechanism for introducing and diffusing publicly funded healthcare technologies. Its objective is to identify prominent and reliable evidence grading systems used in health technology assessment…
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This evidence-based report examines expanding the role of paramedics in the community. It summarizes the various types of community paramedicine programs (characteristics, implementation, and funding sources in other jurisdictions) as well as the safety, effectiveness, and economic outcomes of these paramedic programs towards providing patients with alternate, non-emergency health…
Alberta STE Report written under contract with the Alberta Health Technologies Decision Process (AHTDP). This STE report examines the social and system demographics, technological safety and therapeutic efficacy/effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and budget impact of endovascular therapy for acute ischemic stroke, contextualized to the Alberta setting. Section Authors: Section…
This rapid report provides a summary of current evidence on the application of gainsharing shared savings strategies in healthcare systems and the barriers and facilitators related to their implementation.
This guide has been developed by the information specialists at the Institute of Health Economics in Edmonton Alberta and is intended to facilitate searching for health technology assessments (HTAs) or systematic reviews by providing the list of current and reliable internet-based resources that we regularly use in our work. We have tried as much as possible to match this guide…
Alberta STE Report written under contract with the Alberta Health Technologies Decision Process (AHTDP). This report is an update of the “Technological efficacy/effectiveness analysis” (T) section of the 2014 Alberta STE report, which was an evidence assessment of the clinical effectiveness and safety of endovenous ablation interventions for symptomatic varicose veins…
Summary of Systematic Reviews, Primary Studies, and Evidence-based Guidelines. The following research questions were addressed in this review: What are the clinical effects of a universal screening strategy for ARO carriage when compared with no screening? What are the clinical effects of a universal screening strategy for ARO carriage when compared with targeted screening (screening…