Their purpose is to provide objective information on device and diagnostic technologies to aid local decision-making by clinicians, managers and procurement professionals. By making this information available, NICE helps to avoid the need for NHS organisations to produce similar information for local use.
Medtech Innovation Briefings are not NICE guidance. They differ in format, contain no judgement on the value of the technology and do not constitute a guidance recommendation.”
Four Medtech Innovation Briefings are in development:
- Versajet II hydrosurgery system
- PressureWire FFR measurement system
- Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) test
- RhinoChill intranasal cooling system
Further details can be found here.