HEDS is part of the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield. We undertake research, teaching, training and consultancy on all aspects of health related decision science, with a particular emphasis on health economics, HTA and evidence synthesis.

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Medtech Innovation Briefings (MIBs)…

… published since our last update in January are listed below.  The MIBs review relevant published evidence and the likely costs of new technologies. They are designed to be fast, flexible and responsive to the need for information on innovative technologies.  MIBs are commissioned by NHS England.  Further details are available here.
  • VAAFT for treating anal fistulae
  • Mollii suit for spasticity
  • Zio Service for detecting cardiac arrhythmias
  • Bair Hugger for measuring core temperature during perioperative care
  • TopClosure Tension Relief System for wound closure
  • SimpliCT laser-guided needle placement in interventional radiology   
  • U-Drain for people needing night drainage of urine or dialysis fluid   
  • Smart One for measuring lung function
  • eazyplex SuperBug kits for detecting carbapenemase-producing organisms   
  • Boston Keratoprosthesis Type I for corneal blindness
  • CentriMag for heart failure
  • Ekso exoskeleton for rehabilitation in people with neurological weakness or paralysis
  • Smartinhaler for asthma
  • CORTRAK 2 Enteral Access System for placing nasoenteral feeding tubes