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.

Monday, 30 April 2018

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.
  • Curos disinfecting cap for needleless connectors
  • ColonFlag for identifying people at risk of colorectal cancer
  • Coban 2 for venous leg ulcers   
  • Reveal LINQ insertable cardiac monitor to detect atrial fibrillation after cryptogenic stroke   
  • EpiFix for chronic wounds   
  • Minimally invasive percutaneous nephrolitholapaxy medium (MIP-M) for removing kidney stones   
  • MammaTyper in vitro diagnostic test for determining breast cancer subtypes   
  • Point-of-care creatinine tests before contrast-enhanced imaging   
  • Plasma EGFR mutation tests for adults with locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer