WEBINAR: Hospital-based Health Technology Assessment (HTA): What medical device manufacturers should know
July 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Join this one hour webinar to hear from the team at CHEATA (The Centre for Healthcare Equipment & Technology Adoption) if you want to learn about hospital-based Health Technology Assessment (HTA).
During the webinar Professor Dan Clark OBE and Dr Sarah Bolton will cover:
– What is Hospital-based HTA
– Two case studies from Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
– What evidence should medical device manufacturers be thinking about to support HTA
About CHEATA: CHEATA was set up within the Department of Clinical Engineering at NUH NHS Trust in response to the challenge laid out in “Innovation Health and Wealth – Accelerating Adoption and Diffusion in the NHS” to help the NHS become the best health system in the world by rapidly adopting new devices and technologies into practice. CHEATA is hosted by Clinical Engineering service at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.
DURATION: 1 Hour
This free to attend event is held as part of the INSTILS programme – a project part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, click here to be re-directed to further information about the project. This event is classed as State Aid to participating businesses, the value of which is £127, but is delivered completely free of charge to participants.
Please note: whilst this event is held as part of the INSTILS programme, attendance is not restricted to companies in the D2N2 region and is open to all.
Professor Dan Clark OBE, CHEATA Director and Head of Clinical Engineering at Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH)
Dan leads the Clinical Engineering service at Nottingham University Hospitals, one of the largest in Europe, which provides the full scope of equipment services including: device evaluation, commissioning, service and maintenance, decommissioning and disposal. He has considerable experience of evaluating new technologies and medical devices and introducing them into the healthcare setting. Dan also holds an honorary chair in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Nottingham and is co-director of the Centre for Healthcare Technologies, a unique collaborative venture between Nottingham University and NUH NHS Trust specialising in the acceleration of curiosity driven science into adopted medical technology. He also chairs the NUH NHS Trust’s Medical Devices Group and sits on a number of trust-wide risk committees. Finally, Dan was an expert member of the NICE Medical Technology Advisory Committee (MTAC) for 10 years until his “retirement” from the committee in 2019. Dan is a director and founder member of CHEATA since its inception in late 2014. Dan was awarded an OBE for Services to Clinical Engineering particularly during Covid-19 in the 2021 New Years Honours.
Dr Sarah Bolton, CHEATA Business Manager
Sarah has been the Business Manager for CHEATA since August 2016. Prior to joining CHEATA, Sarah was responsible for Healthcare and Medical Devices at Pera Technology, a role which included project delivery, client engagement and management, project planning and management as well as bid writing for major UK and EC funding bodies. Sarah is an experienced research scientist with a background in academic and clinical inflammation research where she undertook her post-doctoral studies on inflammatory mechanisms in the brain and activation mechanisms of eosinophils in asthma. She joined AstraZeneca in 2004 as an Experimental Pathologist in the Respiratory and Inflammation Therapy area, specialising in translation pathology of COPD and asthma. After leaving AZ, Sarah worked as an independent consultant continuing the experimental pathology work for a range of academic and commercial clients.