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Health technologies include medicines, medical devices such as artificial hip joints, diagnostic techniques, surgical procedures, health promotion…
HTA is a multidisciplinary process that uses explicit methods to determine the value of a health technology at different points in its lifecycle. The…
Preparations obtained by subjecting herbal substances to treatments such as extraction, distillation, expression, fractionation, purification,…
The systematic identification of health technologies that are new, emerging or becoming obsolete and that have the potential to effect health, health…
A list of medicines that may be prescribed and applied by physicians in a hospital. Please note that the term “hospital formulary”, used here as…
Health care professional who provides services to patients and health care professionals in a hospital, usually in a hospital pharmacy. In German:…
A pharmacy affiliated to a hospital which primarily serves to provide pharmaceutical services for inpatients. In German: …
The price or amount paid by a purchaser in the hospital setting (e.g. a hospital pharmacy) in order to take delivery of certain unit of medicines.…
The hospital purchasing body is responsible for buying medicines used in their hospital(s) via direct negotiations with medicine companies or the…
Pharmaceuticals that may exclusively be administered in hospitals. In German: Krankenhausexklusve Arzneimittel Arzneimittel, die ausschließlich…
1. Any active ingredient or combination of active ingredients presented as having properties for treating or preventing disease in human beings. 2.…