Research Network HTA aims to research and improve the work of Zorginstituut Nederland (ZIN), and to connect researchers at ESHPM (especially the HCG, HE and HTA sections), Utrecht University (UIPS) and policymakers at ZIN. On a regular basis, network participants meet to discuss ongoing research together, put relevant topics on the agenda and think of new ways to have an impact on ZIN's work and beyond. Thus, this workshop provides a unique venue for research-policy interaction. Below you can find references to ongoing and already completed research projects, do not hesitate to contact us if you wish.
Ongoing PhD projects
The role of dissimilar values in guideline development in the Netherlands
The number of arguments taken into account in guideline development processes in the Netherlands has increased over the past three decades.
Broadening Health Technology Assessment
It often involves drugs, but other care from the basic package should also be assessed.
The implementation of Value-based Health Care in the Netherlands
To improve the quality of care for patients while controlling costs.
Exploring the governance of innovative medical technology
Applied scientific research on regulatory issues.
Contextualisation practices for achieving robust health care coverage decisions, written by dr. Tineke Vliek.
Working with uncertainty
The role of patients and healthcare providers in new data practices for reimbursed care.
The evaluation of new and expensive drugs
Analysing stakeholder involvement in assessing relative effectiveness and how stakeholders value this cooperation.
Quantifying health gain of health care interventions to inform policy making
Resources in healthcare (such as money, personnel, and capacity) are scarce. Maintaining a high-quality healthcare system that is affordable and accessible to everyone therefore requires prioritization and decision-making.