Each EuroScan member is unique in the way it approaches its work but all have a common goal of informing their customers/tasks about specific health technologies that may have a significant impact on their health system and raise awareness because of their innovative added value, appropriate use or potential need of re-assessment.
The main elements of any EAA activity are:

  • the identification of new and emerging technologies (horizon scanning)
  • the filtration and prioritisation of the identified technologies
  • the assessment of the technologies or group of technologies
  • the dissemination of information to users and
  • the incorporation of information in policy and decision making

The EuroScan International Network has worked to understand and develop the methods used within EAA agencies and we have resources available on our website to explain these methods in more detail: