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NIPHNO - The Norwegian Institute of Public Health

Contact: Vigdis Lauvrak (Senior researcher, PhD)

Website: www.mednytt.no
Address: The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, MedNytt, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway, N-0403 .
EAA Host Organisation

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health www.fhi.no  

Purpose

An early awareness function to serve as proposals for national health technology assessment (HTA)

Description

NIPHNO is funded by the Department of health (DoH), to produce short alerts on new technologies close to introduction (0-1 years before introduction). Alerts on Pharmaceuticals are produced in Collaboration With the Norwegian Medicines Agency (NOMA). The alerts serve as proposals for national HTA within The National System for Managed Introduction of New Health Technologies within the Specialist Health Service.  Mednytt also provides a database with links to short summaries and early warnings to assist in clinical decision making and hospital based HTA.

Main Source Of Funding

Public funding

Types Of Technologies

All health Technologies (Pharmaceuticals, Devices, Diagnostics, and others), Currently Our main focus is on technologies financed by Norwegian Regional Hospital Trusts. 

Main Customers

The National System for Managed Introduction of New Health Technologies within the Specialist Health Service https://nyemetoder.no/english

Main Output Language

Norweigan