Health Quality Ontario conducts health technology assessments to inform recommendations to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care regarding the public funding of health technologies such as medical devices and health care services.
Diagnostic- and treatment-related medical devices, clinical procedures and health service delivery practices used in any health care service or setting.
Prescription drugs – in Ontario, the Committee to Evaluate Drugs makes recommendations about whether a prescription drug should be publicly funded. They typically rely in part on the Common Drug Review.
Vaccines – in Ontario, the Provincial Infectious Disease Advisory Committee (PIDAC) creates best practice documents, reports and recommendations on matters related to communicable diseases, immunizations, infection prevention and control and surveillance.
Any materials submitted will be shared with external experts and are also subject to freedom of information requests made to Health Quality Ontario.
The applicant is responsible for ensuring that the materials submitted comply with all applicable privacy and intellectual property regulations.
Health Quality Ontario will notify the manufacturer(s) of the health technology if it decides to proceed with a health technology assessment
Online Application Form
Upon receipt, the application will be reviewed and the applicant will be contacted if further information is required to process this application.
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