German doctors support IQWiG director
This article was originally published in Scrip
It seems that Germany's physicians want Professor Peter Sawicki to continue to serve as director of IQWiG, Germany's health technology appraisal body. A decision on whether he will remain should be made within the next week, the institute told Scrip.
You may also be interested in...
Financial ties between companies and healthcare bodies distort the production and use of evidence, claims a paper co-authored by researchers, clinicians and decision makers, including a representative of Germany’s HTA body, IQWiG.
Meindert Boysen, head of NICE’s Centre For Health Technology Evaluation, shares advice for companies aiming to get their medicine to patients. His golden rules: engage in early advice and be more realistic about pricing.
Softening provisions to make EU-wide joint clinical assessments voluntary would make proposed legislation on HTA cooperation redundant, says Eurordis.