research paper/review

International review on the use of information for the regulation of health and social care

Date of publication: 
Friday, April 25, 2014

Review of international regulators and quality improvement agencies which explores how these organisations use information in their work to improve health and social care services in their jurisdictions.

Health Technology Assessments of Clinical Referral or Treatment Thresholds for Selected Scheduled Procedures.

Date of publication: 
Monday, December 2, 2013
Following a request from the Health Service Executive (HSE), the Authority has undertaken a series of health technology assessments (HTAs) examining clinical referral and treatment thresholds for selected scheduled procedures. The first group of assessments were published in April 2013 (Phase 1 below). The second round of assessments were published in December 2013.

Overview of Healthcare Interoperability Standards

Date of publication: 
Thursday, July 11, 2013

This report features a thorough overview of healthcare interoperability standards in Ireland and elsewhere. These standards allow health information to be shared electronically to help patients and health professionals make decisions based on the best available information.

Health technology assessment (HTA) of intermittent pneumatic compression for severe peripheral arterial disease

Date of publication: 
Wednesday, June 26, 2013

The Authority conducted a systematic review and critical appraisal of the evidence on the use of IPC treatment for people with severe peripheral arterial disease who are not candidates for revascularisation via angioplasty or surgical intervention.

Health technology assessment (HTA) of surveillance of women aged less than 50 years at elevated risk of breast cancer

Date of publication: 
Thursday, April 18, 2013

HTA on the monitoring of women under 50 years of age at a higher risk of breast cancer due to a genetic predisposition or a strong family history.

EPrescribing and Electronic Transfer of Prescriptions: an International Review

Date of publication: 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012

The countries reviewed in detail in this report are Australia, New Zealand, the Netherlands, England, Northern Ireland and Scotland with a short summary of the findings from the United States, Denmark and Sweden. A review of the ePrescribing element of the European eHealth Project (epSOS) is also included.

International Review of Privacy Impact Assessments

Date of publication: 
Monday, May 17, 2010

The Authority has conducted an International Review of Privacy Impact Assessments. The review examines the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and Europe.

International Review of Information Security in Health and Social Care

Date of publication: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2012

The Authority has conducted an International Review of Information Security in Health and Social Care. The review examines England, Canada, New Zealand and Australia.

Business Plan 2012

Date of publication: 
Thursday, June 28, 2012

This Business Plan outlines the objectives to be met in 2012

International Review of Research Ethics Structures

Date of publication: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Research is essential to the successful promotion and protection of health and wellbeing. In anticipation of HIQA becoming the supervisory body for recognising and monitoring research ethic committees, this report looks at the operation and governance of these committees in five jurisdictions.

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