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Sue P. O'Malley4
Estimated H-index: 4
(Macquarie University),
Ernest Jordan11
Estimated H-index: 11
(Macquarie University)
Objectives: In 1998, a formal process using full health technology assessments (HTAs) was implemented to determine the suitability for public subsidy of new and emerging medical technologies in the Australian private healthcare sector. This process is overseen by the Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC). In 2004, horizon scanning was introduced in Australia with the stated objective of identifying new and emerging medical technologies into the public healthcare sector, with consideration t...
Published on Apr 21, 2008in The Medical Journal of Australia 5.33
Brendon J Kearney2
Estimated H-index: 2
Stephen Blamey7
Estimated H-index: 7
Published on Nov 1, 1999in The Medical Journal of Australia 5.33
David Weedon2
Estimated H-index: 2
Cited By3
Published on May 1, 2019in BMJ Open 2.38
Philip Hines , Li Hiu Yu + 2 AuthorsMarisa Papaluca-Amati6
Estimated H-index: 6
(European Medicines Agency)
Objectives Society is confronted with the rapid emergence of innovation in science and technology. To manage this, horizon scanning is being adopted globally to identify, assess and prioritise innovations and trends at an early stage of their development. This enables decision-makers to be better informed and to prepare for change. The aim of this paper is to systematically identify and evaluate horizon scanning methodologies employed in the healthcare and biomedical fields. Methods A systematic...
Published on Jun 1, 2013in Journal of Futures Studies
Kate Delaney1
Estimated H-index: 1
Delaney Foresight1
Estimated H-index: 1
Louise Osborne1
Estimated H-index: 1
Horizon scanning is not new, nor is its use in the public sector. In this article we report and reflect on our experience in the Australasian Joint Agencies Scanning Network (AJASN), a horizon scanning group started in 2005 with the support of four Australian Commonwealth government agencies that in 2012 has a membership of over twenty agencies from Australia and New Zealand. A survey of members past and present in 2012 highlights the importance of leadership, timing and processes in adopting ho...