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The Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment (THETA) Collaborative is a new multidisciplinary research collaboration based at the University of Toronto.  THETA was established in July 2007.

A leading source of expertise in health technology assessment (HTA), THETA’s activities are focused in the following areas:

  • Providing decision support to government by designing, implementing and analyzing HTA studies for the Medical Advisory Secretariat (MAS) of the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) and Health Quality Ontario (HQO).
  • Advancing the scientific discipline of HTA through high-quality research.
  • Engaging in knowledge translation to disseminate knowledge of HTA among researchers, policy-makers and health service providers.
  • Increasing HTA training and learning opportunities.

THETA is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and Health Quality Ontario and works in partnership with the following:

  • Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto (lead academic partner)
  • Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto
  • University Health Network, Toronto
  • Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto.

 

www.theta.utoronto.ca