A joint assessment is a structured information for rapid or full/comprehensive HTAs which is the output of joint production in which 2 or more countries and/or organisations work together to prepare shared products or agreed outcomes (Based on definitions from the HTA Network Strategy (page 24) and the EUnetHTA Recommendations (page 6, footnote 8))
Methodological part (section 1), containing the template of Core protocol for AEG. This template defines which protocol items are essential to set up a common or coordinated AEG study (“core” items) and contains advice on how to fill them-in.
First EUnetHTA pilot of a joint AEG recommendation (section 2). This pilot aimed at testing multi-agency collaboration in agreeing on a research question and core items of a study protocol to generate additional evidence for renal denervation, on the basis of evidence gaps identified in EUnetHTA’s rapid assessment of this technology. Study funding or implementation were not within scope of this exercise.