Evaluating our impact

Health Technology Wales is committed to monitoring and evaluating our work. To do this, we developed an Evaluation Plan and processes to capture data, monitor our outcomes and evaluate what difference our work makes.

Here are some key HTW achievements to date:

topics proposed to HTW 120 topics proposed to HTW
topics progressed to evidence appraisal 14 topics progressed to evidence appraisal
Sources of topic proposals in 2019 Sources of topic proposals in 2019
Appraisal Panel meetings 12 Appraisal Panel meetings
pieces of Guidance published 10 pieces of Guidance published
downloads of our Guidance 323 downloads of our Guidance
unique web visitors 6874 unique web visitors
followers on social media 961 followers on social media
social media engagements 4700 social media engagements

Latest developments

Case Study

Dec 2019

Case study: Bevan Commission Health Technology Exemplars

We applied health technology assessment methods to the Bevan Health Technology Exemplars (HTE) programme, producing brief technology exploration reports to assess the evidence underpinning the 2018 and 2019 applications.

Case Study

Case study: Mechanical chest compression

We appraised mechanical chest compression devices, to be used by the ambulance service on adults experiencing out-of-hospital non-traumatic cardiac arrest. We published Guidance in February 2018.

Case Study

May 2019

‘Celtic connections’ alliance celebrates early success

Having recently entered a ‘Celtic connections’ strategic alliance with our equivalent national bodies in Scotland and Ireland, we’re happy to report that progress is already being made.

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