The Health Technology Assessment international (HTAi) is the global scientific and professional society for all those who produce, use, or encounter HTA. Its mission is to support the growth of the HTA community by providing a neutral, global forum for the exchange of information, methods and expertise. With members from over 65 countries and across six continents, HTAi is a thriving global network.

This years annual meeting will take place in Rome, Italy between 17th and 21st of June and SBU is contributing with the following activities:

Patient involvement in HTA: Experiences from the front line of HTA- Production
panellist: Sophie Werkö

HTA impact:  A hands-on workshop from INAHTA on the theory & practice of HTA impact assessment
An educational workshop about current approaches to conceptualizing and measuring HTA impact.
From SBU: Sophie Werkö

Patient Involvement in HTA – Why, When and How
A workshop about research methodologies, participation approaches, ethics and challenges for full and rapid HTAs.
From SBU: Sophie Werkö

Oral presentations
From a systematic review to addressing evidence gaps. Going the whole HTA circle – Marie Östberg

High Media Coverage of HTA Reports – lessons learned – Anna Björklöf

Broadening the scope – assessment of methods used in social services – Pernilla Östlund

HTA Impact: Stories from the front-lines of HTA production and use OS24 Value-based health policy and management – Sophie Werkö and Tara Schuller

Disseminate results through social video and social networks –Deora Raukas Egenvall, Susanne Eksell

SBU will also have an exhibition booth on site – Elisabeth Gustafsson, Jessica Tell

SBU at the Campbell Collaboration Conference

SBU will attend the Campbell Collaboration Conference in London between 26 and 28 September 2016. The theme of the conference is ”Putting evidence to work”. SBU is contributing with three oral presentations and one poster.


Promoting evidence-based practice and change – presented by Knut Sundell, Anna Björklöf and Sophie Werkö.

SBU Remarks and SBU Enquiry Service – two established SBU approaches to summarize the scientific evidence in social care – presented by Gunilla Fahlström, Göran Bertilsson.

Strategies to fill knowledge gaps – experiences from the Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services (SBU) – presented by Sofia Tranæus.


Can abstract screening workload be reduced using textmining? User experiences of the tool Rayyan – Agneta Brolund, Hanna Olofsson, Christel Hellberg, Rebecca Silverstein, Karin Stenström, Marie Österberg, Jessica Dagerhamn.

Read more about the conference and also comments from the President of Campbell Collaboration here:

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