International Journal of Hospital Based Health Technology Assessment is a double blind peer review journal.


This journal is the only one dedicated to HTA in hospital or local contexts. IJHBHTA publishes case-studies, perspectives on the future of HB-HTA, methodological developments, systematic reviews, mini-HTA reviews, cost-effectiveness studies. Technically sound articles are welcome, whether qualitative or quantitative. The journal is characterized by the rapid reporting of reviews, evidence synthesis, original research and clinical studies across all therapeutic areas. 


We accept articles in English and French.


Editor in chief:

Thomas G. Poder, Ph.D., CIUSSS de l'Estrie - CHUS and CRCHUS, Canada


Associate editors:

Alexandre Barna, M.D., Agence Nationale d'Appui à la Performance des établissements de santé et médico-sociaux - ANAP, France

Yingyao Chen, M.D., Ph.D., Key Lab of Health Technology Assessment, School of Public Health, Fudan University, China

Pierre Dagenais, M.D., Ph.D., Département de médecine, Faculté de médecine et des sciences de la santé, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada

Marie-Pierre Gagnon, Ph.D., Faculté des sciences infirmières, Université Laval, Canada

David Hailey, Ph.D., School of Information Systems and Technology - SISAT, University of Wollongong, Australia

Rabia Kahveci, M.D., Kanita Dayali Tip Dernegi Yonetim Kurulu Baskani, President of Turkish Evidence Based Medicine Association, Turkey

Luigi Lepanto, M.D., Direction adjointe - volet évaluation des technologies, des modes d'intervention en santé et performance, CHUM, Canada

Janet Martin, M.Sc., Medical Evidence, Decision Integrity, Clinical Impact - MEDICI, University of Western Ontario, Canada

Grégoire Mercier, M.D., Ph.D., Unité de recherche médico-économique, CHU de Montpellier, France

Matthew D. Mitchell, Ph.D., Center for Evidence-based Practice, ECRI-Penn AHRQ Evidence-based Practice Center, Univ. Pennsylvania Health System, USA

Sara Perazzi, M.Sc., International Hospital Federation, Bernex, Switzerland

Marc Rhainds, M.D., Unité d'évaluation des technologies et des modes d'intervention en santé, CHU de Québec - Université Laval, Canada 

Marisa Santos, M.D., Ph.D., Núcleo de Avaliação de Tecnologias em Saúde - NATS, Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia, Brazil

Lizheng Shi, Ph.D., Department of Global Health Management and Policy, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, USA

Indexed online:

Google Scholar; DataCite; Researchgate; Héloïse


Average article statistics (July 1, 2017):

From submission to first editorial decision: 12 days

Acceptance rate: 57%

Editorial: Why a new HTA journal?
[Éditorial : Pourquoi une nouvelle revue en ETS ?]

​Thomas G. Poder

doi: 10.21965/IJHBHTA.2016.E


Les composantes internes des machines d’anesthésie : revue systématique sur la pertinence des méthodes de prévention des infections
[Internal components of anesthesia machines: a systematic review of the infection prevention measures appropriateness]

Geneviève Asselin, Sylvain Bussières, Martin Coulombe, Alice Nourissat, Marc Rhainds

doi: 10.21965/IJHBHTA.2016.001


The influence of hospital-based HTA on technology acquisition decision
[L’influence des unités d’évaluation des technologies en milieu hospitalier sur les décisions d’acquisition]

​Chloé Dupouy, Marie-Pierre Gagnon

doi: 10.21965/IJHBHTA.2016.002


Commentary on “The influence of hospital-based HTA on technology acquisition decision”

David Hailey

doi: 10.21965/IJHBHTA.2016.003


Engaging patient representatives in the identification and prioritization of Health Technology Assessment topics
[Impliquer les représentants de patients dans l’identification et la priorisation des sujets en évaluation des technologies de la santé]

Marie-Pierre Gagnon, Bernard Candas, Marie Desmartis, Marc Rhainds, Martin Coulombe, Johanne Gagnon, Mylène Tantchou Dipankui, Julie Payne-Gagnon, France Légaré

doi: 10.21965/IJHBHTA.2016.004

Publications in 2017

International Journal of Hospital Based Health Technology Assessment (IJHBHTA)


ISSN 2371-5359

Editorial:  HB-HTA in low- and middle-income countries
[Éditorial : ETS en milieu hospitalier dans les pays à revenu faible et intermédiaire]

Rabia Kahveci

​doi: 10.21965/IJHBHTA.2017.E



Publications in 2016

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