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Request Process

Request Process - Departments & Programs, UW Health, Center for Clinical Knowledge Management (CCKM), Technology Assessment Committee for Medical Devices (UW Health)

Focus

Submitting a Request

All UW Health employees are eligible to submit a new medical device request for review. The technology evaluation process begins after a minimum of necessary information has been gathered.  Please contact Aimee Arnoldussen for further information aarnoldussen@uwhealth.org or 608-265-8251.

Prioritization of Reviews

Technologies requested for review will be prioritized by the working group on an ongoing basis as requests are submitted. Factors considered in the prioritization of requests may include:

Your Role in the Technology Assessment Process 

Process Evaluation

Technology Assessment Committee's process evaluation flowchart 

 Business Planning and Analysis will evaluate the financial aspects of technology by completing an in-depth return on investment analysis. The Technology Assessment staff will conduct an evidenced-based clinical and review of the requested technology. External independent third party resources may be called upon to supply additional guidance on an as needed basis. 

Major Process Components

Integrated Decision-Making Process Table

Return On Investment Analysis

Clinical Advantage

Yes

No

Safety Advantage

No Safety Advantage

Safety Advantage

No Safety Advantage

Positive

Adopt

Adopt

Adopt

Defer to Capital Allocation

Negative

Adopt if safety advantage is substantial

Depends upon the strategic plans

Adopt if safety advantage is substantial

Reject