The Arsenàl.IT Consortium, Veneto's Research Centre for e-Health Innovation, is a regional Research Institute active in the field of IT and ICT solutions for Healthcare and Welfare. The activities it develops can be outlined as follows:
- Research for innovation;
- Procurement engineering;
- International standards;
- Project design & Fund raising.
The Consortium carries out these activities on behalf of and for the benefit of member organizations, focusing on supra-organizational themes and guidelines that the Region of Veneto has a manifest interest in.
When carrying out these activities, the Consortium applies the Health Technology Assessment (HTA) model, thereby focusing attention on the application of Information Technology and Telematics to socio-health care delivery processes (e-Health Technology Assessment - eHTA), and centring on the issue of the systematic evaluation of different forms of clinical, economic, organizational and social impact as a result of the introduction of ICTs in the Regional Socio-health System.