This document describes the entry of new medical devices into the Canadian health system. It is intended to provide an accurate description of new medical device entry in Canada, and is intended to give patients, the public, private and public sector health system researchers, medical device companies, and private and public coverage bodies a general understanding of what regulatory,…
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Objectives: Economic evaluations, although not formally used in purchasing decisions for medical devices in Canada, are still being conducted and published. The aim of this study was to examine the way that prices have been included in Canadian economic evaluations of medical devices.
Abstract: Canadian and US health systems have often been characterized as having vastly different approaches to the financing and delivery of healthcare, with Canada portrayed as more reliant on rationing based on costs. In this article, we examine the similarities and differences between the two countries, the evolution and current role of health economic evaluation, and…
This discussion paper has been produced in response to a request from CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (CIHR IHSPR). The discussion paper will provide guidance to those tasked with conducting an economic evaluation of complex health system interventions. The guidance will be an elaboration of existing National guidelines for economic evaluation, and serve as…
BACKGROUND: The use of a restrictive formulary, with placement determined through a drug-reimbursement decision-making process, is one approach to managing drug expenditures.
This report is an analysis of the theoretical basis for value-based pricing, relevant international developments, and areas for improvement within Canada’s current patented drug pricing system. This report intends to inform future policy research, advice, and Canadian drug policy discussions regarding the feasibility and implementation of value-based pricing approaches.