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  • Medical devices and healthcare costs in Canada and 66 other countries, 2008 to 2013

    Does Canada spend too much or too little on medical devices? New study compares 67 countries.

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  • Do faster drug approvals increase safety risks? Evidence from Canada and Europe 2003-2012

    Do faster drug approvals increase safety risks? Read More »

  • How good is your drug insurance? Comparing Access to New Drugs in Canada’s Federal and Provincial Public Drug Plans

    Who has the best/worst publicly funded drug plan in Canada?

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  • Canada’s lagging healthcare productivity: Lost efficiencies and missed economic opportunities.

    The solution to the sustainability challenge in healthcare is productivity gains – not rationing access to medical goods and services. Read More »

  • Private health insurance costs in Canada

    Testing the insurance industry’s claims about the sustainability of drug plans. Read More »

  • Private versus public drug coverage in Canada

    Experience shows competition and choice are better than government-run Pharmacare. Read More »

  • Challenging drug safety alarmism with facts

    The facts do not support alarmist claims about the drug safety evaluation and surveillance system in Canada. Read More »

Opinions See All »

  • OPINION - Faster approval of new drugs does not compromise safety

    CHP - August 22, 2014. Dr. Nigel SB Rawson. ...

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  • Medicine and Healthcare in Canada: A Cost-Benefit Analysis

    Policy magazine - May/June issue 2014...

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  • Why the cost of new medicines is sustainable and insurable for private drug plans in Canada

    Financial Post - April 8, 2014...

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  • Comparing coverage for new drugs in private versus public drug plans in Canada 2004 to 2012

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News Read All »

  • NEWS RELEASE - Canada-Europe study debunks myth that faster drug approvals increase safety risks

    TORONTO, CANADA – New research published by the Canadian Health Policy Institute (CH... Read More »

  • GLOBAL NEWS - Video report cites CHPI study ranking public drug plans from best to worst

    Alberta lags behind in access to new drugs By Slav Kornik and Heather Yourex   Globa... Read More »

  • NEWS RELEASE - Study ranks Canada’s public drug plans from best to worst on access to new drugs

    TORONTO, CANADA – New research published by the Canadian Health Policy Institute (CH... Read More »

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