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Medical devices and health care costs in Canada and 74 other countries, 2010 to 2015

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Author(s): Canadian Health Policy Institute (CHPI)

The cost and use of medical technologies is often blamed for fast rates of growth in health care spending. What is the actual impact of medical technology spending on total health care costs? Is Canada actually under-investing in medical devices relative to other countries? This annual CHPI report examines the impact of medical device expenditures on total health care costs in Canada versus other countries, and compares the affordability of medical device expenditures relative to per capita GDP in Canada versus other countries.

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