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Nov2019
Pricing changes for Canada’s patented medicines are on their way and stakeholders are anticipating the release of the updated guidelines. How will the guidelines be operationalized? How will the new pharmacoeconomic factors be implemented? In an effort to answer these questions, PDCI has attempted to reverse-engineer the proposed Pharmacoeconomic Value ... Read More

09

Aug2019
PMPRB and Health Canada held two technical briefings on the soon-to-be published final amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations (PMR) on August 9th, 2019. This coincided with the pre-release of the final regulatory text and an updated Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement (RIAS). Publication in Canada Gazette II is expected August ... Read More

08

Aug2019
CADTH’s Pharmaceutical Reviews Updates are used to communicate new CDR and pCODR drug review processes updates to the public. PDCI has outlined below the key highlights from the most recent update. For more information on this review, please consult the CADTH’s website. CADTH has three new consultations ... Read More

12

Jun2019
On June 6th, 2019, Dr. Eric Hoskins, Chair of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare, along with Mr. Vincent Dumez, Member of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare announced the Advisory Council’s final recommendations and released the final report. One key issue to bear ... Read More

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Aug2018
***Participation Requested*** Sharing Responses to the National Pharmacare Public Consultation Announced in the 2018 federal budget and chaired by former Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins, the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare is currently engaging in a national dialogue on how the federal government could implement ... Read More

28

Jun2018
Health Canada, CADTH, and Quebec’s Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS) have officially launched efforts to align regulatory and health technology assessment (HTA) drug reviews for eligible submissions, effective immediately. Background The new process stems from Health Canada and HTAs recognizing the need for greater coordination of the ... Read More