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Opinion: Canadian healthcare choke points put patient lives at risk

November 16th, 2023|

From Healthing.ca: Canada’s healthcare system is strained. It was always strained. It was designed that way. The United States healthcare system has excess capacity. Costs are constrained by insurance companies requiring pre-approval before non-emergency interventions. [...]

Why Cancer Still Sucks Webinar

September 9th, 2022|

Dr. Dave Steward recently gave a webinar to Prostate Cancer Support Canada to answer common questions people have about cancer.

Treatment Access, Health Economics, and the Wave of a Magic Wand

February 23rd, 2022|

From Current Oncology: "New drugs are expensive, in part due to excessive drug development costs. Governments are trying to reduce drug prices. This can delay access to effective agents. A country’s access to new drugs [...]

PMPRB: Why lower drug prices may mean less access

August 28th, 2021|

From Healthing: "The body responsible for pricing patented drugs in Canada — the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) — has proposed changes to lower the cost of drugs, which are scheduled to come into [...]

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