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DSECT/DSEN Monthly Seminar Series - Mar 26 2020 - Mina Tadrous

“Rising tide of high-cost drugs: Current insights, policy implications and potential solutions”

 

Presented by

Mina Tadrous

Scientist

Women's College Hospital

Thursday, March 26, 2020 3- 4pm EST

 

 

 

Abstract:

 

Drug costs are the fastest growing cost in the Canadian healthcare system, largely due to the increased number of high-cost drugs entering the market and increasing use of prescription drugs. We will explore current provincial and national trends in drug spending, the impact of rising drug costs, and potentail solutions.

 

Learning Objectives:

 

  1. Understand how drugs are paid for in Canada
  2. Explore the current trends in drug spending across Canada
  3. Introduce potential solutions to curb this growing problem

Resources

https://www.cihi.ca/en/prescribed-drug-spending-in-canada-2019

 

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