A prescription for America’s drug pricing problem?

21 October 2020 - Sky-high prescription drug costs remains one of the most hotly contested issues in healthcare today.  ...

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UCP approves policy to create private health care system in Alberta

18 October 2020 - Alberta’s United Conservative Party has voted to approve a policy that supports creating a “privately funded ...

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Health insurance changes leave many surprised with lack of cover

15 October 2020 - Natalie Glaser was put onto a basic cover that excluded about 72% of procedures she was once ...

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Ineffective treatments to be removed from basic health insurance package

5 October 2020 - Treatments that have not been proven effective will be removed from the Netherlands' basic health insurance package, ...

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De-adopting low value care: evidence, eminence and economics

2 October 2020 - An often cited shortcoming of the US health care system is the slow pace with which ...

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Ideas about resourcing health care in the United States: can economic evaluation achieve meaningful use?

29 September 2020 - The United States is one of the few high income countries not to apply economic evaluation routinely ...

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Election campaign 2020: Jacinda Ardern unveils $1 billion health policy

29 September 2020 - Labour is promising to invest millions more in drug-buying agency PHARMAC and emergency dental care if ...

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Prescription drug and health care costs are rising

21 September 2020 - Over the last 100 years, the practice of medicine has come a long way.  ...

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NICE joins global alliance to shine spotlight on evidence-based health care

15 September 2020 - Tuesday 20 October will be the inaugural world evidence-based health care day. ...

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Private health insurance hikes set to hit Australians soon

10 September 2020 - Thousands of Australians have ditched their private health insurance cover in recent months due to money worries. ...

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With Canada and Mexico borders closed, Americans are trapped in their own health care system

31 August 2020 - "Want to hear the joke about insulin?" goes the bleak gag about America's drug prices. "You ...

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America’s backwards coronavirus strategy

22 July 2020 - The federal government’s approach is like a hospital that invests in palliative care while abolishing the oncology ...

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COVID-19 - implications for the health care system

22 July 2020 - The novel coronavirus pandemic has spawned four intertwined health care crises that reveal and compound deep underlying ...

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Health is more important than ever for Aussies

19 July 2020 - On Friday I spoke with a Medibank customer of more than 40 years. Margaret had her ...

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Assessing quantitative comparisons of health and social care between countries

15 July 2020 - Cross-national comparisons in health care and social care may offer insight into quality and cost.  ...

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