New committee brings diverse patient, family, and caregiver voices to CADTH

10 July 2019 - Following a nationwide call for nominations, CADTH is pleased to announce the membership of its new ...

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Ethical challenges related to patient involvement in health technology assessment

28 June 2019 - Including information and values from patients in HTA has the potential to improve both the process and ...

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Incorporating patient preferences in non-inferiority trials

24 June 2019 - Non-inferiority trials imply a trade-off between a loss in efficacy of a standard treatment in exchange for ...

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Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America elevates patient voice in ICER review of new peanut allergy treatments

14 June 2019 - On June 11 in Oakland, CA the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review and its California Technology ...

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American voters have a simple health care message for 2020: just fix it!

2 June 2019 - In surveys, many voters say they’re open to solutions, regardless of the political party proposing them. ...

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Campaign wants patients to have more influence on PBS

3 June 2019 - Australian patients should be given greater say in the medicines that receive government reimbursement as consumers ...

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The upcoming U.S. health care cost debate — the public’s views

29 May 2019 - More than two thirds (69%) of the U.S. public has said that reducing health care costs should ...

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Health Technology Assessment Consumer Consultative Committee March 2019 meeting communiqué

20 May 2019 - A communiqué from the March 2019 meeting of the HTA Consumer Consultative Committee has been published. ...

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Keeping up the PACE at the Scottish Medicines Consortium

26 March 2019 - There are many ways that patient centricity could be delivered when doing a health technology assessment. ...

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Toward a strategy to involve patients in health technology assessment in Spain

14 March 2019 - The aim of this study was to develop a feasible and effective strategy to involve patients in ...

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Patient advocacy groups in Canada with ties to pharma are big boosters for government coverage

5 March 2019 - As the interplay between the pharmaceutical industry and patient advocacy groups undergoes stepped-up scrutiny, a new ...

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Patient experience data and bias — what ratings don’t tell us

28 February 2018 - Although patient-experience data are important to U.S. health care organisations, the best way to interpret them remains ...

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The FDA's Oncology Center of Excellence — quantifying the patient experience

23 February 2019 - Cancer therapies are typically evaluated based on their ability to control the growth of a tumor ...

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Updates for patients and communities​

20 February 2019 - After spending the fall listening to patient groups and exploring how other organisations have involved patients ...

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My Health Record reflects 'new consensus', says CEO Tim Kelsey

19 February 2019 - The government's controversial My Health Record was part of a "new consensus" on digital health, said ...

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