DRUG REIMBURSEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS
CADTH Common Drug Review
Fentanyl buccal (Fentora): Pain (breakthrough), cancer (adults)
Propranolol oral solution (Hemangiol): Infantile hemangioma
HEALTH TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT PRODUCTS
Reports completed in February 2017.
Recent summaries of evidence with critical appraisals include:
Issues in Emerging Health Technologies
Resources to Address the Opioid Crisis
CADTH is working diligently to put the best available evidence on opioid-related topics in the hands of health care professionals, patients, and governments. Read more about our commitment to the Joint Statement of Action to Address the Opioid Crisis. What follows are some of our latest products:
- Browse through our new Evidence Bundle on Opioids and Pain to quickly find exactly what you need.
- Navigating Opioids for Chronic Pain: a visualization of the impact of high dose-prescribing developed by ISMP Canada ― the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada―, the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, and Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing, and endorsed by CADTH and the Canadian Patient Safety Institute.
- In Brief: Crushed Buprenorphine Tablets for Opioid Dependency: A Review
Additionally, read our March Evidence Matters column in Hospital News, “If not opioids, then what?”
Recognition and Diagnosis of Sepsis in Adults: A Review of Evidence-Based Guidelines
NEWS & EVENTS
Join us in person or online on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, as we release the fourth edition of the Guidelines for the Economic Evaluation of Health Technologies: Canada. There is no fee to attend but registration is required. Click here to register.
Registration is now open for the 2017 CADTH Symposium from April 23 to 25, 2017, in Ottawa, Ontario. This year’s theme is “Measuring Value in Theory and the Real World.”
Our preliminary program is now available. Check out the list of workshops, presenters, and plenary speakers.
Additionally, we are pleased to be hosting Dr. Danielle Martin as special keynote speaker at our 2017 CADTH Symposium Social Event on the evening of Monday, April 24, 2017, at the Canadian Museum of History.
Dr. Martin will be discussing ideas from her new book Better Now: Six Big Ideas to Improve Health Care for All Canadians.
We hope you will join us at the Symposium in April!
TELL US WHAT YOU THINK
We love hearing how our products and services are influencing health care policies, clinical practices, and patient outcomes. If you have a success story to share, please get in touch with your CADTH Liaison Officer.
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