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Healthy Aging Interventions, Programs, and Initiatives: An Environmental Scan

Last Updated: July 10, 2020
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Environmental Scans
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Summary Canadians are generally living longer in good health than previous generations. However, there is still a high risk of frailty among community-dwelling older adults. With the older adult population steadily rising in Canada, it is important that effective interventions, programs, and initiatives are developed to support the healthy ag...

  • Project Number: ES0342-000

Cone Beam CT in Dental and Other Settings

Last Updated: July 8, 2020
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Environmental Scans

The main objective of this Environmental Scan is to inform Health Canada’s regulation of cone beam CT (CBCT) device manufacturers. It is not intended as an assessment of individual clinical practice. The key objectives of this Environmental Scan are to: determine procedures for which CBCT is commonly used identify the professionals conducti...

  • Project Number: ES0348-000

Reimbursement Criteria for Biologics in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Policy Scan

Last Updated: May 5, 2020
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Environmental Scans

CADTH is conducting an Environmental Scan to better understand the similarities and differences between the current public drug programs criteria for accessing biologic drugs in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in Canada. The specific objectives are: to identify existing criteria for reimbursing biologic drugs in RA across Canadian...

  • Project Number: ES0351-000

The Use of Real-World Evidence for Medical Device Assessment: An Environmental Scan

Last Updated: March 19, 2020
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Environmental Scans

Health Canada and the Pan-Canadian Health Technology Assessment Collaborative have developed a strategy for optimizing the use of real-world evidence (RWE) to improve the accessibility, affordability, and appropriate use of medical devices across the product life cycle. To inform the development of an RWE framework, CADTH undertook an Environmen...

  • Project Number: ES0344-000

The Use of Volatile Anesthetic Drugs in Canadian Critical Care Settings

Last Updated: March 9, 2020
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Environmental Scans

As part of a CADTH Environmental Scan, a survey is being planned on the use of volatile anesthetic drugs in Canadian critical care settings. Recent literature indicates that volatile anesthetic drugs are being used in intensive care unit settings; however, the extent of their utilization in Canadian critical care settings is unknown. Because vo...

  • Project Number: ES0347-000

Remote Monitoring Programs for Cardiac Conditions in Canada

Last Updated: February 26, 2020
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Environmental Scans

CADTH is undertaking an Environmental Scan of the remote monitoring programs for people with chronic heart failure, atrial fibrillation, hypertension, and for people undergoing cardiac rehabilitation for acute and chronic conditions. This project is being conducted to help inform decision-making and to support the implementation of remote monito...

  • Project Number: ES0345-000

Barriers to Accessing Fecal Microbiota Transplant in Canada

Last Updated: November 20, 2019
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Environmental Scans
Research Type: Device

Evidence supports the use of fecal microbiota transplant (FMT) for recurrent clostridium difficile (C. difficile) infection. Information on the potential of FMT for treating other conditions, such as inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, and Crohn disease, is also emerging. The indications and demand for FMT may increase in future, yet...

  • Project Number: ES0341-000

Healthy Aging

Last Updated: October 31, 2019
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Environmental Scans

This Environmental Scan focuses on interventions to promote healthy aging and prevent frailty in older, community-dwelling adults. Interventions may be offered at various levels of health and social care, and identifying effective interventions could help to increase the uptake of best practices. The scan is based on a literature review and a su...

  • Project Number: ES0342-000

Care for Acquired Brain Injury and Concurrent Mental Health and Substance Use Issues

Last Updated: October 18, 2019
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Environmental Scans

CADTH is undertaking an Environmental Scan of systems and services that are in place in Canada for caring for individuals affected by acquired brain injury (ABI) and concurrent mental health and/or substance use issues. This project is being conducted to help inform decision-making and support practice change to improve the health and well-being...

  • Project Number: ES0339-000

Intravenous Iron — International

Last Updated: October 11, 2019
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Environmental Scans

The World Health Organization guidelines define anemia as a circulating hemoglobin concentration of less than 13 g/dL for men and less than 12 g/dL for non-pregnant women. More than 50% of anemia cases are caused by iron deficiency. Iron deficiency can occur in two forms: absolute iron deficiency (iron deficiency anemia) or functional iron defic...

  • Project Number: ES0338-000