Opinion: To fix Canadian health care, let’s try the Dutch model

Paramedics roll out a stretcher from the emergency department at Mount Sinai Hospital, in Toronto, on January 13, 2021.Cole Burston/The Canadian Press Ake Blomqvist is a Research Associate Professor at Carleton University and a Health Policy Scholar at the CD Howe Institute, where Rosalie Wyonch is also a Senior Policy Analyst. The pandemic has revealed … Read more

TIMELINE-Biogen’s Alzheimer’s drug hits brakes on Medicare coverage

April 8 (Reuters) – The U.S. government health plan for people over 65 on Thursday issued its final coverage policy for Biogen’s Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm, moving forward with an unusually strict plan that would limited to patients in clinical trials. Below are the events of the drug’s controversial and prolonged approval last June and developments … Read more