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Characteristics of Remote and Isolated Managed Health Care Facilities: An Environmental Scan

Published on: April 18, 2018
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Environmental Scans
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Context Providing all citizens in the geographically diverse country of Canada access to universal, equitable, and high-quality health care is a challenge that many health care decision-makers face.1 One strategy to provide vital health care services to Canadians living in remote areas has been the establishment of remote community health care f...

  • Project Number: ES0318

Use of Real-World Evidence in Single-Drug Assessments Environmental Scan

Published on: April 18, 2018
Result type: Reports
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Context Traditionally, regulatory and health technology assessment (HTA) organizations rely on evidence derived from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) for the assessment of new drugs, given that RCTs are perceived as the gold standard to demonstrate efficacy and safety. However, patients in RCTs are highly selected and may not reflect the targ...

Use of Real-World Evidence in Single Drug Technology Assessment Processes by Health Technology Assessment and Regulatory Organizations

Published on: April 18, 2018
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Environmental Scans

Traditionally, regulatory and health technology assessment organizations rely on evidence derived from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) for the assessment of new drugs. However, patients enrolled in RCTs tend to be highly selected and may not reflect the more diversified population in whom the drug may be used. Long-term effects of drugs are ...

  • Project Number: ES0323-000

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Other miscellaneous topics, Biomedical Comparative Effectiveness Research, real world RWE RWD Technology Assessment

Characteristics of Remote and Isolated Managed Health Care Facilities: An Environmental Scan

Published on: April 18, 2018
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Environmental Scans

CADTH undertook an Environmental Scan to identify the current context around the availability of essential services and equipment in managed health care facilities in remote and isolated communities. As these communities are often without access to the same range of health care services available in urban and rural centres, there was interest in...

  • Project Number: ES0318-000

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Health Services, Health Services Accessibility, Hospitals, Medically Underserved Area, Rural Health, Rural Health Services, Medical devices, Indigenous, Rural

HPV Testing for Primary Cervical Cancer Screening

Published on: April 17, 2018
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Optimal Use

The majority of sexually active women will acquire a human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in their lifetime, and an estimated 10% of these infections can develop into cervical cancer. Women in all Canadian jurisdictions have access to cervical cancer screening using the cytology-based Papanicolaou (Pap) test. While implementation of the Pap t...

  • Project Number: OP0530-000

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Cancer, Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia, DNA Probes, Early Detection of Cancer, Mass Screening, Papillomavirus Infections, Screening, Triage, Uterine Cervical Dysplasia, Uterine Cervical Neoplasms, Vaginal Smears, Cancer, Cancer, Gynecology/obstetrics, Laboratory tests, HPV, HPV infection, HPV infections, HPV test, HPV testing, HPV tests, Human Papillomavirus DNA Tests, Human Papillomavirus testing, Human Papillomavirus tests, cervical cancer, cervical neoplasm, human papillomavirus test

Policies to Reduce Harms from the Concomitant Use of Opioids and Central Nervous System Depressant Drugs

Published on: April 17, 2018
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Environmental Scans

Patients who are prescribed opioids may also be treated for conditions requiring the use of tranquilizing drugs, such as benzodiazepines, that function as central nervous system depressants. Concurrent use of these two types of drugs has been associated with an increased risk of harms including injuries, overdose, and death. To protect patients ...

  • Project Number: ES0324-000

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Analgesics, Anesthesia, Benzodiazepine, Central Nervous System Agents, Central Nervous System Depressants, Narcotics, Nervous System, Opioids, Policy, Anesthesia, Nervous system, Opioid