35th Annual CHSPR Health Policy Conference: Value Judgements: Focusing on Patients’ Health and Health Care Outcomes

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The movement to increase value from health care is gaining momentum and related initiatives are flourishing. For many, value from health care means measuring patients’ health relative to the costs incurred to achieve their outcomes. However, this concept over-simplifies the complex processes of generating or maintaining health. Focusing on patients’ health and health care outcomes […]

Population Effects of Implementing Multi-gene Panel Sequencing for Advanced Cancers in BC: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis

School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Speaker: Deirdre Weymann, BC Cancer Register to attend in-person in SPPH (room B104) or virtually (via Zoom). In September 2016, British Columbia became the first Canadian province to publicly reimburse multi-gene panel sequencing for informing advanced cancer care. The impacts of Oncopanel sequencing on population health and health system expenditures remain unknown. We draw on […]