Payers, Policy & Pricing: A Head Start on Market Access for Canadian Healthcare Entrepreneurs

Debbie Milliken presents at JLABS @ Toronto on June 15th with other market access experts.

“Introduction to Market Access” workshop for Canadian healthcare startups.

Topics include:

  • Background on each stage of market access:
    – HTA
    – Pricing
    – Working with Payers to Secure Drug Coverage (Public & Private)
  • A deeper dive into Public & Private Payers
  • How startups should approach & prepare for market access

January 28, 2014 is Bell Let’s Talk Day


Bell will donate 5¢ more to mental health initiatives for every:

  • Text message sent*
  • Mobile and long distance call made*
  • Tweet using #BellLetsTalk
  • Facebook share of our Bell Let’s Talk image

Visit for tools to contribute to the conversation on mental health.


Ontario Health Study – Get involved and be a champion!

Ontario Health

Consider participating in the Ontario Health Study.  The Study is one of the largest long-term health studies ever attempted in North America and already nearly 225,000 Ontarians have taken the online survey. The information obtained through the survey will help scientists understand the risk factors and causes of chronic diseases and spur the creation of new prevention strategies and treatments.

Learn more and spread the word!


pCODR and CPAC Tutorial

The Pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review (pCODR) and the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer have developed a useful tutorial addressing questions on how cancer drug funding decisions are made in Canada.