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CADTH releases 2018-2021 Strategic Plan

On April 16, 2018, the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) announced the release of its strategic plan for 2018-2021 entitled “Transforming How We Manage Health Technologies in Support of Better Health, Better Patient Experience, and Better Value”, and a brief summary overview of the plan. The CADTH, a health technology assessment agency, plans to transition to a health technology management agency by “[c]losing the gap between evidence, policy, and practice”, “[a]dopting a life-cycle approach to health technology assessment”, and “[a]nticipating health system and technology trends, and develop[ing] agile management strategies.”