Do higher drug costs lead to better health?

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Donald Han
Edward C.Y. Wang


better health, higher drug costs


Dear Editor: The authors Mintzes and Lexchin in their commentary to our paper titled The Value of Medicines in Canada, have cultivated a theme to which we both agree – the need for efficient use of drug therapy. It is our original position that innovative pharmaceuticals, when used appropriately as part of overall disease management, offer value-for-money by increasing both the global quality and quantity of life.

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