Do higher drug costs lead to better health? – A rebuttal

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Donald Han
Edward C. Y. Wang




The authors Mintzes and Lexchin1 in their commentary to our paper titled The Value of Medicines in Canada,2 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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