Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health (PATH) Research Institute

Alternate name: 
Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health (PATH) Research Institute
Country: 
Canada
World area: 
America, North
The Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health (PATH) Research Institute was established in 2003, led by the world renowned Bernie O’Brien, and a group of researchers, including Ron Goeree, the current Director of PATH. PATH is based at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, but has strong affiliations with McMaster University as well. The PATH Research Institute conducts and promotes evidence-based evaluations of the effectiveness and efficiency of new and existing health care technologies. PATH has extensive expertise in conducting literature reviews, evidence synthesis, biostatistics, economic evaluation, costing, budget impact analysis, decision analytic modelling, policy analysis, health systems impact analysis, and techniques of research translation and knowledge uptake for new policy formation. PATH is particularly well suited to assist program, service and policy makers, at all levels of decision making, in making difficult decisions about efficient and equitable health care resource utilization.
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Journal Article

Web Article

Canada - GHO Country statistics. Vol 2014. Geneva: World Health Organisation (WHO); 2014. Abstract
Canada - OECD Countries. Vol 2014. Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD); 2014.

Book

Marchildon GP. Canada: Health system review. Vol 15 (1). Sagan A, Thomson S, editors. Copenhagen: WHO Regional Office for Europe; 2013. Abstract

Report