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News Canada » Health: Tandem Diabetes Care Applies for Health Canada Medical Device License

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tandem-diabetes-care-applies-health-213000726.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc. (TNDM), a medical device company and manufacturer of the only touchscreen insulin pumps, today announced its submission of a medical device license application to Health Canada to market its t:slim X2™ Insulin Pump with ...

News Canada » Health: Tandem Diabetes bids for Health Canada nod

News channel or source: https://www.massdevice.com/tandem-diabetes-bids-health-canada-nod/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Tandem Diabetes Care (NSDQ:TNDM) has submitted a medical device license application to Health Canada in the hopes of launching its t:slim X2 insulin pump in Canada in the second half of this year. The San Diego, Calif.-based company expects that its ...

News Canada » Health: Governments of Canada and Northwest Territories Finalize Bilateral Agreement to Improve Health Care Services

News channel or source: https://www.bizjournals.com/prnewswire/press_releases/2018/02/21/C2867
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

OTTAWA, Feb. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - Canada's universal, publicly funded health system is a source of pride for Canadians. The Government of Canada is working with provinces and territories to strengthen health care and adapt the system to the changing needs of ...

News Canada » Health: BRIEF-Health Canada Approves Roche's Ocrevus For Type of Multiple Sclerosis

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/brief-health-canada-approves-roches-ocre/brief-health-canada-approves-roches-ocrevus-for-type-of-multiple-sclerosis-idUSFWN1Q510T
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

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News Canada » Health: Canadian Health Insurer Announces Groundbreaking Medical Cannabis Plan

News channel or source: https://www.leafly.com/news/canada/canadian-health-insurer-announces-groundbreaking-medical-cannabis-plan
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

One of Canada’s biggest health insurance companies will soon offer coverage for medicinal cannabis. Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada today announced an extended-health care plan that insures medicinal marijuana, with the option available to members ...

News Canada » Health: These states want to import cheaper drugs from Canada

News channel or source: http://www.wfmz.com/health/these-states-want-to-import-cheaper-drugs-from-canada/702034968
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The approach: Let the state contract with wholesalers in Canada to import cheaper prescriptions and distribute them to the state's health care system. Other states -- including Vermont, West Virginia and Oklahoma -- are following similar paths, pushing ...

News Canada » Health: States Pressure Feds to Let Them Import Prescription Drugs From Canada

News channel or source: http://www.governing.com/topics/health-human-services/khn-canada-states-trump-drug-prices.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The approach: Let the state contract with wholesalers in Canada, importing cheaper prescriptions from up north and distributing them to the state’s health care system. Other states — Vermont, West Virginia and Oklahoma, among them — are following ...

News Canada » Health: U.S. states look to importing prescription drugs from Canada

News channel or source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/life/health/usa-states-look-to-importing-prescription-drugs-from-canada/article/515245
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

According to the nonpartisan National Academy for State Health Policy, a total of 87 bills in 34 states all look to save money on prescription medications. Six states are considering bills that would allow drugs to be imported from Canada, where they cost ...

News Canada » Health: Health Canada food guide reform not science-based: MP

News channel or source: https://ipolitics.ca/2018/02/08/health-canada-food-guide-reform-not-science-based-mp/
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

The federal health department has taken an activist approach to its method of reforming the Canada Food Guide, Conservative agriculture critic John Barlow said Wednesday — a tactic the Alberta MP says risks doing serious harm to this country’s ...

News Canada » Health: Health Canada licenses four prenatal screening assays for risk assessment of fetal trisomies and pre-eclampsia

News channel or source: http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/Health-Canada-licenses-four-prenatal-screening-assays-for-risk-assessment-of-fetal-trisomies-and-pre-eclampsia-1015894075
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 15, 2018 /CNW/ -- B·R·A·H·M·S GmbH, a part of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., today announced that its sFlt-1, PlGF plus, PAPP-A and Free βhCG KRYPTOR assays have received Class III Medical Device System License from Health Canada ...