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IHE receives Alberta Innovates funding to expand health economics services for Alberta SMEs

Health Economics Support for SMEs Across the Health Innovation Cycle Alberta Innovates is providing $1.95 million over 3 years to the Institute of Health Economics (IHE) through its Health Innovation Platform Partnerships program. This funding is to support health economics service delivery for Alberta’s innovative health companies. This new funding allows IHE to expand the highly successful Life Sciences SME Commercialization Platform, to strengthen and accelerate Alberta’s competitive advantage. Aligning with Alberta Innovates Accelerating Innovations into CarE (AICE) programs, the platform provides SMEs with economic analyses to define the commercial potential of their technologies, and the business/adoption case for payers. “Increasingly, promising health solutions require rigorous assessment…
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IHE CEO participates in CBC opinion piece on Omicron response

“Please, for the love of god, listen to the epidemiologists!” Dr. Chris McCabe, IHE CEO, provides an opinion piece along with UofA professor, Blake Murdoch, senior research associate with the Health Law Institute. The article highlights that understanding the exponential growth of infection is absolutely key to responding to and mitigating pandemics. The full article is available at the following link: For further information John Sproule, Senior Policy Director, Institute of Health Economics, Ph: 780-862-1905  Email: [email protected]
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CAN Health network and IHE partner to improve economic case for Canadian Health Tech solutions

System partners developing evidence-based business cases to accelerate adoption of high potential, home-grown health innovations The CAN Health Network (Coordinated-Accessible-National) is partnering with the Institute of Health Economics (IHE) to ensure the Network’s companies can access the evidence they need to prove the value of their innovations, while giving health systems, the data and analysis to make informed purchasing decisions. CAN Health and IHE have agreed to establish a mutual referral system for Canadian health tech companies to support the economic evaluation of promising solutions, while connecting companies to the Network for the consideration of evidence-informed adoption by Edges. IHE has developed a unique service offering to support health care companies with economic…
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IHE CEO appointed to International Summit on Human Genome Editing planning committee

IHE CEO, Dr. Chris McCabe has been appointed to a multidisciplinary committee to plan the Third International Summit on Human Genome Editing, which will take place 7–9 March 2022 in London, UK. The committee, which includes representatives from eleven nations, is being chaired by Professor Robin Lovell-Badge FMedSci FRS. The three-day Summit will be held at The Francis Crick Institute in London, with the option to participate remotely. The Summit is being organised by the UK Royal Society and Academy of Medical Sciences, the US National Academies of Sciences and Medicine and UNESCO-The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries (TWAS). A statement from the presidents of the organizing institutions also published today, sets out how this Summit will build…
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Global Health and Pharma Magazine names IHE “Most Trusted Health and Economics Institute, 2021”

Global Health and Pharma Magazine (GHP) names the Institute of Health Economics – The Most Trusted Health and Economics Institute for 2021. The GHP awards program is in its sixth year and honors innovation and outstanding performance across the health related industries.  The IHE is pleased to have received this recognition. A short article entitled “Creating Value through Collaboration” is included in the latest GPH issue which is available at the link below,.   GPH article:    For further information John Sproule, Senior Policy Director, Institute of Health Economics, Ph: 780-862-1905  Email: [email protected] The Institute of Health Economics (IHE) is an independent, not-for-profit research organization that conducts health economics and health services…
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