Patients Redefining Healthcare Summit

(formerly known as Drug Pricing Policy Summit)

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

On November 12-13, 2019, Save Your Skin Foundation, Canadian Psoriasis Network, and Schizophrenia Society of Ontario co-hosted the 4th Annual Summit, A Dose of Reality: Patients Redefining the Future of Health Care in Canada. The 2019 Summit builds on the three previous Summits which provided an unprecedented opportunity for patients, caregivers and patient representatives from diverse disease and disability groups to come together to discuss a shared vision for health care in Canada.


Click here to read the 2019 Summit Reports:

A Dose of Reality: Patients Redefining Healthcare Summit 2019 Report

Une dose de réalité: Les patients redéfinissent l’avenir des soins de santé au Canada – Rapport 2019


View playlist of presentation recordings from the 2019 Summit: A Dose of Reality: Patients Redefining the Future of Health Care in Canada

Or select from the list below to view individual presentation recordings:


Welcome, Overview of Summit, & 101 on Health Systems

Panel 1: Updates on Health Care in Canada   

Megan Bettle, Director, Centre for Regulatory Excellence, Statistics & Trials (CREST), Biologics & Genetic Therapies Directorate, Health Products & Food Branch, Health Canada

Wayne Critchley, Senior Associate, Global Public Affairs

Eric Sutherland, Executive Director, Data Governance and Strategy, Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)

Robin Martin – Greetings on behalf of the government from Ontario’s Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, Hon. Christine Elliott    

Sharon Clarke, Program Lead, Indigenous Health, CIHI

Panel 2: Updates on Health Care in Canada (cont’d)   

Sarah Berglas, Manager, Patient Engagement, Canadian Agency for Drugs & Technologies in Health (CADTH)

Marie-Claude Aubin, Coordonnatrice scientifique en pharmacoéconomie, Direction du médicament Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS)

Jennifer Clawson, Partner & Associate Director, Health Systems and Value-Based Health, Boston Consulting Group

Karen Voin, Vice President Group Benefits and Anti Fraud, Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association Inc (CLHIA)

Highlights from the morning presentations


The Determinants of Access to Care    

Dr. Ambreen Sayani, Health Strategist and Consultant; Coordinator Lung Cancer Screening Study, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto

Focus on Value-Based Health Care in Canada   

Jennifer Rayner, Director, Research & Evaluation, Alliance for Healthier Communities

Monika Slovinec D’Angelo, Ph.D., Director of Health, Conference Board of Canada

Eva Villalba, Executive Director, Coalition Priorité Cancer au Québec

Monika Slovinec & Eva Villalba Presentation

Stacie Myers, Manager of Outcomes Research & Development, International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (iCHOM)

Day 1 Closing Remarks


Day 2 – Welcome Back

Patient Panels from across Canada (BC, AB)    

Patient Panels from across Canada (SK, MB)

Patient Panels from across Canada (ON, QC)

Patient Panels from across Canada (NL, NB, PEI, NS)



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Please CLICK HERE to see reports, videos, and details from 2016, 2017, and 2018 Summits

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