Purpose of this study:
To investigate and document influences and trends in the costs related to prescription drugs.
Who can participate?
Individuals aged 19+ who have changed their use of prescription drugs due to cost.
What is involved?
Participants are asked the take part in 2 one-on-one interviews. Each interview will last approximately 60-90 minutes, and the second interview is a follow-up, 6-
months after the first. The participants will be asked about their experiences with costs and prescription drugs. Participants will receive a $25 honorarium for each interview.
When does this study take place?
Spring and summer 2014
Where does this study take place/location?
Vancouver – at a time and location that is convenient to participants.
Dr. Michael Law, PhD
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, UBC
VCH Research Institute Affiliated Investigator
Lead Interview Investigator:
Dr. Laurie Goldsmith
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU
Jillian Kratzer, Research Coordinator,
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