Building strong and long-lasting research partnerships
Although family physicians (FPs) and home health staff (HHS) understand the value of coordinating care to improve the health of their shared patients, they continue to face major obstacles such as difficulty achieving timely communication to clarify medical orders, and limited opportunities to develop common care plans for patients with complex needs.
As Canada's population ages, so too does demand for more quality senior care facilities. Research led by Dr. Margaret McGregor, a Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute scientist with the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, has found that types of ownership and certain organizational features of nursing homes correlate to fewer emergency department (ED) transfers.
It's Time to Break Our Addiction to Technology Adoption: Reframing HTA as the Cornerstone of "Resource Stewardship"
On November 17, 2014, Dr. Stirling Bryan gave a thought-provoking discussion about considerations related to value and the reimbursement of high-cost health technologies.
As part of CADTH’s 25th anniversary celebrations, we’ve launched a special lecture series on health technology assessment (HTA) in Canada.
We invite you to join us for the next talk in our series, featuring Dr. Stirling Bryan, Director, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, The University of British Columbia. Dr. Bryan will argue that “It’s Time to Break Our Addiction to Technology Adoption: Reframing HTA as the Cornerstone of ‘Resource Stewardship’.”
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Dr. Nick Bansback Receives CIHR New Investigator Award
Lidia Engel, PhD student at SFU and research assistant at C2E2, presented work on ‘Examining Exclusion Criteria in National Health State Valuation Studies: a Systematic Review’ and received an award for the best student oral presentation.
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