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The Star (18 Dec): It's time to fix medicare's innovation problem

Created on Monday, 18 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

The recent passing of renowned health economist Uwe Reinhardt has sparked widespread reflection on his many insightful observations about health policy. German born, Reinhardt spent his academic career ...

Battling zombies with brains: SPPH celebrates career of Professor Emeritus Morris Barer

Created on Tuesday, 12 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Professor Emeritus Morris Barer has been battling zombies for much of his career. But forget cricket bats and crossbows: for 40 years, Dr. Barer has been using health services and policy research to ...

Canadian Health Workforce Conference 2018 (Oct 4-5 2018)

Created on Monday, 04 December 2017. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

About the CHWC:  The Canadian Health Workforce Conference (CHWC) brings together policy makers, academics, researchers, practitioners  and students from across the country with responsibility ...

Yukon Government (Sept 27): Government of Yukon takes steps towards regulated midwifery in Yukon

Created on Friday, 29 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

The Government of Yukon has created a Midwifery Advisory Committee tasked with examining policy and regulatory options to govern midwifery in the territory. The committee will also advise on a model of ...

Breakfast Television (28 Sep): Ontario to require disclosure of pharma payments to health profession

Created on Thursday, 28 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... that are taking place.” There are already some restrictions in Ontario on the types of benefits that can be received, but disclosure isn’t always required. A policy from the regulatory body for doctors ...

CTV News (28 Sep): Health systems often discriminate against Indigenous patients: Philpott

Created on Thursday, 28 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... doctors say is widespread. On Wednesday while speaking at a Public Policy Forum event in Ottawa focused on Indigenous health, Philpott said she had witnessed first-hand the different treatment a female ...

The Globe and Mail (Aug 22): Ontario pharmacies filling more opioid prescriptions, but in smaller do

Created on Tuesday, 22 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Pharmacies in Ontario are filling a growing number of prescriptions for opioids, but a new report from the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network suggests this may actually reflect safer prescribing practices. ...

CTV news (Aug 03): Mental health expert presents recommendations after Cape Breton teen suicides

Created on Thursday, 03 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... on teen mental health, which he described as a complex social problem. Kutcher recommended a provincial policy be developed to address students' responsible use of personal devices such as cellphones ...

Troy Media (July 30): Navigating Health and Social System a Challenge to Caregivers

Created on Monday, 31 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... in the public sector are being fulfilled by the private sector, at the cost of equitable access. So what can be done? First, the structural burden of caregiving has to be included in health policy ...

Devex (July 19) Opinion: Recalibrating investments in the global health and social workforce

Created on Thursday, 20 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...   As part of the five-year action plan, three policy positions serve as an important guide for reframing global efforts to address the shortage of health workers and advance UHC and sustainable ...

Healthy Debate (June 21): Medical trainees under too much pressure to do research

Created on Wednesday, 19 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... and networking opportunities research offers. But some trainees are more interested in medical education, global health, health economics and policy, or quality improvement. Although these non-research ...

The Globe and Mail (July 11): Learning from the Dutch ‘neighbourhood care’ model

Created on Tuesday, 11 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... and inefficient, what has intrigued health policy experts are the metrics:   A study by KPMG found that having a single nurse provide all care was costlier per hour, but both quality and patient ...

Healthy Debate (July, 6): Does more education for health professionals equal better patient care?

Created on Thursday, 06 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... positions. “We see this as a great retention strategy for the younger generation and the novice nurses see this as a way up the career ladder,” says Josette Roussel, a senior nurse advisor in the Policy, ...

Globe and Mail (June 19): McGill medical school to reach out to Indigenous, low-income students

Created on Tuesday, 20 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... supervision of medical residents. McGill has since implemented changes, including anonymous reporting of overwork or harassment, a workload policy that specifies a maximum number of student placement ...

CHPCA (June 5): Palliative care stakeholder groups delighted by passage of C-277 at 3rd Reading

Created on Wednesday, 07 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... As the national voice for hospice palliative care in Canada, the CHPCA is happy to see progress being made on the hospice palliative care policy front in Canada.” With C-277 moving to the upper chamber ...

June 6: Government of Canada Invests in CAMH-led Mental Health Initiative in Correctional Facilities

Created on Tuesday, 06 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental health and addiction issues. CAMH is fully affiliated ...

WHO (June 30) Call for expression of interests WHO Guideline on Community Based He

Created on Thursday, 01 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

The World Health Organization (WHO) is in the process of developing policy guidelines to assist national governments, as well as national and international partners, to improve the design, implementation, ...

IRPP Policy Options (May 29): Recognizing the worth of natural caregivers

Created on Monday, 29 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

The financial sustainability of our formal care systems depends on family, friends and neighbours, a reality often recognized only by caregivers themselves. Written by  Date published ...

CHHRN-CIHI Library: 2017 Publications/Reports

Created on Wednesday, 17 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... : Passons à l’action  Paul R, Martimianakis M A T, Johnstone J, McNaughton N, Austin Z  Internationally educated health professionals in Canada: Navigating three policy subsystems along ...

The Telegram (16 May): National expert of safe RN staffing speaks to MHAs

Created on Tuesday, 16 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... system policy and the future of nursing. “Today, we presented extensive research on the impact of RN staffing,” said RNU president Debbie Forward said in a news release. “The research is clear. RNs have ...

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