October 2017

Cognitive systems have the potential to dramatically change healthcare in Canada

Harnessing both visible and invisible data can have a profound impact on our healthcare system.

October 2017

The Big Data Revolution: Opportunities for Chief Nurse Executives     

A discussion of how nurse executives armed with informatics competency can harness the full potential of Big Data and the new opportunities it offers for nursing knowledge development.

October 2017

Social Media Technology and Public Health in Ontario: Findings from a Planning Meeting Exploring Current Practices and Future Research Directions     

In the province of Ontario, many of the public health units now possess and use social media as part of their daily health promotion and communication operations. To explore this ...

August 2017

Barriers and Facilitators to Family Planning Access in Canada         

Contraceptives are underutilized in Canada, and nearly one in three Canadian women will have an abortion in her lifetime. To help delineate a national family planning research agenda, the authors ...

August 2017

In Conversation with Marilyn Emery

President and CEO Marilyn Emery is no stranger to transformational change and its cultural underpinnings. With a view that healthcare leaders need to work to keep people out of hospitals, ...

August 2017

The World’s First Virtual Cello Lesson – Perhaps with a Few Lessons for Healthcare

It turns out that infection control is a big issue for music teachers. Prepaid lessons are often attended even if a student misses school; or the sick sibling attends ...

June 2017

Improving Outcomes through Transformational Health and Social Care Integration – The Scottish Experience         

The Scottish Parliament recently passed legislation on integrating healthcare and social care to improve the quality and outcomes for people with multiple and complex needs across Scotland. This ambitious legislation ...

June 2017

A Better Prescription: Advice for a National Strategy on Pharmaceutical Policy in Canada         

Canada needs a national strategy to fulfill its obligation to ensure universal access to necessary healthcare, including prescription drugs. In this essay, the authors present a framework for a renewed ...

April 2017

Increasing Access to Health Administrative Data with ICES Data & Analytic Services

Making the data widely available to the broader research community engages ICES investigators involved in front-line care, stimulates new avenues of research and fosters collaboration that was previously challenging or ...

April 2017

Data Data Everywhere; But Researchers Dare to Drink

To be fair, there are legitimate concerns about data mining, in particular the harnessing of data for secondary purposes to improve Canada's healthcare system

 

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