Archive for January, 2013

Chaoulli v. Quebec

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

SUPREME COURT OF CANADA CITATION: Chaoulli v. Quebec (Attorney General), [2005] 1S.C.R. 791, 2005 SCC 35 DATE: 2005/06/09 Click here to download the PDF

From evidence to insight: Achieving outcomes that matter

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

IBM Healthcare and Life Sciences Thought Leadership Click here to Download the PDF The global healthcare industry is at a pivotal point to transform, reinvent and realign to a more vital and evolving new model. There is broad recognition that cost increases are unsustainable, yet results remain inadequate. Buyers of care, including governments, employers and [...]

How do Canadian primary care physicians rate the health system

Monday, January 21st, 2013

Survey results from the 2012 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey of Primary Care Doctors. Bulletin 7 in the Canadian Health Care Matters compares the experiences of primary care physicians across Canada and internationally in the areas of access to care, coordination of care, use of information technology, and practice improvement and incentives. Download this [...]

Transforming Health Information Management

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

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Living Longer, Living Well

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

January 2013 Highlights and Key Recommendations From the Report Submitted to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care and the Minister Responsible for Seniors on recommendations to inform a Seniors Strategy for Ontario Dr. Samir K. Sinha, MD, DPhil, FRCPC Provincial Lead, Ontario’s Seniors Strategy Click here to download the PDF

The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion

Monday, January 7th, 2013

First International Conference on Health Promotion, Ottawa, 21 November 1986 Health Promotion Health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health. To reach a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, an individual or group must be able to identify and to realize aspirations, to satisfy [...]