Archive for October, 2017

Measuring Up 2017

Friday, October 20th, 2017

Measuring Up 2017 is Health Quality Ontario’s yearly report on the performance of Ontario’s health system.  The report is based on the Common Quality Agenda, a set of 50 health system indicators, and includes stories of Ontarians’ experiences with the health care system.  This year’s Measuring Up marks the 11th year of Health Quality Ontario reporting on the performance [...]

The Costs of Tobacco Use in Canada, 2012

Monday, October 16th, 2017

The Conference Board of Canada Report by Alexandru Dobrescu, Abhi Bhandari, Greg Sutherland, Thy Dinh This report is an update of the mortality and costs of tobacco use in Canada and in all provinces and territories using up-to-date reference information and data from the year 2012. Document Highlights Tobacco use is one of the primary [...]

Digital Health for Canadians the Focus of Infoway Partnership Conference

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Digital health leaders from around the world are coming together with a common goal of advancing digital health at the annual Infoway Partnership Conference November 14 and 15.  Participants will gather in Calgary to join this forum for knowledge exchange, debate and discussion. In the past, the conference emphasized modernizing the health care system by [...]

Annual Report 2016–17: uOttawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

uOttawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics is pleased to release its 2016–17 Annual Report. Click here to download the full PDF. Breakthroughs in the health sciences offer tremendous hope to patients and the public. But with progress come new legal, policy, and ethical challenges. The University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and [...]