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Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
March 2018 Independent Performance Evaluation, Canada Health Infoway

Executive Summary of the Final Report Findings, Conclusions and Observations Relevance Findings – Addressing and Being Responsive to a Demonstrable Need Similar to the findings in previous evaluations of Infoway’s funding agreements, there continued to be a need for a national, multi-jurisdictional approach to eHealth in Canada, and to have a pan-Canadian organization such as [...]

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Monday, April 9th, 2018
CFHI Blog: Transforming the Cancer Experience

Latest post: March 23, 2018 Our healthcare system is arguably facing some of the greatest challenges in its history. An aging population, breakthroughs in treatments, and changing patient needs have led to a system that is increasingly under pressure. Click here to read the full post.

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Thursday, April 5th, 2018
e-Health 2018 Conference

  e-Health 2018 Conference: Celebrate, Grow & Inspire Bold Action in Canada’s Digital Health Community As Canada’s largest national digital health event, the e-Health Conference and Tradeshow brings together passionate individuals from across the country to learn from leading digital health professionals and innovators from Canada and around the world. The conference offers top-quality learning and [...]

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Monday, April 2nd, 2018
Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC) – Annual Report 2016-2017

Mobilizing positive change – Improving cancer control in Canada  Canada is one of the few countries in the world to implement a robust national cancer strategy. As steward of the Canadian Strategy for Cancer Control, the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer has worked with hundreds of stakeholders across the country to build a coordinated, national approach [...]

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Monday, April 2nd, 2018
Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) – Annual Report Highlights 2016-2017

Collaboration and Shared Leadership As a national patient safety and quality organization, the Canadian Patient Safety Institute has established pan-Canadian partnerships with national organizations interested in advancing patient safety, and has developed a strong reputation and relationship with other jurisdictions and international organizations. By cultivating and sharing knowledge, the Canadian Patient Safety Institute effectively utilizes [...]

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Monday, April 2nd, 2018
Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) – Annual Report 2016-2017

Continuing to Make Progress for Canadians  Infoway is committed to openness and transparency in reporting about digital health progress resulting from investments made with taxpayers’ funds. Since 2001, the federal government has provided Infoway with $2.15 billion in six separate grants. Infoway has used these funds to co-invest in 436 projects with the provinces, territories [...]

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Monday, April 2nd, 2018
Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI) – Annual Report 2016-2017

CFHI’S STRATEGY 2016‒2017 Goals and objectives Execute, analyze, evaluate and communicate widely the results of CFHI’s improvement collaboratives. Create opportunities and strategic partnerships to move from spread of improvement to scale up, including analysis of policy changes to enable the scale up of innovation. Deliver CFHI’s EXTRA program. Analyze, evaluate and disseminate widely improvement project [...]

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Monday, April 2nd, 2018
Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) – Annual Report 2016–2017

Shaping CIHI’s Future — A Commitment to Action A global view International comparisons at CIHI  How does Canada fare in relation to international benchmarks and targets? Which countries have the best results and how can we learn from them? It’s our job to help answer these questions. International Comparisons at CIHI, released in February, provides [...]

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Monday, April 2nd, 2018
Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) – At a Glance 2016-2017

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Monday, April 2nd, 2018
Real Need Real Action CCSA Annual Report 2016-2017

A new regulatory framework for the non-medical use of cannabis is imminent in Canada.  What are the potential health and social consequences? What kinds of provisions should new policies include to protect against possible risks and negative outcomes? And once the new legislation is in place, what should be monitored to determine its impacts? The [...]

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