Spotlight

February 10, 2020

What Is Missing from “Patient Oriented Research”? A View from Public Health Systems and Services

Bernadette Pauly et. al. examine three concepts central to the SPOR framework and to PHSSR – patients, patient engagement and health services – through a public health systems and services lens. They identify dominant underlying discourses of SPOR and discuss important contributions from public health and PHSSR that could strengthen the framework and improve the potential for health system improvements.

Events

Wednesday, March 04, 2020  - Toronto, ON Breakfast with the Chiefs

The Past, Present and Future of Integrated Care in Ontario

Susan Fitzpatrick in conversation with Brian Golden at the Rotman School of Management

Awards

Call for Submissions: The Ted Freedman Award for Innovation in Education

Longwoods Publishing, in cooperation with the Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR), presents this award yearly. A representative from the winning organization will be recognized during the 2020 CAHSPR ConferenceClick here for Guidelines. Submission Deadline has been extended to Friday, March 13, 2020 at 5 p.m.

Articles

News

Feb 20, 2020 Health & Healthcare News
During a stroke, every second counts. This Toronto doctor’s drug shown to buy more time for patients

2020-02-20 from thestar.com A new trial has shown for the first time that a drug may be able to slow the devastating damage that strokes can cause to the brain in some patients. And the expanded win [...]

Feb 20, 2020 Health & Healthcare News
South Korea city deserted after coronavirus 'super-spreads' through church

February 20, 2020. Reuters reports: The streets of South Korea’s fourth-largest city were abandoned on Thursday, with residents holed up indoors after dozens of people caught the new coronaviru [...]

Feb 20, 2020 Health & Healthcare News
Simple urine test could improve early detection of bladder cancer – WHO study

February 20, 2020. UN News: The test is based on detecting mutations in the telomerase reverse transcriptase (TERT) gene – a crucial element for cancer genesis and progression – the most [...]

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