December 04, 2019

Racism and Geographical Barriers to Safe Care for Indigenous Communities

This commentary from Carrie Bourassa examines the inequitable access to healthcare services that Indigenous peoples in Canada face on a daily basis. Several recommendations to address physical and geographical access are included. "Get rid of the stereotypes and treat people with dignity and respect. The healthcare practitioners need to listen and hear what people are saying to them. They need to be respectful of other ways of being and doing things" - study participant. Full Article

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Dec 09, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
Innovative project launched using advanced digital technology to transform management of complex care for patients with heart failure

Continuum is a large-scale project developed by a partnership of CRCHUM, Greybox Solutions Inc., MEDTEQ and Boehringer Ingelheim Canada MONTREAL, Dec. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Montreal's innovation profe [...]

Dec 09, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
Is a national pharmacare program any closer to reality? André Picard

2019-12-09 from We’ve just had a federal election, a conference of provincial and territorial premiers and a Speech from the Throne, a trifecta for policy wonks. Has the fl [...]

Dec 09, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
Trudeau vague on scope of national pharmacare plan

2019-12-09 from New Democratic Party leader Jagmeet Singh says he can’t support the Liberal government’s Speech from the Throne because its pharmacare promise is too vagu [...]

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The collection of papers in this special issue represents a response to a pan-Canadian consensus effort to modernize health services policy and research doctoral and post-doctoral training for greater health system impact. These modernization efforts have focused on preparing a cadre of Canada’s PhD graduates for success as leaders of evidence-informed health system innovation in settings that bridge the academy and the health system at the juncture of health policy, health service deliver [...]



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