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McMasterHealthForum 6h
Ontario Health Teams (OHTs) will require a different approach to governance than most OHT partners are used to having. Read the RISE brief on collaborative governance
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Kaelan Moat 7h
In September, a delegation from & travelled to New York for the UN General Assembly week (including Climate Week and Global Goals Week). Read more about their meetings
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The Sixth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research - the world’s largest gathering on health systems- will be held in the from 8-12 November 2020. We encourage you to submit abstracts addressing any of Symposium Sub-themes
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McMasterHealthForum Nov 8
Investing in improved water information systems only yields economic benefits if the data generated by these new systems actually improves water management decisions
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McMasterHealthForum Nov 7
Two of the most striking findings in this re police accountability were the low number of empirical studies included in the thematic synthesis and the limited amount of methodological information reported in these publications
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FP Gauvin Nov 6
To avoid inappropriate transfer to emergency departments, this study recommends increasing the role of GPs in the care of nursing home residents and promoting interprofessional communication and collaboration between GPs, NH staff and EDs
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McMasterHealthForum Nov 6
When governments are responding to a humanitarian crisis there often isn't a lot of time. That's why said he'd like to see some sort of rapid response unit that could distill a policy brief down to a few pages.
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McMasterHealthForum Nov 6
The evidence captured in 's evidence brief and the insights captured from their stakeholder dialogue have been shared with several ministries and the country’s parliament
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Kaelan Moat Nov 5
This assesses the effect of market-based reforms in developing countries on intermediate outcomes like technical efficiency and the resulting impacts on electricity access
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Michael Wilson Nov 5
In September, I helped to organize an workshop (held in Istanbul, Turkey) on preparing rapid syntheses, which also drew on the experiences of Evelina Chapman, a new member of the EURO staff team. Read more in Networks Update
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McMasterHealthForum Nov 5
Although the literature on green space and academic performance is small, shows mixed results, and mostly includes articles using observational, school-level research designs, there is sufficient evidence to warrant further research on this topic
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McMasterHealthForum Nov 5
The governmental health policy-development process for Syrian refugees: an embedded qualitative case studies in Lebanon and Ontario
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McMasterHealthForum Nov 5
The latest issue of Forum Update is now available. Read it online for our latest news, evidence & products or subscribe to our e-newsletters
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McMasterHealthForum Nov 4
To avoid inappropriate transfer to emergency departments, this study recommends respecting the patient's autonomy, providing sufficient nursing staff & investing in their education
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McMasterHealthForum Nov 4
The secretariat has been working on rebuilding AEN's website over the last five months, recently launching the first phase of the new evidence-informed decision-making hub >>
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McMasterHealthForum Nov 1
Read our latest news and check out our latest products in this month's Forum Update
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McMasterHealthForum Nov 1
Policies to address the complex health-care needs of Syrian refugees did not take into account myriad evidence-based research done into everything from PTSD to culturally sensitive care. Academic research needs to be more accessible says
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FP Gauvin Oct 31
It seems that providing hospitals with additional payments to reward performance achieves only small, short‐term, but non‐sustainable, effects. Penalizing hospitals through non‐payment for failure to reach performance targets seems slightly more effective
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McMasterHealthForum Nov 1
The Centre for Evidence-based Medicine at Lanzhou University, a PERLSS partner, recently organized meetings in Shenzhen, China to explore potential windows of opportunity for impact. Read more in the latest issue of Networks Update
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McMasterHealthForum Oct 31
Did you miss our webinar with earlier this week on citizen and patient engagement as a pillar of rapid-learning health systems? A recording is now available
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