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    Supporting advances in quality in health systems

    As noted by the Health Council of Canada in 2013, there are many definitions of quality in healthcare, but a common conception of it is “the degree to which health services for individuals and populations increase the likelihood of desired health outcomes and are consistent with current professional kn...

    Identifying the effects of using telecommunications technology to provide clinical care at a distance

    A number of current pressures on the health system, including an aging population, increased prevalence of chronic and co-morbid conditions, and increasing focus on patient self-management and patientcentred care, are driving interest in delivering care in new ways. With technology playing an increasingl...

    Creating a rapid-learning health system in Ontario

    Ontario has both a health system and a research system that are increasingly putting patients and rapid learning and improvement at their centre. For the health system, a recent notable example of such efforts was the Patients First Act 2016 which, among other things, mandated the creation of Patient and...

    Examining the role of coaching in health-system transformations

    OHTs are being introduced to provide a new way of organizing and delivering care that is more integrated from the perspective of the patients in their local communities, and that achieves measurable improvements in key quadruple-aim metrics of improving care experiences and health outcomes at manageable ...