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    Enhancing health system integration of nurse practitioners in Ontario

    Nurses have a long tradition of informally working in expanded roles in rural and remote communities in Canada (e.g., outpost nurses).(1; 2) The formalization of the nurse practitioner role in Canada began in the mid1960s as a response to four interrelated factors: 1) introduction of publicly funded heal...

    Creating rapid-learning health systems in Canada

    The 14 jurisdictions include one federal/national/panCanadian jurisdiction, 10 provincial jurisdictions, and three territorial jurisdictions. The first of these jurisdictions includes both areas of federal government responsibility for providing healthcare – most notably for Indigenous peoples, militar...

    The effectiveness of evidence summaries on health policymakers and health system managers use of evidence from systematic reviews: a systematic review

    Systematic reviews are important for decision makers. They offer many potential benefits but are often written in technical language, are too long, and do not contain contextual details which make them hard to use for decision-making. There are many organizations that develop and disseminate derivative p...

    Policy brief: when do vertical (stand-alone) programmes have a place in health systems?

    The terms vertical and integrated are widely used in health service delivery, but each describes a range of phenomena. In practice, the dichotomy between them is not rigid, and the extent of verticality or integration varies between programmes – including (1) a vertically funded, managed, delivered and...