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    Examining the effects of value-based physician payment models

    Healthcare provider remuneration mechanisms are one of the key policy levers that decision-makers can harness to influence health-system performance.(1) In Canada, remunerating physicians is the second-largest source of public expenditures accounting for 21% of all health spending in the country.(2) With...

    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...

    Issue brief: building momentum in using the avoidable mortality indicators in Canada

    Over the past three decades, Canada has made substantial progress in reducing the national rate of avoidable mortality (deaths that could potentially have been avoided through disease prevention or healthcare services). In fact, the national avoidable mortality rate has decreased by half – from 373 per...

    Issue brief: developing a 'rapid-response' program for health system decision-makers in Canada

    A gap exists in efforts to support the use of research evidence between ‘self-serve’ approaches such as ‘one-stop shops’ for research evidence (e.g., Health Systems Evidence – www.healthsystemsevidence.org) and ‘fullserve’ approaches such as convening stakeholder dialogues with health-syste...