Speaker Biographies Speakers Dr. Tom Feasby Dr. Tom Feasby has been Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary since 2007. Previously he was Vice-President of Academic Affairs at Capital Health and Associate Dean in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Alberta. He is a practicing neurologist and a health services researcher, who studies the appropriateness…
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2 December 2008Edmonton, Alberta Greetings Alberta Health and Wellness Introduction to the IHE Forum Lorne Tyrrell, IHE Board Chair and CIHR/GSK Chair in VirologyDownload Presentation Comparative Effectiveness in Health Care Gail Wilensky, PhD, Economist and Senior Fellow, Project HOPEDownload Presentation Investing in Innovation - Impact of Comparative Effectiveness…
2 December 2008 Edmonton, Alberta In December 2008, the Institute of Health Economics launched a series of semi-annual innovation forums whose goal is to bring together senior public and private sector decision-makers to address policy issues of importance in the health care system, not just in Alberta, but to all of Canada and the international community, as well. Emceed by Andy…
Canadian Health – Special Educational Supplement In one way or another, depression will eventually touch us all. Whether you are a friend, colleague or caregiver of a person diagnosed with depression, you are likely aware of the often debilitating impact this condition can have on people’s lives.
Santé Canadien– Dossier d’Information Complémentaire Chacun d’entre nous sera, un jour ou l’autre, touché de près ou de loin par la dépression. Que vous soyez l’ami, le collègue de travail ou l’aidant naturel d’une personne atteinte de dépression, vous êtes probablement au courant des…
The mental health economics literature review shows that about one third of the articles found in the search did not include any or just minimal economic information. The database of 4005 references can be used to analyze the mental health economic literature e.g. by diagnosis, type of economic analysis, treatment, publication year, and targeted population.
The Consensus Statement on Depression in Adults: How to Improve Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment was produced by a panel of experts led by the Hon. Michael Kirby Chair, Mental Health Commission of Canada. This consensus statement was prepared by an independent panel of health professionals, academics, and public representatives based on: presentations by and questioning of experts…
L’honorable Michael Kirby (président de la Commission de la santé mentale du Canada) a présidé un éminent panel de citoyens et d’experts pour formuler des recommandations pratiques sur la façon d’améliorer la prévention, le diagnostic et le traitement des troubles dépressifs chez…
PDF of a PowerPoint presentation by Dr. David J. A. Dozois, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Science, University of Western Ontario. Consensus Development Conference on Depression in Adults: How to Improve Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Program Consensus Development Conference on Depression in Adults: How to Improve Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment – Final Program (510 KB) Download Program Consensus Statement Consensus Statement on Depression in Adults: How to Improve Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment (275 KB) Download Consensus Statement Déclaration commune sur la dépression chez les adultes – Comment…
Wed 15 Oct 2008 | Thurs 16 Oct 2008 | Fri 17 Oct 2008 Depression in Adults: How to Improve Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment – Final Program Wednesday, 15 October 2008 08:15 – 08:30 Opening Remarks 08:30 – 09:00 Question 1: What is depression and how common is it? Depressive disorders, symptoms, prevalence, and incidence (1.8 MB)Scott B. Patten MD FRCPC PhD, Professor, Faculty…
15 – 17 October 2008 Calgary, Alberta The Institute of Health Economics (IHE), in collaboration with the Alberta Depression Initiative Project, Alberta Health and Wellness, the Alberta Mental Health Board and the Mental Health Commission of Canada organized a Consensus development conference on Depression in Adults: How to Improve Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment in Calgary,…
PDF of a PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Sidney H. Kennedy, Professor of Psychiatry and Psychiatrist-in-Chief, University Health Network, University of Toronto; Founding Chair, Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT). Consensus Development Conference on Depression in Adults: How to Improve Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment
PDF of a PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Vincent Felitti, Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California; Founding Chair of Preventative Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego. Consensus Development Conference on Depression in Adults: How to Improve Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment
PDF of a PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Nady el-Guebaly, Professor and Head, Addiction Division, Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary; Medical Director, Addiction Program & Centre, Alberta Health Services/Calgary Health Region. Consensus Development Conference on Depression in Adults: How to Improve Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment
How much should we spend on mental health? provides an overview of the various approaches that have been used to answer the question of health spending, applied to the mental health context. Estimates using several of the approaches are provided. Information Specialists: Trish Chatterley, Liz Dennett
Effective Dissemination of Findings from Research contains essays resulting from a workshop on effective dissemination of findings from research organized by the Institute of Health Economics. The publication is intended as one of the many available resources on dissemination of research findings for those interested in the subject. Chapter 3 of this report originally appeared…
Abstract: Health technology assessments (HTAs) are an as yet unexploited source of comprehensive, systematically generated information that could be used by research funding agencies to formulate researchable questions that are relevant to decision-makers. We describe a process that was developed for distilling evidence gaps identified in HTAs into researchable questions…
Risk assessment tools for predicting recidivism of spousal violence. The objective of this report is to assess the research evidence on the inter-rater reliability and predictive validity of various risk assessment instruments in predicting male-to-female spousal violence recidivism and lethality in those males who had contact with the police system. Information Specialist: Liz…