Value for Money in the Health System was the eighth in the series of Innovation Forums. The keynote speaker, Mr. Don Drummond, Matthews Fellow and Distinguished Visiting Scholar in the School of Policy Studies at Queens University, and a former Associate Deputy Minister of Finance in the Government of Canada, as well as a former Senior Vice President and Chief Economics at TD Financial…
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This background document outlines the methods used to update the Alberta Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) for the Evidence-Informed Primary Care Management of Low Back Pain, which was produced as part of the second phase of the Alberta Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Ambassador Program. Link to Alberta Ambassador Guideline Adaptation Program
Primary Care Management of Headache in Adults1st edition, July 2012Guideline Documents including Full Guideline (Hosted by Towards Optimized Practice (TOP) Alberta) The guideline was developed as part of the Alberta Ambassador Guideline Adaptation Program (http://www.ihe.ca/research-programs/hta/aagap)
Maximizing Health System Performance—Assisted by Evidence, Science, and Information Systems is the sixth of the IHE’s Innovation Forums, a semi-annual series brings together senior public- and private-sector decision-makers to address policy issues of importance in the healthcare system, not just in Alberta, but to all of Canada and the international community, as well.
Evidence-Informed Primary Care Management of Low Back Pain2nd edition, November 2011Guideline Documents including Full Guideline (Hosted by Towards Optimized Practice (TOP) Alberta) The guideline was developed as part of the Alberta Ambassador Guideline Adaptation Program (http://www.ihe.ca/research-programs/hta/aagap)
The Alberta Diabetes Surveillance System (ADSS) was created in 2006 in partnership with Alberta Health and Wellness (AHW) and the Institute of Health Economics (IHE). The purpose of the ADSS is to provide information about diabetes within the province of Alberta. This information includes the incidence, prevalence and use of health care services for people with diabetes, along…
This in-depth book contains an introduction to prevention of FASD and to the different methods that are used. There is also a systematic review of the effectiveness of prevention approaches and an overview of reviews on FASD. The book ends with a chapter called “Five perspectives on prevention of FASD” written by professionals in the field who are working to prevent…