À titre de président du jury, le Dr Alain Lesage, M.D., FRCPC, M.Phil., DFAPA, professeur au département de psychiatrie de l'Université de Montréal et clinicien à l’Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal, Québec, a dirigé un comité spécial dont le mandat était d'élaborer…
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This consensus development conference was commissioned by the Government of Alberta to improve the transition of its system of care for people with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) toward the community. The system, previously hospital- and institution-centred, is moving towards becoming a community-centred, patient- and family-led one. The development and deployment…
Antibiotic-Resistant Organisms (AROs) are a serious health problem, though they are more prevalent in some settings than others. We were asked to make findings and develop recommendations on how to address surveillance of and screening for AROs in acute care hospitals. This consensus statement addresses these requests. However, confining the discussion and recommendations to hospitals…
Meeting the Challenge: Dementia and Continuing Care is the 11th IHE Innovation Forum, a semi-annual event bringing together senior public- and private-sector experts and decision-makers to address health care policy issues.
This consensus statement on Legal Issues of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is the product of a unique IHE Consensus Development Conference held in September 2013. The event was a three-day juried hearing of evidence and scientific findings that allowed for the engagement and collaboration of citizens and decision makers in government and the justice system in addressing…
Early Childhood Development: Advancing Children’s Health is the ninth IHE Innovation Forum, a semi-annual event bringing together senior public- and private-sector decision-makers to address policy issues of importance in the healthcare system in Alberta, Canada, and internationally.
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…
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.
Emceed by Don Newman, national journalist and broadcaster and Chair of Canada 2020, this fifth session considered the following theme: Innovation and Sustainability in Health Systems. Speakers from all sectors provided a range of perspectives on how to foster innovation and drive towards a more sustainable healthcare system.
Emceed by Tom Feasby, the University of Calgary‘s Dean of Medicine, this fourth session considered the following theme: Innovation and Economics: Investing in the Future Health System. Speakers from all sectors provided a range of perspectives on the best ways to direct resources so as to ensure a real return on investment.
Emceed by Tom Feasby, the University of Calgary’s Dean of Medicine, this third session considered the following theme: Maximizing Health System Performance: Cost Containment and Improved Efficiency. Speakers from all sectors provided a range of perspectives on Cost Containment and Improved Efficiency.
The Consensus Statement on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) - Across the Lifespan was produced by a panel of experts led by the Hon. Anne McLellan, former Deputy Prime Minister of Canada. This consensus statement on fetal alcohol spectrum disorder is the product of a unique conference: The IHE Consensus Development Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - Across the…
Le présent énoncé consensuel a été préparé par un panel indépendant de professionnels de la santé et de représentants du milieu universitaire et du public en se fondant sur: les études publiées pertinentes réunies par le Comité scientifique de la conférence pour l’établissement…
The Institute of Health Economics (IHE) Innovation Forum series reflects one of the key goals of the Institute to promote open debate and dialogue on important issues in the health care system among academia, government, health service executives and industry. The Institute believes that the significant challenges facing the health system will only be addressed if all partners…
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 Greenshaw, Associate Vice President…
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…
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…
This consensus statement on how to prevent low birth weight was developed to inform patients, health policy, and practice. It is a product of the IHE Consensus Development Conference on Healthy Mothers - Healthy Babies: How to Prevent Low Birth Weight held April 23 to 25, 2007
The objective of this statement was to develop a consensus statement on the benefits and costs of testing supplies for self-monitoring of blood glucose in diabetes, to inform patients, health policy and practice.