Compilation of all presentations from the SCN-MEDEC event on June 24, 2015
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PDF of a PowerPoint Presentation by Mr. Anyk Glussich, Program Lead, Canadian Patient Cost Database (CPCD); Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). On the State of the Art in Costing Methods Workshop.
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…
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…
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…
PDF of a PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Axel Meisen, Chair of Foresight, Alberta Innovates – Technology Futures. Alberta Health Services - Becoming the Best: Building a Sustainable Health System - Game Changing Health Innovations Conference
Written by health policy experts, the book gives a comprehensive overview of 8 different national health care systems and focuses in particular on the different approaches to maintain efficiency and to contain overall healthcare costs. Each chapter identifies the 4-5 specific policies with the highest impact for the respective country over the past 20-30 years and the current policy…
This report provides information regarding the impact of physician reimbursement models on five dimensions specified in the Provincial Alternate Relationship Plan Program Evaluation. The impact of physician reimbursement models were assessed on the following five dimensions: Health service utilization Access to care Quality of services Patient satisfaction Physician satisfaction…
This report presents summary information on computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in Alberta, with comparison to the use of these diagnostic imaging technologies in other jurisdictions. The aims of the report are to: illustrate the capacity in Alberta to diagnose and manage health problems with the help of these important technolgies compare the numbers,…
Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR) HTA Initiative #17. This paper focuses on incident reporting systems relevant to the hospital and efforts to improve patient safety and clinical outcomes. Costs associated with incident reporting systems are included wherever possible. This paper aims to assess the effectiveness of hospital incident reporting systems in improving…