The Institute’s Director of Health and Innovation, Eddy Nason, led the second annual International School on Research Impact Assessment (ISRIA) at the start of September 2014. Mr. Nason, an acknowledged expert in research evaluation, was one of three Directors involved in establishing, managing and running the school. As the Program Director for the school, Mr. Nason worked closely with the Scientific Director, Dr. Cyril Frank (President and CEO of Alberta Innovates — Health Solutions and Member of the Order of… Read more
The Health and Education Task Force (HETF), a task force of the F/P/T Advisory Committee on Health Development and Human Resources (ACHDHR), engaged the IOG to develop a ROI analysis framework to assess Interprofessional Care (IPC) and Interprofessional Education (IPE). This framework would provide the evidence to support a business case and pan-Canadian policy development approach for team-based health care and education. The IOG analyzed existing approaches to return on investment (ROI) in health care and education and interviewed key… Read more
Date: Monday, February 13th, 2012 Time: 4:00 pm – 5.30 pm Location: School for Public Policy and Governance in Toronto Address: University of Toronto, Canadiana Building, 3rd floor, 14 Queen’s Park Cres. West, Toronto, ON, M5S 3K9 Cost: Free Information: Governance is not static; it evolves and innovates over time and across jurisdictions. To capture the leading edge of this innovation, the Institute on Governance has analyzed eight cutting edge approaches to governance in the public sector. These eight governance approaches range from municipal level… Read more
Project IN4M was commissioned by Health Canada to undertake an analysis of the common elements of needs-based human resource planning for mental wellbeing. This represents Phase I of a potentially three phased project. It has been done under the auspices of the Canadian Mental Health Association.
This study investigates the different approaches used internationally to build capacity for improving the health system through better research into health services and health policy. Conducted for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (IHSPR), this project assesses current approaches to capacity building, needs and strengths in Canada and international examples of successful capacity building, to develop recommendations for IHSPR and CIHR on how to continue building capacity in Canada.
Despite intense interest in defining the social, health and economic impacts of health research investments globally and in Canada as proof of value for-money, no validated method for measuring return on investments yet exists.
In 2007 Canada invested nearly $29 billion in R&D. Knowing how that funding has had impacts on the lives of Canadians has become a key part of the Canadian government’s science and technology strategy, Mobilizing Science and Technology to Canada’s Advantage.