With permission from the University of Manitoba André Picard is the public health reporter at The Globe and Mail and one of Canada’s top public policy writers. He is the author of the best-selling books CRITICAL CARE: Canadian Nurses Speak For Change and THE GIFT OF DEATH: Confronting Canada’s Tainted Blood Tragedy. He is […]
Palliative care doctors who see dying differently. Most seniors say they want to die at home. However, about half of seniors are dying in hospitals, according to research by Verena Menec, the Director of the University of Manitoba’s Centre on Aging. She says many of these patients don’t need to die in the hospital. They […]
Mary Agnes Welch of the Winnipeg Free Press asks award-winning journalist, Trudy Lieberman about health reform in the United States, and how the new system compares with the Canadian health system.
Comparing the quality of nursing home care in Manitoba and the U.S., with Dr. Malcolm Doupe & Trudy Lieberman (38.6 min)
Which system provides the best care for the best value? Larry Kusch of the Winnipeg Free Press asks Dr. Malcolm Doupe of the University of Manitoba, and US journalist Trudy Lieberman about the quality of nursing home care in Canada and the United States.
How Britain reduced wait times for health services and what Canada can learn from their example, with John Lister (3.8 min)
How Britain reduced wait times for health services and what Canada can learn from their example, featuring Dr. John Lister of Coventry University
Hip and knee implants need improved monitoring and assessment: A billion dollar a year industry in Canada Dr. Eric Bohm from the University of Manitoba explains how hip and knee surgeries could learn a thing or two from the automotive industry about quality control, transparency and regulation.
According to information from the Centres of Excellence for Children’s Well-Being (CECW), there were 67,000 children in out-of-home care in Canada on one day in 2007, which translates into one of the highest rates of kids in foster care in the world. Dr. Marni Brownell addresses why this is the case, and what we should […]
Making evidence matter: The founding of EvidenceNetwork.ca and why it’s more important than ever, with Noralou Roos (5.8 min)
Dr. Noralou Roos, Director of EvidenceNetwork.ca, speaks about the founding of the Network, what role it plays in bringing health policy evidence into mainstream media, and why it’s more important than ever.
What has the biggest impact on health outcomes? The answer might surprise you, with Dr. Ryan Meili (15.3 min)
Dr. Ryan Meili, a Saskatoon Family Doctor and the Director of Upstream talks about evidence-based policy-making, and improving health outcomes by addressing the social determinants of health.
Why a crime agenda doesn’t pay: A prison-focused approach does little to reduce crime, with Dr. Rick Linden (5.8 min)
Why a crime agenda doesn’t pay: A prison-focused approach does little to reduce crime.