Denis Quaid recounts the twin’s drug ordeal
Pick out in the video all of the different layers that broke down in this story.
Effectiveness in healthcare refers to the extent to which an intervention, whether a service, visit,
Insulting safety example
Order set = out of data based on the best evidence available
Created a new order set that was the best on international standards
Netter for safety of the patients
Allow patients to get the best possible care to enhance health outcomes.
Patient discharge phone call example
Research shows that if patients are called after discharge then they are:
More likely to follow up with their physicians which enhances their care and improve clinical outcomes
They feel valued and more satisfied with their care.
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Getting services at the right time
Getting the services in the appropriate setting
Getting the services from the appropriate health professional
It’s pointless stuff that is done, so “putting teeth on robots that don’t eat or bite people”
Things that don’t health
Equity Its providing care that does not carry in quality because of personal characterises such as gender,
ethnicity, geographic locations, and socioeconomic status
What does all this mean?
If you were to make changes to improve the system where would you start?
Health outcomes have a lot to do with the way the system is set up
One article – Graham & theatre
To develop a clear understanding of the interplay between research, policy and practice
To understand factors that influences the development of research policy and practice
Today on CBC
Dr. Michael Gardam
Expert infectious control UHN
Evidence says only 60% protection for healthy adults
However it is mandatory for those who re in the health professional roles (who are normally within this
range of healthy adults)
Creating more problems by telling people that they |have t| get the vaccine!
Follow up human rights issue, enforcement…
Policy came before really good evidence of the development of a really good vaccine
Why is this important
We need to understand that many factors play in to the implementation of health interventions...
What might some of those be?
Novel never seen before issues
Money (it’s really expensive)
Political will What is research?
The systematic investigation into and the study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and
reach new conclusions.
Scientific literature in systematic reviews
Scientific literature in one of more journal articles
Public health surveillance data
Word of mouth
Innovation and research drives health improvement
Creating research that drives practice and improves life’s
All research is focused on learning something new…which in health we assume will lead to some level of
improvement to health for individuals or populations Policy
A plan of action adopted or pursed by an individual, government, party, business
Decisions, plans and actions that are undertaken to achieve specific health care goals within society
Defines a vision for the future
Helps to establish targets and reference pints for short and medium term
Outline expected roles of different groups
Heath in all polices
Term to recognised “whole of government” approaches for reducing population health inequalities
This approach makes formal and sustained use of structures mechanism and actions that are managed
mainly outside of the heal