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Health System Reform Must Include Physicians


New article at the Dalla Lana School of Medicine, University of Toronto talks about Ontario Health Teams (OHTs) and the fact that physicians must be involved in health system reform. Read the article here.

New Publication in Healthcare Management Forum


Dr. Wojtek Michalowski and Dr. Michael Fung-Kee-Fung have published a new article in Healthcare Management Forum entitled Business school teams up with clinical innovators: An opportunity for health system transformation. Healthcare represents one of the largest sectors in the economy with the health spending on average accounting for about 9% of GDP in OECD countries. […]

New Paper in Health Informatics


Several of our THTex members have published a paper in the BMJ Open Journal Health Informatics, entitled “Type and use of digital technology in learning health systems: a scoping review protocol”. To read the paper, please click here. Congratulations to all!

New Publication in PLOS One!


THTex is proud to announce a new publication in PLOS One by four of our members: Dr. Ken Farion, Professors Samia Chreim and Wojtek Michaloswki, and Greg Huyer, MSc in Health Systems Student at Telfer School of Management.  Congratulations! Use of the pediatric emergency department (PED) for low-acuity health issues is a growing problem, contributing […]

Telfer Health Transformation Exchange – Communities of Practice Workshop


The Telfer Health Transformation Exchange (THTex) welcomed over 30 health professionals and academics on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 for a Communities of Practice in Action Workshop. After brief introductions from Professor Wojtek Michalowski and Dr. Michael Fung-Kee-Fung, CoP Champions shared their experiences and spoke to the successes and gaps within their CoPs. Over the course […]

Mayday: Canada’s Healthcare System in Crisis


On October 3, 2017, the Telfer Health Transformation Exchange hosted their second event of the year and were pleased to welcome guest speaker Senator Kevin Ogilvie. The speaker discussed Canada’s current healthcare system situation and presented his assessment of possible ways to improve it. Senator Ogilvie advocated for systemic changes in the delivery and access […]

Modernizing Health Care Through Quality and Analytics With the Aim of Population Health


The Telfer School of Management welcomed over 80 health professionals, business leaders, civil servants and students on Wednesday, April 19 for an event organized by the Telfer Health Transformation Exchange (THTex) featuring Jean-François Beaulé, Dr. Deneen Vojta and Dr. Todd Staub of the UnitedHealth Group. After brief introductions from the Exchange co-leaders, Professor Wojtek Michalowski […]

I3 Lunch Series on Health Innovation – Featuring Wojtek Michalowski


Professor Wojtek Michalowski will be speaking at the I3 (Industry, Issues and Insights) Lunch Series on February 7th, 2017 at 11:30 am. Professor Michalowski will be talking about healthcare innovation, looking at some of the forces that can drive or kill innovation and how Ottawa is positioned to be a healthcare innovation hub. Further information […]

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