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New Publication in PLOS One!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Transforming our Hospitals: Clinician-driven Operations Management

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The Telfer School of Management welcomed over 70 health professionals, business leaders, civil servants and students on Wednesday, November 23 for an event organized by the Telfer Health Transformation Exchange (THTex) featuring Dr. Alain Mouttham from the Institut de Recherche de l’Hôpital Monfort. Dr. Mouttham’s presentation, entitled Transforming our Hospitals: Clinician-driven Operations Management highlighted the […]

Regional Initiative in Health Transformation Secures Top Provincial Quality Award

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The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Transformation Team and the extended clinical care teams have been awarded the Cancer Quality Council of Ontario’s Top Quality Award for their work in reducing wait times and streamlining access to high quality care for one of the most lethal cancers facing our population – lung cancer.  Their work involved the […]

Innovation to Transform Healthcare: The Massachusetts General Hospital Experience

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On Wednesday, May 18, health care professionals, business leaders, students and public servants gathered to attend an event organized by the Telfer Health Transformation Exchange (THTex), featuring Dr. Eric Isselbacher, Director of the Healthcare Transformation Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Isselbacher described the activities and […]

Innovate Health, Not Healthcare: The Mayo Clinic Way

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Over sixty professors, health professionals, business leaders, civil servants and students gathered at the Telfer School of Management on March 30 to attend an event organized by the Telfer Health Transformation Exchange (THTex) and featuring Dr. Douglas Wood speaking about “innovating health, not healthcare”. During his presentation, Dr. Wood, who is cardiologist by training and […]

Why Health Systems Must Become Innovation Test Beds

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The Cleveland Clinic’s former Chief Innovation Officer speaks about why health systems must become innovation test beds and discusses his new book, Innovation the Cleveland Clinic Way: Transforming Healthcare by Putting Ideas to Work. You can read the article here.

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