On January 28, 2021, THTex welcomed Justin E. Bekelman, MD, Director of the Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation at the Abramson Cancer Center. Dr. Bekelman is a Professor in the Departments of Radiation Oncology, Medicine, and Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine, faculty in the Center for Health […]
Health transformation in times of a pandemic
Over the last years home dialysis has become the preferred treatment option for some patients with kidney failure. However, determining efficient and effective daily home-dialysis service plans imposes multiple challenges to hospital administrators, as it is a complex task with a number of interrelated decisions. These decisions are about the number of nurses required for […]
The panel discussion on the role of entrepreneurship in transforming healthcare delivery took place at the Telfer School of Management on November 28, 2019. The event attracted over 40 participants from academia, regional hospitals, government and private sector.
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.
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. […]
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!
Please join us for an upcoming THTex Seminar with Sanjay Cherian, Vice President Product Strategy at Telus Health on February 20, 2019 at 5 pm. For more information and to register, please click here.
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 […]
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 […]