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Identifying Features of Screening Approaches for People at Increased Risk of Colorectal Cancer (31 Aug 2020)

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Identifying approaches used in the analysis and reporting of health-system performance that have been effective at driving continuous improvement and accountability (31 Jul 2020)

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Assessing the Effectiveness of Virtual Care for Adults with Mental Health and/or Addictions Issues (29 Jul 2020)

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Identifying Features of Approaches to Supporting Transitions from Child to Adult Care for Young People with Special Healthcare Needs (27 Mar 2020)

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Identifying Impacts of Approaches to Address Stigma Associated with Substance use (20 Mar 2020)

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Examining the Role of Coaching in Health-system Transformations (8 Jan 2020)

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Examining the Effects of Nurse Practitioners on the Quadruple Aim (1 Nov 2019)

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Examining the Effects of Prenatal Education (27 Sep 2019)

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Learning from the Experience of Accountable Care Organizations in the U.S. (18 Jul 2019)

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Exploring Models for Health Workforce Planning (16 Jul 2019)

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Empowering Caregivers to Deliver Home-based Restorative Care (27 May 2019)

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Examining the Effects of Youth Skills-development Programs (17 Apr 2019)

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Identifying How Area-based Socio-economic Indicators are Measured in Canada (29 Mar 2019)

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Enhancing the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Non-urgent Transportation Models (29 Mar 2019)

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Examining the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Ontario’s Health Workforce Regulatory System (29 Mar 2019)

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Using Multi-source Feedback and Other Practice Assessments for Quality Assurance in Nursing (25 Feb 2019)

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Economic Analyses of Policies to Reduce Cervical Cancer (15 Feb 2019)

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Determining the Features of Managed Alcohol Programs (11 Feb 2019)

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Enhancing Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Networked Primary Care (21 Dec 2018)

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Creating Rapid-learning Health Systems in Canada (10 Dec 2018)

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Rapid synthesis (Appendix A: Research literature about rapid-learning health systems): View PDF
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Rapid synthesis (Appendix B10: Prince Edward Island): View PDF
Rapid synthesis (Appendix B11: Newfoundland and Labrador): View PDF
Rapid synthesis (Appendix B12: Yukon): View PDF
Rapid synthesis (Appendix B13: Northwest Territories): View PDF
Rapid synthesis (Appendix B14: Nunavut): View PDF
Rapid synthesis (Appendix C1: Health system as a whole): View PDF
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Identifying Policies, Financial Support and Professional Regulations for Medically Necessary Hair Removal (6 Nov 2018)

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Examining the Impacts of Educational Interventions for Families Affected by Opioid Use (31 Oct 2018)

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Enhancing Health System Integration of Nurse Practitioners in Ontario (17 Oct 2018)

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Identifying Effective Approaches to Support Parents and Caregivers of Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (12 Oct 2018)

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Supporting Parents in Making Informed Decisions in Relation to their Children’s Health Needs (4 Oct 2018)

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Examining Compensation Models for Walk-in Clinics (27 Jul 2018)

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Understanding the Use of and Compensation for Virtual-care Services in Primary Care (27 Jul 2018)

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Identifying Performance Measures, Indicators and Targets to Monitor and Evaluate Dementia Strategies (6 Apr 2018)

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Fostering K-12 Students' Global Competencies (1 Apr 2018)

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Supporting Professional Learning Approaches to Foster Global Competencies in K-12 Education (1 Apr 2018)

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Creating a Rapid-learning Health System in Ontario (31 Mar 2018)

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Identifying Tax Benefits or Incentives to Reduce Poverty Among Older Adults (30 Mar 2018)

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Determining the Features of Person-centred Models of Care that Patients Value (29 Mar 2018)

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Identifying Effective and Cost-effective Population-level Approaches to Promote Healthy Eating (29 Mar 2018)

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Identifying Indicators and Rates of Poverty Among Older Adults (28 Feb 2018)

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Examining the Public Provision and Funding of PET-CT Imaging for Non-cancer Indications (15 Feb 2018)

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Examining the Costs and Cost-effectiveness of Policies for Reducing Alcohol Consumption (13 Feb 2018)

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Identifying the Effects of Home Care on Improving Health Outcomes, Client Satisfaction and Health System Sustainability (9 Feb 2018)

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Fostering an organizational culture supportive of evidence-informed policymaking (3 Nov 2017)

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Examining the Effects of Value-based Physician Payment Models (10 Oct 2017)

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Changing Practice to Achieve Equity in Ontario's Education Sector (3 Oct 2017)

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Examining the Coverage of Pharmacogenetic Tests and Use of Pharmacogenetic Information at the Population Level (15 Sep 2017)

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Examining the Public Provision and Funding of Clinical Genetic Tests (5 Sep 2017)

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Examining the Impact of Decriminalizing or Legalizing Cannabis for Recreational Use (20 Jun 2017)

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Examining the Impact of Interprofessional Training and Patient Engagement on Falls Prevention (30 Apr 2017)

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Identifying the Impacts of Cannabis Legalization on Youth, and the Responses that can be Taken by Public Institutions (11 Apr 2017)

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Identifying and Assessing Core Components of Collaborative-care Models for Treating Mental and Physical Health Conditions (31 Mar 2017)

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Identifying the Effects of Using Telecommunications Technology to Provide Clinical Care at a Distance (29 Mar 2017)

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Examining Capital Acquisition Models for Advanced Diagnostic Imaging (24 Feb 2017)

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Using Non-Medical Home Services to Support Older Adults (24 Nov 2016)

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Supporting Advances in Quality in Health Systems (28 Oct 2016)

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Addressing Long-term Stays in Hospital for People with Mental Health and Addictions Concerns (19 Sep 2016)

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Identifying the Effects of and Approaches to Integrating Oral-Health Services in Health Systems (25 Jul 2016)

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Examining the Impact of and Approaches to Addressing the Needs of People Living with Mental Health Issues (25 Apr 2016)

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Examining the Impacts of Accountable Care Organizations on Patient Experience, Population Health and Costs (28 Mar 2016)

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Key Features and Effects of Educational Approaches to Improve Clinical Performance (24 Mar 2016)

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Identifying When, Why and How to Analyze and Learn from Deaths in Healthcare Settings (17 Sep 2015)

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Examining the Impact of Drop-in Centres (28 Aug 2015)

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Comparing Multi-component Chronic-disease Programs to Disease-specific Programs (21 May 2015)

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Changing Sexual Offender Behaviour and Assessing Risk for Reoffending (13 Mar 2015)

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Identifying Risk and Protective Factors for Quality Clinical Practice (2 Feb 2015)

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Identifying Optimal Ways to Collect, Distill and Provide Efficient Access to Personal Health Information in Emergency Situations (18 Dec 2014)

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Identifying Suicide Prevention Interventions (30 Jun 2014)

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Engaging in Priority Setting about Primary and Integrated Healthcare Innovations in Canada (31 Mar 2014)

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Examining the Effectiveness and Cost-effectiveness of Rehabilitation-care Models for Frail Seniors (30 Sep 2013)

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Identifying Optimal Treatment Approaches for People with Multimorbidity in Ontario (10 Apr 2013)

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