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Advocating for Global Health through Evidence, Insight and Action by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Student Voices: Advocating for Global Health through Evidence, Insight and Action Steven J. Hoffman, Instructor, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University Fellow ... Read on »
Tarek Loubani's and John Greyson's freedom is our freedom: an OM editorial by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Two Canadians, Dr. Tarek Loubani and Professor John Greyson, were arrested on August 16th in Cairo, Egypt. They remain in prison, without formal charges. They are 9 da ... Read on »
"A giant leap towards bridging health inequities" Chan et al by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Open access: a giant leap towards bridging health inequities Leslie Chan a, Subbiah Arunachalam b & Barbara Kirsop c a. Bioline International, University of Toronto, Toro ... Read on »
"Asynchronous telehealth: A scoping review of analytic studies" on our new wiki! by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A new article was published this week by Amol Deshpande, Shariq Khoja, Julio Lorca, Ann Mckibbon, Carlos Rizos and Alejandro R Jadad entitled "Asynchronous telehealth: A sco ... Read on »
"Can improving access to information transform global health" April 21st, 2009 by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Here is the poster for the  Open Medicine  event at the University of Toronto on Tuesday April 21st, 2009. The entire emphasis is on  improving access to information for ... Read on »
"Gateway to Scientific Data" - NRC & CISTI by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy CISTI at the National Research Council Canada has announced an initiative for easy access to data from scientific research called Gateway to Scientific Data. The project ... Read on »
"Investing in hospitals of the future" - WHO Report by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy " Investing in hospitals of the future" [304 pgs.] Bernd Rechel, Stephen Wright, Nigel Edwards, Barrie Dowdeswell, Martin McKee. World Health Organization 2009, on behalf of ... Read on »
"Paying more & getting less 2008" - Canada's Fraser Institute by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy According to the 'right-leaning' Fraser Institute, "Provincial spending on health has grown faster than revenues in recent years...six out of 10 provinces are projected to s ... Read on »
"Recent MRI funding boosts scans for wealthy Ontarians" - OM article by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The editors at Open Medicine would like to announce publication of the article "Better access to outpatient magnetic resonance imaging in Ontario – But for whom?" by You et ... Read on »
“Footy's on, Footy's here again”: Why Systems Thinking is good for your health and... by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Alan Shiell, CEO, Centre of Excellence in Intervention and Prevention Science Melbourne, Australia alanshiell@ceips.org.au * By way of explanation for those ... Read on »
'Body mass index (BMI)' in Canadian population - McMaster study by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Validity of self-reported height and weight for measuring prevalence of obesity - Noori Akhtar-Danesh, Mahshid Dehghan, Anwar T Merchant, James Rainey, McMaster University ... Read on »
'Finding scholarly content' - how do you get what you need? by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy One of the more interesting questions for open access advocates and journal publishers is how readers find newly-published research. This is particularly important for long- ... Read on »
'Open Science' & 'Research 2.0' in Scholarship by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy One of the responsibilities of information professionals in the digital age is to point researchers to papers or interesting blogposts about emerging topics. The increase ... Read on »
'Searching the deep web' - quo medicine? by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Alex Wright - he of the 'Web time forgot' in the NYTimes and the monograph 'Glut: mastering information through the ages - has written a very readable piece entitled Se ... Read on »
101 Scientific Friends - Building Twitter Networks 2009 by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy David Bradley - writer and blogger over at Sciencebase.com - is ringing in the New Year by listing more than 100 of his most important Twitter friends - his twitterati. In c ... Read on »
2011 CADTH Symposium in Vancouver – Presentations by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The is an independent, not-for-profit agency funded by Canadian federal, provincial, and territorial governments to provide credible, impartial advice and evidence-based ... Read on »
About Fifteen (15) open search tools on the web by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Agricola - agriculture and allied disciplines arXiv - Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology and Statistics CiteSeerX - computer and informatio ... Read on »
About Science and open access by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In a clever sting operation, Science magazine revealed recently that many of the open access science journals that have proliferated in the last few years are not wh ... Read on »
Access to Abortion in Malawi by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Since January, my Fellowship in Global Health & Vulnerable Populations has taken me to St. Gabriel's Hospital, a rural district hospital in Malawi. For the past two ... Read on »
Access to vital information: drug safety edition by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy With the recent news that the main Health Canada research library in Ottawa has closed, with inter-library loans (i.e. access to Health Canada's irreplaceable collec ... Read on »