Health

The Conference Board of Canada is a Canadian hub for health research and knowledge dissemination. We build on solid partnerships across the public, private, not-for-profit, and volunteer sectors to lead collaborative strategic initiatives in service of improving the health of populations and organizations, and supporting the sustainability of our health care system with a focus on meaningful patient outcomes.

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Recent Reports

Value-Based Healthcare Canada Data Repository

Publicly accessible information and data are core tenants of value-based healthcare (VBHC) to help build transparent health systems. To that end, VBHC Canada developed an interactive data repository that highlights innovative VBHC activity across the country. .

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The fiscal health of Canadian governments

The federal and provincial governments ran huge deficits in the aftermath of the 2008–09 financial crisis. Despite decent economic growth since then, they have made little progress balancing their books. As Canada’s economic growth slows in tandem with...

Report—23 pages

Accessing necessary arthritis medications: A pan-Canadian analysis

Arthritis is a grouping of more than 100 forms of degenerative and autoimmune inflammatory conditions. Together, these conditions affect nearly one in five Canadian adults—some 6 million people. While arthritis becomes more common at older ages, over half of Canadians with arthritis are younger than 65.

Report

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Value of Radiology

Excessive wait times bring with them a host of negative consequences. They can create economic inefficiencies by forcing patients to take time away from work, hurting the…

Report—39 pages



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Upcoming events

Mental Health in the Capital 2021

Disability claims for mental health issues have become a top concern for Canadian employers. Organizations have adopted mental wellness strategies to help employees thrive and to protect psychological safety … but how effective are these strategies?

Conference
March 30–31, 2021 | Ottawa

Featured Researcher

Monika Slovinec D’Angelo

Director, Health

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Custom Research

Address questions or evaluations about workplace health and safety, and health care innovation.

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