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.
Chad Leaver is the Director for the Health Knowledge Area at The Conference Board of Canada, and lead for CBoC’s Centre for Value-Based Healthcare (VBHC). Chad oversees multi-stakeholder, custom, and priority research initiatives.
Recent Health Publications
Seven vision statements for Canada’s health ecosystem emerged from a Conference Board of Canada roundtable…
Wait times in Canada for spinal surgery that children need far exceed the recommended safe…
L’attente des chirurgies pédiatriques rachidiennes dépasse de loin les délais sécuritaires recommandés de plusieurs provinces….
This summary provides an overview of our research series examining whether Canada’s healthcare systems are…
Le présent résumé donne un aperçu de nos séries de recherches qui examinent si les…
This quality improvement project examines the utilization of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in patients with colorectal…
We don’t think about value in health systems, but we think about cost. Value-based healthcare is about being obsessed with amazing outcomes. It forces us to be proactive and target scarce resources more equitably and efficiently to where patients need them most.
Knowledge Area Highlights
Custom Health Research
Address questions or evaluations about workplace health and safety, and health care innovation.
Value-Based Healthcare Canada
Canada’s healthcare systems are under exceptional stress. We must improve patient care and outcomes, cost transparency, and capacity to meet current needs and serve future generations. Value-based healthcare (VBHC) is an international framework that can help achieve this by focusing on self-reported outcomes and quality of life.