Industry/Government Collaboration in Healthcare Innovation Roundtable – Background Document

The federal Minister of Health, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, announced the creation of the Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation (Panel) on June 24, 2014, to examine innovative health care ideas and approaches that exist in Canada and internationally. The Panel’s mandate is to identify promising innovations, here and internationally, which could help Canada reduce growth in health spending while improving the quality and accessibility of care. It will also provide advice on ways in which the federal government can better align its initiatives to support those innovations.

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Year of Publication: 2015