This environmental scan describes existing initiatives that aim to accelerate the diagnostic phase of cancer care in Alberta, Canada, and internationally. Specifically, it describes their development and implementation, structure and functioning, intended outcomes and effectiveness, costs and cost savings, and enablers and barriers.
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This report reviews the evidence of telehealth in substance abuse and addiction including the literature on smoking, alcohol, drug abuse and gambling. The included telehealth technologies include videoconferencing, computer, Internet, and telephone.
This report on Means Restriction for Suicide Prevention provides a summary of information regarding national means restriction policies/strategies and national/provincial intentional overdose prevention policies/strategies and their effectiveness. Policies/strategies that focus on children, youth, and young adults are of particular interest. This report consists of two parts: Part…
Teleoncology: Applications and associated benefits for the adult population. This report determines the current state of evidence on teleoncology applications to improve access to care closer to home for rural patients and families affected by a diagnosis of cancer. It follows an earlier report by Marie-Josée Paquin prepared as part of her participation in the SEARCH Classic…