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Senior health economist/modeler opportunity at IHE

The Institute of Health Economics is recruiting a Senior Principal Health Economist / Senior Principal Modeler to provide leadership on projects in the health system portfolio of our health economics work. The successful candidate will contribute to the design and conduct of system level economic evaluations that cut across disease areas with a focus on interdependencies and dynamic relationships between the various components of the system.  Check out opportunity:  https://www.ihe.ca/about/careers-awards/senior-principal-health-economist For further information Email: [email protected]   The Institute of Health Economics (IHE) is an independent, not-for-profit research organization that conducts health economics and health services research, performs health technology assessments, and convenes…
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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The offices of the Institute of Health Economics will be closed on Monday, October 2nd, 2023 in observance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This is a day to “honour Survivors, their families, and communities, and ensure that public commemoration of the history and legacy of residential schools remains a vital component of the reconciliation process”, as outlined in the Calls to Action issued by the National Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. We acknowledge the truth of the intergenerational harm caused by the residential school system, and to mourn for the children who never returned home. Every child matters. We recognize that Indigenous communities still face systemic inequalities today, and that true reconciliation requires action. We encourage all members of…
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Opportunities exist to improve the management of heart failure in Canada

New report highlights policy levers to support improvements in management of heart failure. The Institute for Health Economics (IHE) has published a report “Heart Failure Policy and Systems Evaluation: Research Report and National Canadian Roundtable”.  The report, commissioned by Heartlife Canada, provides evidence on the pressing need to address heart failure in Canada, policy levers which need to be used, and recommendations on how to move forward.  Key findings: There is a lack of knowledge of heart failure among the public, patients and providers. There are key gaps in diagnosis where proven technologies are available. Systems of care are sub-optimally organized around the specific needs of patients at various stages in their journey. Equity of access to quality of care is an area for…
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IHE Director elected to Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi) Board

The institute of Health Economics congratulates our Director of Evidence Synthesis, Ken Bond, https://www.ihe.ca/about/staff-directory/ken-bond  for his election to the Board of Directors for Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi) www.htai.org. HTAi is the preeminent global society for championing equitable, responsive and cutting edge health technology assessment.  Ken is an active member of the international HTA community, and has served as co-chair of the HTAi Ethics Interest Group and as Associate and Deputy Editor for the International Journal for Technology Assessment in Health Care.  His appointment was confirmed at the recent HTAi Annual Meeting which took place June 24th to 28th in Adelaide, Australia. For more information Contact: John SprouleSenior Policy Director, Institute…
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IHE joins Global Partners in Announcing 2022 UNIVANTS Awards

The IHE is pleased to have collaborated with global health industry leaders in the UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence awards in laboratory medicine and to share in announcement of the 2022 award winners. The UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence Award Program announces 11 teams from around the world for achieving measurably better healthcare performance www.UnivantsHCE.com.  Foundational principles across all winning teams include “UNIFYING” across the care continuum for the development and implementation of “AVANT-GARDE” processes to enable measurable differences to clinical care.  The 2022 submissions included hospitals, commercial laboratories, reference laboratories, and clinics.  Applications included best practices across key areas of unmet needs with representation from every region of the…
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