Halifax

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Halifax Harbour

Waegwoltic Conference Room | 6549 Coburg Rd, Halifax NS


Tentative Schedule

8:30
Coffee
9:00–10:45

Session 1: Perspectives on Health Care Evaluation

Adrian Levy, Introduction
Paula Bond, Health care—challenges and opportunities
Michael Dunbar, Pitfalls and paradoxes in surgical innovation
Katherine Fierlbeck, Critical junctures in federal health care governance
10:45–11:15
Break
11:15–12:15

Session 2:The SIMCARE Project

Boris Sobolev, Policy analysis using computer simulation
Lisa Kuramoto, Analytical framework of simulation studies
Victor Sanchez (remote), Visual diagrams to represent care processes
12:15–13:15
Lunch

13:15–14:30

Session 3: Policy Analysis

Nathaniel Osgood, Cross-leveraging sensors, modeling and Bayesian inference for nosocomial infection control
Valerie Zellermeyer, Surgical process analysis and improvement expert panel: An update in 2012
Valerie MacDonald, Improving surgical access for patients with hip fractures: The saga of Fraser Health
14:30–15:00
Break
15:00–16:00

Session 4: Next Steps

Adrian Levy, Simcare Lessons
MJ MacDonald, Systems perspective on opportunities and challenges
Susan Logue, Data to support planning and management of the health system and health research
Discussion
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