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February 14, 2019

What the Doctor Ordered: Improving the Use and Value of Laboratory Testing

This report from the C.D. Howe Institute investigates the use and cost of laboratory testing in Canada and finds variation across the country.  

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Healthcare Quarterly: Rethinking Supply Chain Management

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Feb 15, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
Vancouver Coastal Health confirms 'several' cases of measles at Vancouver schools

2019-02-15 from cbc.ca Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) has confirmed multiple cases of measles at two French schools in the city of Vancouver. The health authority said there are two lab-confirmed ca [...]

Feb 15, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
Measles Cases Doubled Globally Last Year, WHO Announces

2019-02-15 from iflscience.com Cases of measles around the world doubled – yep, doubled – last year. While there were around 170,000 reported measles cases in 2017, last year had well ov [...]

Feb 15, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
Measles is on the rise. But telling anti-vaxxers they’re stupid won’t fix it

2019-02-15 from theguardian.com After reading the news that cases of measles have soared by 50% in the last year, I recalled the first time I heard an anti-vaccination conspiracy theory. It wasn&rsqu [...]

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Health systems worldwide are challenged by the growing costs and demands of delivering high-quality healthcare services that are safe and cost-effective to support health and wellness for populations. This paper proposes a system-level transformation of clinical environment infrastructure to advance quality and strengthen patient safety at sustainable costs. Evidence of the impact and value of the clinically integrated supply chain strategy is emerging in three global health systems: Alberta Hea [...]

 

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