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September 2017 – News Release
We are pleased to welcome Walter Wodchis PhD as the inaugural Research Chair of Implementation and Evaluation Science and a Senior Scientist at the Institute for Better Health.


June 2017 – Improving Health Through Research and Innovation
Trillium Health Partners’ Institute for Better Health
Our Annual Community Report 2016 - 2017


June 2016 – Our Community Update 2015/16
Institute for Better Health - Annual Report 2015/16


January 13, 2016 – Video | Research Rounds
Choosing Wisely


January 2016 – Healthcare Quarterly
GET POKED: Comparing an Incentive-Based Flu Campaign with Vaccinate-or-Mask Policies to Boost Influenza Vaccination Rates Among Healthcare Workers


November 1, 2015 – Video
S.A.F.E. Changes: Reducing the heavy burden of childhood obesity


September 24, 2015 – News Release
Trillium Health Partners’ Institute for Better Health Welcomes Acclaimed Scientist


August 11, 2015 – Hospital News
Unique Program to get kids fit


April 26, 2015 - Toronto Star
#bettercitybootcamp: Q&A with Trillium Health Partners’ Marilyn Knox


April 15, 2015 – News Release
Acclaimed Scientist Dr. Robert Reid Joins Trillium Health Partners’ Institute for Better Health


September 4, 2014 – News Release
Trillium Health Partners’ Institute for Better Health Announces New Leader


February 25, 2014 – News Release
Trillium Health Partners Launches New Research Institute to Improve Community Health


Events

April 19, 2017 - IBH Research Rounds
Can An Applied Population Research Centre Make a Good Hospital Great?
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How Hospitals Benefit from Better Understanding Patient Populations

Presenter: Dr. Patricia O'Campo, Research Scientist, Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St. Michael's Hospital
Moderator: Dr. Robert Reid, Chief Scientist, Institute for Better Health and Senior Vice President Science, Trillium Health Partn

March 28, 2017 – IBH Research Rounds
Faces of Healthcare:
Can Storytelling Impact Policy and Practice?
[poster »]
Presenter: Dr. Andreas Laupacis, Executive Director, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital
Moderator: Dr. Robert Reid, Chief Scientist, Institute for Better Health and Senior Vice President Science, Trillium Health Partners
Panelists: Michelle DiEmanuele, President & CEO, Trillium Health Partners;
Dr. Seema Marwaha, Medical Internist, Trillium Health Partners & Clinician Scientist, Institute for Better Health;
Don Page, Co-Chair, Patient & Family Advisory Council – Oncology, Trillium Health Partners.


February 22, 2017 – IBH Research Rounds
Innovation Through Connected Care:
Using a mobile app for postoperative monitoring after discharge
[poster »]
Presenter: Dr. John Semple, Senior Scientist, Women’s College Hospital
Moderator: Dr. Robert Reid, Chief Scientist, Institute for Better Health and Senior Vice President Science, Trillium Health Partners
Panelists: Patti Cochrane, Chief Innovation Officer, Trillium Health Partners; Debra Carson, Vice-President Patient Care Services, Trillium Health Partners and Shay Savoy-Bird, Director Surgery & Perioperative Programs, THP.


December 8, 2016 – IBH Research Rounds
Merging Clinical, Research, Education and Entrepreneurship
How the Biomedical Zone Drives Patient-Centred Innovation in Health
[poster »]
Presenter: Dr. Linda Maxwell, Director, Biomedical Zone
Moderator: Dr. Robert Reid, Chief Scientist, Institute for Better Health and Senior Vice President Science, Trillium Health Partners
Panelists: Dr. Dante Morra, Chief of Staff, Trillium Health Partners; Steve Hall, Senior Vice-President, Enterprise Risk Management and Chief Information and Privacy Officer, Trillium Health Partners


 

February 26, 2016 – IBH Research Rounds
Patient Engagement:
Including patients in the research process
[poster »] [video »]
Presenters: Dr. Ian Zenlea, Paediatric Endocrinologist, KidFit Health & Wellness Clinic; Scientist, Institute for Better Health
Christine Plaza, Designer & Team Lead, Institute for Better Health
Moderator: Kathryn Hayward-Murray, Senior Vice President, Patient Care Services, and Chief Nursing Executive
Panelist: Patient representative


January 13, 2016 – IBH Research Rounds
Choosing Wisely
[poster »] [video »]
Presenter: Dr. Wendy Levinson, Chair, Choosing Wisely Canada
Moderator: Dr. Dante Morra, Chief of Staff; Trillium Health Partners
Panelist: Tara McCarville, Vice President, Quality, Enterprise Risk and Business Intelligence


November 19, 2015 – IBH Research Rounds
What’s Practical? The Intersection of Science and Care
[poster »]
Presenter: Dr. Robert Reid, Chief of Staff, Institute for Better Health
Moderator: Marilyn Knox, President, Institute for Better Health
Panelists: Dr. Dante Morra, Chief of Staff; Trillium Health Partners; Dr. Eileen de Villa, Medical Officer of Health, Region of Peel


March 30, 2015 – Special Presentation
Challenges and Opportunities for Inter-Professional Health Care; Comparative Perspectives from England and Ontario
Presenter: Dr. Mike Saks


March 19, 2015IBH Research and Innovation Rounds
An Innovative Approach to Capacity to Consent to Treatment for Youth in 1996: Perspectives of Then and Now.
Presenters: Dr. Rose Geist, Gilbert Sharpe
Moderator: Diane Godkin


February 26, 2015IBH Research and Innovation Rounds
“Put a Face to a Name.” Designing a Dynamic Visual Hospital Directory
Presenter: Lora Appel
Moderator: Christine Plaza


January 29, 2015IBH Research and Innovation Rounds
Using Mobile Technologies to Improve Health; Our Experience Launching a National Immunization App, ImmunizeCA
Presenters: Dr. Kumanan Wilson, Katherine Atkinson
Moderator: Alison Quigley


September 18, 2014IBH Research and Innovation Rounds
Medical Psychiatry Alliance
Presenter: Dr. Rose Geist
Moderator: Cara Vacarino


August 28, 2014IBH Research and Innovation Rounds
From Innovating Surgical Approaches to Redesigning the Delivery of Health Care. Re-Envisioning the Field of Ophthalmology.
Presenters: Dr. Ike Ahmed, Dr. Morgan Lim
Moderator: Patti Cochrane


July 22, 2014IBH Research and Innovation Rounds
“Don’t just show me. Tell me.” How We Can Integrate Visual Media Into Medicine, Teaching and Patient Care.
Presenter: Dr. Seema Marwaha
Moderator: Leslie Ashley