March 4, 2008
Morris Barer - Welcome and introductions
Stephen Toope - Welcome and comments
Morning Session 1 - Health and health care: Perceptions and realities
Clyde Hertzman - Health system performance: What matters
Karen Davis - Health system performance: Challenges for the US and Canada
Morning Session 2 - Health is up, opinion is down, courts are engaged…
Stuart Soroka - Media, public opinion and health policy
Colleen Flood - Evidence, the judiciary, and public policy
Afternoon Session 1 - Evidence: Is more better?
Kevin Grumbach - Evidenced-based, or evidence de-based, policy: Examples from US physician workforce research and policy
Bob Evans - Pedal to the metal: How Canada’s medical schools hijacked the future (again)
Afternoon Session 2- Overcoming evidence: International examples
Jeremiah Hurley - Turning logic and evidence on their heads: Australia's subsidy to private insurance
Alan Maynard - The “blurred” reforms of the English NHS
Day 1 Wrap-up
March 5, 2008
Morning Session 1 - And now for for something completely different: Good news!
Michael Rachlis - Flying below the radar at warp speed: Good news about Canada's health care system and why you don't hear more about it
Robyn Tamblyn - Adoption of electronic health records: Improving the outcomes of chronic disease management
Morning Session 2 - Making evidence work: Critical success factors
Jeremy Grimshaw - Evidence and EBM is not enough: Building knowledge transfer and uptake infrastructure for health care
Tony Culyer - OK, so EBM is not enough. What next then?
We are grateful to the speakers who have made their slides available for download.