The Cy Frank Legacy Lectureship | Innovation in Healthcare: Lines of Sight to Policy and Practice

Dr. Tom Noseworthy
Professor of Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

Friday, October 20, 2017
2:00 pm
Vancouver General Hospital Eye Care Centre (100LT)
2550 Willow St., Vancouver, BC
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Dr. Noseworthy’s lecture will address learning healthcare systems seeking to achieve elevated levels of performance. Key characteristics of high performance will be posed, and their line of sight discussed from innovation, research evidence and measurement to effective actions in clinical policy and practice. Strategic Clinical Networks (SCNs) in Alberta will be used as exemplars. Current day observations and suggestions will be offered for three policy issues needing attention in the Canadian healthcare system: primary health care, waste and affordability.

Dr. Noseworthy is Professor (Health Policy & Management), Community Health Sciences and O’Brien Institute for Public Health, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary. A physician trained in Internal Medicine and Critical Care, he holds a Master of Science in Experimental Medicine from the University of Alberta, and a Master of Public Health (Health Policy & Management) from Harvard University. Dr. Noseworthy’s research interests have included critical care, access to services, health technology assessment and health information. In 2005, Dr Noseworthy was awarded the Alberta Centennial Medal and he was named as one of Alberta’s Top 100 Physicians of the Century by the Alberta Medical Association and College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. In 2007, Dr Noseworthy was appointed to the Order of Canada, for contributions to health policy and Medicare and, in 2012, he received the Diamond Jubilee Medal.

This lecture is co-sponsored by the UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research and the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation. The Cy Frank Legacy Lectureship is sponsored by the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health and Alberta Innovates.