Our healthcare system, long a source of national pride, is in need of a serious transformation. From the inefficiencies exposed due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, to longstanding challenges that have been pushed aside for far too long, there is no shortage of issues in need of remedy. That’s where we come in.
The Learning Health Systems Modeling Laboratory is a one-of-a-kind research initiative that is entirely dedicated to helping Canada’s healthcare system make the transitions that are required for it to realize its true potential. The Learning Health Systems Modeling Lab is one of the research and training initiatives of the Health Systems Innovation Network, a dynamic group of health system management researchers, trainees and collaborators at the Telfer School of Management.
Building Learning Health Systems: Better Value, Less Cost
Learning Health Systems (LHS) integrate large datasets to generate knowledge and innovations that can truly change health care access, processes, and delivery, while evaluating the impacts of these changes for ongoing learning and improvement. The scope of an LHS is much broader than just technical innovation, as it seeks to align the social, political, legal, and ethical elements of a healthcare system as a whole.