Learning Health Systems: Rapidly Improving Patient Care & Workplace Satisfaction at a Lower Cost

Speakers: Stephanie Brooks, Denise Thomson, Dr. Gabrielle Zimmermann

Description: In publicly funded health care, we always work towards creating health systems that provide more care and better care, for less cost. Recent efforts have centered around Learning Health Systems (LHS), which aim to integrate health research with health practice by removing barriers and fostering a space that supports continual and rapid improvements to routine care. In this video, the speakers discuss LHS in an Alberta context, provide an introduction to LHS, and outline existing LHS initiatives in the province that are supporting this system.

*Recording form the AbSPORU Virtual Institute 2020

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The Alberta SPOR SUPPORT Unit operates on and acknowledges the lands that are the traditional and ancestral territory of many peoples, presently subject to Treaties 6, 7, and 8. Namely: the Blackfoot Confederacy – Kainai, Piikani, and Siksika – the Cree, Dene, Saulteaux, Nakota Sioux, Stoney Nakoda, and the Tsuu T’ina Nation and the Métis People of Alberta. This includes the Métis Settlements and the Métis Nation of Alberta. We acknowledge the many First Nations, Métis and Inuit who have lived in and cared for these lands for generations. We make this acknowledgment as a reaffirmation of our shared commitment towards reconciliation, and as part of AbSPORU’s mandate towards fostering health system transformation.