Category Archives: International health & social care

OHE briefing on nursing home care

The Office of Health Economics (OHE) have published a briefing on ‘Interventions that encourage high-value nursing home care: lessons for the UK‘. The briefing summarises a seminar given by Professor David Grabowski of Harvard University and explores his theory on how payment and delivery interventions can encourage high-value care rather than a reliance on regulation as a guarantor of quality.

Cochrane Connect

The latest edition of the Cochrane newsletter, ‘Cochrane Connect‘ has been published. The newsletter has features on the use of artificial technology and machine learning in conducting reviews, the 2016 Annual Review, Cochrane centres in Sweden and Austria and an update to the Cochrane logo. There are also featured Cochrane reviews on the use of asthma education and on patient decision aids alongside other organisation updates.

BC SUPPORT Unit newsletter

The latest newsletter of the British Columbia SUPPORT (Support for People and Patient-Oriented Research and Trials) Unit has been issued. The BC SUPPORT Unit is part of the BC Academic Health Sciences Network, and Professor Stirling Bryan is on the Management Team. The Unit aims to advance patient-oriented research throughout the region. The newsletter carries news of events and features on methods clusters and a patient partner.

BC SUPPORT Unit newsletter

The latest newsletter of the British Columbia SUPPORT (Support for People and Patient-Oriented Research and Trials) Unit has been issued. The BC SUPPORT Unit is part of the BC Academic Health Sciences Network, and Professor Stirling Bryan is on the Management Team. The Unit aims to advance patient-oriented research throughout the region. The newsletter carries news of staffing, events and a feature on ‘methods clusters’.