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Health Services and Policy Research

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The Health Services and Policy Research (HSPR) cluster examines how sociopolitical, ethical, economic, technologic, human resource, regulatory, quality, efficiency, and geographic determinants influence policy and the health and well-being of people and healthcare systems.

Our research activities evaluate, improve, and inform health services and policy development.


Research areas:

  • Healthcare leadership, management, and administration
  • Healthcare ethics
  • Health policy
  • Integration of the advanced practice nurse roles
  • Knowledge translation and exchange
  • Patient safety
  • Policies to support paediatric home care
  • Priority setting
  • Workplace issues and workers’ health