Category Archives: event notes

KT Canada Conference – Day 1

I’m in Halifax for the Knowledge Translation Canada conference. Figured my blog would be a good place to collect my notes. There was also a hashtag of #KTCanada15 where people were tweeting their thoughts (and often tweeting out links to … Continue reading

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Webinar Notes: Soft Systems Methodology: The Use of Rich Pictures from Evaluation

As part of EvalYear 2015, the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver, is holding a webinar series called: “Practical Applications of Systems to Conduct Evaluation: Cases and Examples“. They have a great list of 30 minute … Continue reading

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Webinar Notes: Systems Dynamics: Computer​ Models to Anticipate and Plan for Surprise

As part of EvalYear 2015, the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver, is holding a webinar series called: “Practical Applications of Systems to Conduct Evaluation: Cases and Examples“. They have a great list of 30 minute … Continue reading

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Webinar Notes: Analyzing Data Over Time for Quality Improvement

The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI) is offering three webinars on Measurement for Quality Improvement. These are my notes from the third webinar: Analyzing Data Over Time for Quality Improvement: A Focus on Control Charts (I missed the second webinar and … Continue reading

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Webinar Notes: “Emergence: Detection and Interpretation in a Leadership Program” by Michael Quinn Patton

As part of EvalYear 2015, the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver, is holding a webinar series called: “Practical Applications of Systems to Conduct Evaluation: Cases and Examples“. They have a great list of 30 minute … Continue reading

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CIHR Policy Round: Hospital Activity-Based Funding

A few notes on today’s webinar from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s (CIHR) Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (IHSPR)’s Policy Round on Hospital Activity-Based Funding. Activity-based funding: hospitals paid pre-determined fixed fee per episode of care, to fund … Continue reading

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Participatory Action Research (PAR) Lecture

I had the opportunity to attend a lecture on Participatory Action Research (PAR), which was being held as a kickoff for a three-day workshop on the same topic 1Wished I could have done the whole workshop, but I just couldn’t afford … Continue reading

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