Research and Analysis

A Cross Method Analysis of the Impact of Culture and Communications upon a Healthcare Merger: Prescriptions for Human Resources Management - This research in article has subsequently lead to the development of a unified human resources model for the proper and successful implementation of mergers and acquisitions and the implications of these findings for all organizations, and for mergers and acquisitions theory and practice, are discussed.
Addressing Rural Health Needs - This paper reviews literature in Canada and abroad and finds six key elements for effective rural health population program planning and delivery.
Collaboration for Addiction and Mental Health Care: Best Advice - This report discusses models of collaboration, key considerations for successful collaborations at the service level, and information on guidelines for evaluating collaboration among services and their impacts on client outcomes.
Collaborative & Generative Governance Will Be Required to Succeed in Our Emerging Complex Adaptive Health Service Delivery System, PART I - Part 1 of a series on governance challenges and solutions in the context of health system transformation.
Collaborative & Generative Governance Will Be Required To Succeed In Our Emerging Complex Adaptive Health Service Delivery System, PART II - Part 2 of a series on governance challenges and solutions in the context of health system transformation.
Coordination and Integration in European Primary Care - Chapter one of Primary Care in the Driver's Seat?, a volume that explores the different approaches to primary care found across Europe and examines the success of different strategic alternatives in its design and operation.
Current Knowledge about Interprofessional Teams in Canada - This first in a series of four briefings in the Improving Primary Health Care through Collaboration series offers an overview of the various interprofessional primary care (IPC) team models currently used in Canada and documents the success of various forms of inter-professional collaboration as compared to individual practices.
Divergent Modes of Integration: The Canadian Way - The paper highlights key trajectories and outcomes of the recent policy developments toward integrated health care delivery systems in Quebec and Ontario in the primary care sector and in the development of regional networks of health and social services.
Faces of Integration - Case study research from Wales which draws on examples of different types of integration in health and social care.
Financial Integration Across Health and Social Care: Evidence Review - The review assessed the international literature on financial and resource mechanisms to integrate care (i) within health care and (ii) across health and social care. Integrated resource mechanisms (IRMs) were identified and assessed from an economic perspective.