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Posts related to recent personal involvement in research or summaries of interesting/noteworthy research.

Free online education: Who decides if it is failing?

Staying up to date with research or advancing my understanding of particular topics that were quickly covered in a semester (4 months) is always a challenge. Thankfully, social media is creating a whole new variety of learning options. Massively Open Online Courses – MOOC for short – are one of these new and great options. […]

Chapter on digital tools in Guidebook on Scientific Publishing

The Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research student working group put together a guidebook on scientific publishing, that will be released at the conference at the end of May. I was honoured to be ask last summer if I would consider writing a chapter on social media and digital tools. This week I received […]

Big Data is Powerful

Data is a collection of individual pieces of information. Those pieces of information come together in different ways and with consideration and analysis create knowledge, insights and innovation. There are a lot of people who believe in openness. I tend to be on the open side of the fence. Others counter sayings that privacy is […]

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The CICC: A cluster of innovation in complex care

On Tuesday I stopped by the Centre for Innovation in Complex Care, at UHN’s Toronto General Hospital. It was not my first time coming by their weekly innovation rounds, and it definitely won’t be my last. Three years ago I came across the teams work while exploring other innovation focused groups during my time at the Health Strategy […]