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Data Impact Challenge

  • ImagineNation Data Impact Challenge – What’s Hiding in Your Data? Add Your Piece to the Health Care Puzzle

    May 12, 2015 Canada Health Infoway is launching a new ImagineNation Challenge to spur health care innovation. Join this webinar to learn more about the latest addition to the ImagineNation Challenge family: The Data Impact Challenge . Launching on May...

  • Unnecessary Care in Canada

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    This report, co-authored by Choosing Wisely Canada and the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), explores unnecessary care in Canada. The report estimates the degree of potentially unnecessary, and sometimes harmful, tests and procedures...

  • Unnecessary Care in Canada: Infoway Highlight


    06 April 2017

    A Choosing Wisely Canada and the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) report Unnecessary Care in Canad a highlights findings submitted to the ImagineNation Data Impact Challenge, and how these findings can help inform unnecessary care in...

  • The Healthy Behaviour Data Challenge: Calling for innovations to track non-traditional public health data

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    Posted on June 12, 2017 by Timothy Luk and Shahab Shahnazari Traditionally, public health data are collected at the institutional or local level using a variety of methods including self-reported surveys, telephone interviews or online questionnaires....

  • To Hit the Health Data Jackpot, Ask the Audience

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    Posted on April 26, 2017 by Justin Noble Follow @Justin_Noble_ In the game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, aspiring millionaires must answer trivia questions to receive a $1 million prize. If they need help, they can reach out to others by phoning a...

  • Three Tips to Improve Your Entry in the Data Impact Challenge II

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    Posted on February 23, 2016 by Fraser Ratchford In health care, there are many policy issues and questions for which there doesn’t seem to be any easy way to find the answers. But what if the answers are hiding right under our noses?

  • Testing a New Data Model to Support Evidence-Informed Decision Making

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    Posted on October 29, 2015 by Simon Hagens A few months ago, Canada Health Infoway’s ImagineNation Data Impact Challenge put out a call to all authorized users of Canadian health data sets to determine if important health and health care questions, like...

  • Data Challenge Contributes to Report on Unnecessary Care

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    Posted on April 19, 2017 by Simon Hagens The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) in partnership with Choosing Wisely Canada (CWC) has released an important new report: “ Unnecessary Care in Canada .”

  • What’s Hiding in Your Data?

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    Posted on June 24, 2015 by Simon Hagens We at Infoway, and a few of our partners, had some nagging questions about our healthcare system. Questions for which we needed answers, but didn’t have them: duplication rates for tests and exams, follow-up rates...

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