A non-profit, independent organization with a mandate to create evidence in support of innovation in health and health care
Effective home care that is focused on maintaining wellness is clearly preferable to having those with chronic illnesses need hospitalization for acute illness or long-term care. How much should our health authorities invest in home care, and how can we identify the return on that investment? This project aims to find out.
Healthy early childhood development leads to children who enter kindergarten ready to learn, and are more successful in their school careers. Education is strongly positively correlated to better health in later life. We are examining the community factors in four towns in BC’s interior to learn about what works to foster healthy early development.