BRIC NS success in CIHR competition

BRIC NS is pleased to share the results of the CIHR Knowledge Synthesis and Comparative Program and Policy Analysis competitions.  Integrating end of life care to help people stay in the community: The essentials for success (Knowledge Synthesis) and Integrating Paramedics and Primary and Palliative teams to Optimize Patient Time in the Community at the End-of-Life (Comparative Program and Policy Analysis) are being led by BRIC NS members.

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Members in the news: Benchmarks for end-of-life care

Congratulations to NS-PIHCI members Fred Burge and Beverley Lawson, part of the research team looking at Canadian benchmarks for quality of end-of-life care in cancer – named one of the Canadian Cancer Society’s top 10 research stories of 2015. Led by Dr. Lisa Barbera, this multi-province research project looked at provincial variation in health care services for those at the end of life. Benchmarks and quality indicators were established to help evaluate services.

Read the article in the May 2015 issue of the Journal of Oncology Practice.