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EMPOWER Awards Phase IV RFP Released

The vital role that research evidence and data plays in supporting health system decision making has been amplified in Ontario during the recent COVID-19 pandemic and health system restructuring. Knowledge users have collaborated closely with researchers to make the most…

Patient Partnership in Virtual Care

Join OSSU’s Patient Partners Working Group for a webinar on ‘Patient Partnership in Virtual Care’ for an opportunity to discuss how patients are partners in developing and implementing virtual care approaches, as well as the experiences of patients and health…

WEBINAR: Patient Partnership and COVID-19 research

Join OSSU’s Patient Partners Working Group for their summer webinar, this time addressing patient partnership and COVID-19 research in Ontario. Featuring Alies Maybee (Patient Advisors Network), Maureen Smith (Cochrane Collaboration, OSSU) and Rebecca Gannan (McMaster Aging, Community and Health Research…

EMPOWER Awards phase III

The vital role that research evidence and data plays in supporting health system decision making has been amplified during the recent COVID-19 pandemic crisis. Knowledge users have collaborated closely with researchers to make the most informed policy decisions, relying heavily…

Webinar recording: Organizational Approaches to Patient Partnership in Research

On February 20th, 2020, OSSU’s Patient Partners Working Group brought together representatives from Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (Nadia Tanel and Beth Dangerfield) and L’Hopital Montfort (Denis Prud’homme) to discuss how their organizations had embedded patient partnership in research beyond…

Organizational approaches to patient partnership in Ontario

OSSU’s Patient Partners Working Group supported a cataloguing of organizations across Ontario that have instituted approaches to patient partnership in health research that reach beyond the project and embed partnership in the organization as a whole. This catalogue marks the…