Areas of Expertise

The Collaborative is focused on five areas:

1) Patient engagement

Advance patient engagement to ensure representation of patient needs, perspectives, and aspirations at all levels of health care decision-making.

2) Patient-centred innovations

Support the co-design, implementation, evaluation, scale and spread of patient-centered innovations.

3) Data platforms

Coordinate linkage between the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences data and create frameworks to share relevant data in a timely manner with diverse users.

4) Collaborations and partnerships

Promote collaborations and partnerships to connect and integrate activities across the province.

5) Capacity building

Build capacity of system stakeholders to engage in patient-oriented research.