Report: Accessing Health And Health-Related Data in Canada

Report released by the Council of Canadian Academies. This report assesses the current state of knowledge surrounding timely access to health and health-related data — key for both health research and health system innovation.

Accessing Health and Health-Related Data in Canada examines the technological and methodological challenges of accessing data; the benefits and risks of such access; legal and ethical considerations; and best practices for governance mechanisms that enable access. This report provides a foundation of knowledge that will support policy-makers, administrators, clinicians, and researchers in health-related fields who seek to improve the delivery of health and social services to the public.

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