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Health Data: Pushing the Boundaries

September 22-23, 2011
Ottawa Convention Centre, Ottawa, Ontario

The Health Data Users Conference 2011 will showcase the breadth and depth of health data available to researchers, planners, academics and decision-makers. It will also provide excellent opportunities to share information and to expand the boundaries of our knowledge. Hence, Health Data: Pushing the Boundaries is the theme of this year’s Health Data Users Conference sponsored by Statistics Canada and the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI).

The program for the conference will consist of two tracks, each targeting a different perspective on using health data.

Methods and techniques

This track focuses on the methodological aspects of using health data, such as data linkage, developing new methods, combining data sources and using innovative research or analytical techniques to “get more” out of data.

Data informing decisions

This track focuses on using health data to inform decision making and program planning, to explore new health issues, to evaluate and develop policy and to improve health care and system performance.

Further conference details

An Open doors session and a series of workshops will be offered on the morning of September 22, 2011. Plenary, parallel and poster sessions will take place both days of the conference.

Have a peek at Program and Workshops to get more information on the two days.

If you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at healthconference@statcan.gc.ca