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Research Impact Stories

Through a rigorous analysis of health data and information, ICES scientists produce reliable and relevant evidence that informs health care investments and interventions in many jurisdictions and populations. How has our research had an impact on the provision of better-quality, safer health care to Ontarians? Here are some examples.

Select a research impact story from the menus below.

2017-18

Assessing the appropriateness of cardiovascular screening and care
Innovative algorithms for high-impact research on brain disorders
Evaluating emergency department wait times and quality of care
Supporting Indigenous-led population health research in Ontario
Enabling planners and providers to track mental health care and outcomes over time

2016-17

2015-16

Measuring incidence, overdiagnosis and management of thyroid cancer in Ontario
Better understanding the link between neighbourhood walkability and population-wide hypertension risk
Investigating barriers to health care for people with developmental disabilities
Demonstrating that ICES drug safety research has changed physician prescribing behaviour
Assessing need and feasability of supervised drug consumption sites in Ottawa and Ontario
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