As we explore in our Longwoods publication, Fostering Clinical Research in the Community Hospital: Opportunities and Best Practices, clinical research can better position community hospitals to test and adopt cutting-edge products, and increase the cost-effectiveness and quality of care.
For research-intensive organizations, COVID-19 and our collective awakening to the insidious realities of racism have exposed the limitations of accepted approaches to inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility.
We convened a virtual roundtable in collaboration with Life Sciences Ontario (LSO), featuring a diverse panel of leaders, on what COVID-19 is teaching us and how we can prepare our health research and innovation ecosystem for a resilient, productive and impactful future.
In our new report, COVID-19 and the Future of Health Research and Innovation, we argue that the pandemic represents an inflection point for the health research and innovation system. There has never been greater recognition that “science is the solution”. Therefore there has never been a more fertile moment to reinvigorate investment in health research and innovation and create the best system possible.
On February 6th, 2020, Shift Health facilitated a half-day workshop with over 100 stakeholders, including patients, healthcare providers, government, industry and researchers.
Shift Health has led a study showing that we are systematically underestimating the global socioeconomic burden of Alzheimer’s disease. The hidden costs have important implications for policymakers.
A Shift Health study shows that available treatments for people living with haemophilia A impact psychological wellbeing, employment opportunities and adherence to treatment regimens, helping to inform decision‐making around the value innovative treatments.
Driven by emerging clinical evidence and increasingly favourable regulatory conditions, companies are racing to develop cannabis-based pharmaceuticals for diverse indications. In this paper, we explore three trends that we believe will critically shape the cannabis industry over the coming years.
Shift Health partnered with the Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise to pilot a two-day Boot Camp aimed at educating vaccine development partners across sectors—academia, government, funders, NGOs, industry—on strategies, tools and best practices enabling product development.