This webinar explores:
- Data about overall Canadian health care costs and predictions for the next decade (societal trends)
- Data about how much health inequalities cost the Canadian health system and issues of data gathering, analysis and inference
- Examples of research and practice supporting greater investment in the determinants of health
- The importance of pilot projects in exploring the potential for reducing inequities, improving health and reducing costs
- Arguments for changing how we proportion health care dollars
Watch and listen to a recording of the webinar.
Duration: 1.5 hours.
This webinar presents the findings of two new reports and a renowned health program that addresses social inequity and its impact on health
- PHAC The direct economic burden of socioeconomic health inequalities in Canada: An analysis of health care costs by income level
- NCCDH Economic arguments for shifting health dollars upstream
- Ottawa Inner City Health Inc.
Advisors on tap:
- Andrea Long, Acting Senior Policy Analyst, Social Determinants and Science Integration Directorate, Public Health Agency of Canada
- Olga Milliken, PhD, Economist, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention, Public Health Agency of Canada
- Jeff Turnbull, Chief, Clinical Quality, Health Quality Ontario
- Karen Fish, Knowledge translation specialist, NCCDH