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Welcome to Innovative Thinking, a new platform created to share the latest in knowledge development at Telfer School with the community, academics, and potential research collaborators.

Be inspired by a selection of innovative research ideas, from articles published by our faculty in top-management journals to award-winning research projects. Telfer School’s Innovative Thinking shows our commitment towards research excellence without losing sight of our impactful role in the community.

A New Computer-Based Tool to Help Manage The Ottawa Hospital Home Dialysis Program

Antoine Sauré and Ahmet Kandakoglu teamed up with The Nephrology Division of The Ottawa Hospital to develop a computer-based tool that will help nursing staff to streamline the development of nurses’ schedules and their daily itineraries. Read more ›

Three New Research Projects Will Address Relevant issues in Management and Health Systems

Three faculty members have been each awarded a Telfer School of Management Research grant (SMRG) for projects that will address important issues in the areas of international management and health systems. Read on the learn more about the relevance, goals, and future applications of their specific research projects. Read more ›

Beyond one-fits-all solutions for health care challenges

On September 11th, academics and health leaders explained why health managers should avoid looking for simplistic solutions to overcome the challenges of health systems Read more ›

Embracing Complexity in Health: Leadership and Policy Making in a Complicated System

Implementing change and reducing costs in health organizations may not be as straightforward as health managers and policymakers think. So, how can we implement new initiatives effectively in such an unpredictable system? Can complexity thinking help us achieve real transformation? To address some of these questions, the Telfer School of Management will be hosting Embracing Complexity in Health: Leadership and Policy Making in a Complicated System on September 11th at 5:00 pm. Read more ›

Towards a Digital Platform to Support Innovation and Learning in Health Organizations

Telfer School of Management Professors Lysanne Lessard, Agnes Grudniewicz, and Antoine Sauré are launching a research project entitled “Towards a Digital Platform for Learning Health Systems Innovation.” Their research is the first to win the SMRG Team Grant competition, an initiative created to support collaborative and interdisciplinary research between Telfer faculty members.  Read more ›

Student Caroline Chamberland

Caroline is a PhD student in Management (Health Systems specialization). Driven by her desire to pursue a career in international development and her passion for maternal health, Caroline decided to learn more about maternal health workforce in situations of displacement and fragility.  Read more ›

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