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.
The takeaway of this Telfer Forum is an important message for health organizations: analytics and AI will continue advancing how health services are delivered, but health organizations should err on the side of caution. There are major opportunities so that AI-driven solutions can become a “cure” for many of challenges that health organizations currently face. However, if health providers, researchers, and the industry don’t work together to implement these technologies as part of larger digital health strategy, these opportunities might turn into a “curse.” Read more ›
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 ›
A PhD student in Management (Health Systems specialization), Andrea is interested in healthcare delivery, family caregiving, care transitions, information systems, design thinking, and innovation. Andrea’s love of healthcare research is equally matched by her passion for the culinary arts. Read more ›
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 ›
Alexander is a PhD candidate at the Telfer School of Management (Health Systems specialization). Besides his interest in applying analytics and management information systems methods to the area of mobile health technologies, Alexander loves travelling, playing volleyball, and riding and restoring his many bicycles. Read more ›
Telfer School of Management Professor Barbara Orser and her research team have been awarded a SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant. In collaboration with Public Services and Procurement Canada, Professor Orser will examine strategies to improve gender equality in the way small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) obtain contracts with the federal government. Read more ›
Social Science Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Engage Grants provide support for research activities that will inform decision-making at a single partner organization from the public, private or not-for-profit sector. Read more ›
It is expected that analytics and Artificial Intelligence will transform all sectors of Canada’s economy, including healthcare. Some analytics and AI solutions are already transforming healthcare delivery and improving the quality of care for the patients. Read more ›
With growing warnings of risks of a financial crisis worldwide, finding tools that help banks navigate the uncertainties of the financial world is extremely important. Since the 2008 financial crisis, banks have invested heavily on new technologies to improve their risk management strategies. Read more ›