Federal government unveils patient-oriented research strategy

Collier, Roger
September 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/20/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 13, pE993
Academic Journal
The article reports on the introduction of a patient-oriented research strategy designed to integrate health research and health care in Canada. It says that the strategy involves the integration of patient-oriented research into the health care system and clinical practice. It adds that one of the aims of the strategy is to strengthen organizational, regulatory, and financial support for clinical studies in Canada. Moreover, a steering committee will monitor the implementation of the strategy.


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