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Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis
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Centre

Mission

To promote a collegial and supportive interdisciplinary environment that fosters excellence in acquiring, producing and communicating socially-relevant knowledge in the fields of health economics and health policy analysis.

Research

Development of new methods and the evaluation of health, health care and health systems are prominent features of CHEPA research. CHEPA researchers lead research programs in the following areas:

  • Determinants of health and health inequalities
  • Equity in health systems
  • Health care financing and funding
  • Health human resources and health professions
  • Health technology assessment
  • Knowledge transfer and exchange
  • Public and community engagement
  • Values and ethics in health policy

Health System Partners

CHEPA researchers have established an impressive array of research and knowledge exchange partnerships throughout the health system. Through investigator-initiated studies and through CHEPA’s collaborative research program with the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, researchers are working to improve the performance of the health system.

CHEPA also partners collaboratively with other centres including the McMaster Health Forum and Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health (PATH).

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