Advancing Health Equity through Benefits Screening

This article is the sixth in a series on Poverty and Human Rights in Canada. SUMMARY: This article explores benefits screening, a system of auditing patients to identify those living in poverty and the benefits they may be eligible for, as an innovative step towards realizing the right to health in Canada by advancing health equity.[1]…

Health Services Research: New Directions

  JOHNHOEY Chief, Department of Community Health, Montreal General Hospital and Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Medicine, McGill University SUZANNE COUET Senior Research Associate, Centre de Coordination des Ressources de Sante, Department of Community Health, Montreal General Hospital Health Services Research: A Framework “The field of health services research is concerned with the application of bier…