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The Unit

A benchmark for Quebec’s Learning Health System.

The Unité de soutien au système de santé apprenant (SSA) Québec is a provincial unit of the national strategy for patient-oriented research (SPOR) network of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

QUOI

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Our Unit strives to play a key role in the continuous improvement of Quebec’s health care system and care trajectories.

POUR QUI

Pour qui

The Unit provides support to any person or organization working in health care and social services in Quebec as well as the population.

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Its team works across Quebec and deploys its expertise by offering training, consultation and tools throughout it’s LHS portal.

  • It supports patient oriented research projects that contribute to the learning health system.
  • It supports research teams in improving care and service trajectories through targeted grants.

Why the Unit?

  • The Unit promotes an understanding of implementation science
    • It completes the learning cycle
  • Elle est appuyée par le programme SRAP pancanadien:
    • Elle obtient un financement des IRSC qui est bénéfique pour le Québec
    • The Unit supports the integration of patient oriented research (POR) since 2014
  • Elle aspire à mettre la RAP en action au profit d’un système de santé apprenant (SSA)
  • A single organization is responsible for the entire SSA cycle, which turns out to be:
    • More efficient
    • More cost effective
    • More unifying (RUISSS collaboration)

  • The Unit supports and accelerates the implementation of Quebec’s Learning Health System by deploying its expertise in the form of:
    • Training
    • Consultation
    • Tools
  • Elle agit tel un courtier qui offre des expertises au sein de 4 RUISSS pour :
    • Ensures that project managers have access to expertise relevant for Quebec
    • Éviter de nombreuses démarches et ajouter une valeur ajoutée SSA à tous les projets soutenus
    • Makes unequalled return on investments possible, responding to the requester’s needs and criteria