Health

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Value of radiology

Excessive wait times bring with them a host of negative consequences. They can create economic inefficiencies by forcing patients to take time away from work, hurting the…

Greg Sutherland, Nigel Russell, Robyn Gibbard, and Alexandru Dobrescu, June 25, 2019 | Report

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Cannabis at work: early findings since legalization

Recreational cannabis was legalized across Canada in the fall of 2018. Employers faced the change with varying levels of concern and readiness…

Monica Haberl, June 26, 2019 | Webinar

Too many people show up to work fatigued because of a lack of sleep. They may feel physically weaker, have poor concentration and blurry vision, and struggle with short-term memory.

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Bill Howatt

Chief of Research, Workforce Productivity

Gaps in your company’s mental health programs

Employers want to improve their workplace focus on mental health and create a psychologically safe workplace, but many just don’t know where to start.

Dr. Bill Howatt, June 24, 2019 | Op-ed

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Who decides if medical cannabis is a treatment option?

This question doesn’t have a clear answer and requires careful consideration, the guidance of your medical professional and, in many cases, a conversation with your employer.

Bill Howatt, June 6, 2019 | Op-ed

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Facilitating a safe and respectful workplace

Despite compelling evidence, not all employers are fully engaged in preventing harassment and workplace violence.

Bill Howatt, May 21, 2019 | Webinar

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Managing and preventing workplace violence

The wrong time to prepare for a crisis is when you’re in one. Ignoring the risk for workplace violence does little to prevent it.

Bill Howatt, February 12, 2019 | Op-ed

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Options for pharmacare reform in Canada

Over the past several decades, numerous options for pharmacare reform in Canada have been studied...

CBoC, November 1, 2018 | Report

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A framework for the design professions

A framework for evaluating the built environment’s contributions to community well-being.

Monika Slovinec D’Angelo, July 18, 2018 | Report

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Blazing the trail: cannabis legalization

What are the major concerns for employers on the impacts of the legalization of cannabis?

Monica Haberl, June 19, 2018 | Report

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Economic impact of depression

An examination of the economic impact of early treatment for patients with depression.

CBoC, January 30, 2018 | Report