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Transferring knowledge throughout the community

Policy research and advising, applied research and evaluation and leadership development are three core strengths that the Rotman School offers to support healthcare organizations in the community.

The Rise Asset Development

Rise Asset Development, with the support of the Rotman School of Management and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), provides microfinancing and mentorship to men and women living with mental illness and addictions who are interested in pursuing self-employment. The Rotman School of Management and CAMH participate in advisory functions, lending their respective expertise for business mentoring and mental health supports and services to the benefit of Rise clients.

The Collaborative for Health Sector Strategy

Established in December 2006, the Collaborative is a knowledge production and knowledge transfer centre at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.

It has the following objectives:

   Policy Research & Advising

  • Advise on the design and governance of the health system in order to support a tight link among responsibility, authority, and accountability.
  • Provide evidence-based insights to help shape the changing direction of the Ontario healthcare system.
  • Provide analysis necessary to government to effectively allocate resources and monitor provider and system performance.

   Applied Research & Evaluation

  • Develop and share evidence on the role and impact of incentives at all levels of the Ontario health system.
  • Measure, analyze, and report on the productivity of the Ontario health system.

   Leadership Development

  • Provide training and development opportunities to build the business skills and managerial capacity of Ontario’s clinical and administrative leaders.
  • Promote health system partnerships.
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