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RPI Certified as a Women-Owned Business (5/1/2023) - RPI is now certified as a women-owned business by WEConnect International. The four criteria for this are ownership, management, control and independence. Businesses that meet the criteria are determined to be at least 51% owned, as well as managed and controlled by one or more women. RPI is 100% owned, managed and controlled by women. WEConnect […]
RPI Evaluates Community Pharmacy Pilot Projects (1/3/2023) - RPI has been engaged by the Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia to complete evaluations of two different demonstration projects that test how care is provided in community pharmacies in Nova Scotia. The Optimize my Medications project is focused on pharmacist support for deprescribing some medications. The Collaborative Hypertension Management Project supports management of patients with […]
RPI to Assist in Developing a Vision for Supporting Family Medicine Research in Canada (10/31/2022) - The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine (FAFM) is undertaking a discovery and visioning process for family medicine research in Canada. To advance this work, Research Power Inc. and Dalhousie Family Medicine are working with the CFPC and FAFM to study the research landscape within Canada and […]
Clare Levin engaged as Evaluation Mentor for Roots of Hope Nova Scotia (9/1/2022) - RPI Partner Clare Levin has been engaged by Nova Scotia Health as the Formative and Summative Evaluation Mentor for Roots of Hope Nova Scotia. Roots of Hope is a multi-site, community-led project created by the Mental Health Commission of Canada that aims to reduce the impacts of suicide within communities. Suicide prevention interventions are implemented based […]
RPI to Evaluate Blended Capitation Pilot Project in Nova Scotia (6/10/2022) - Research Power Inc. has been engaged by the Department of Health and Wellness to evaluate a pilot project of the blended capitation funding model, a different way to pay family doctors. The model is designed to encourage more team-based care and to make it easier for patients to get the care they need, when and where […]
Evaluation Challenges and Solutions – a Resource Guide (5/19/2022) - This guide is based on information collected during delivery of the course Evaluation Training for Physical Activity Practitioners. The course was a virtual training in evaluation for people working in the physical activity sector (in areas such as sport, recreation, health promotion) across Canada. It was developed and delivered in 2021 and 2022 by Clare […]
Evaluation Training for Physical Activity Practitioners Course (5/19/2022) - Clare Levin, RPI Partner, developed and delivered evaluation training for physical activity practitioners across Canada on behalf of the Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute (CFLRI) throughout 2021 and 2022. This 5-session virtual training course included both synchronous (live online meetings) and asynchronous (e.g., videos, supplementary materials) learning opportunities. Almost 200 physical activity practitioners across […]
RPI Developing Evaluation Plan for the Nova Scotia Post-secondary Accessibility Framework (10/14/2021) - RPI has been engaged to develop an evaluation framework/plan for the Nova Scotia Post-Secondary Accessibility Framework. The framework outlines a vision, principles, goals and commitments for accessibility in post-secondary education, focusing on the following areas: awareness and capacity building, teaching, learning and research, information and communication, goods and services, employment, transportation, the built environment, and […]
Claudine participates in the ISPOR Latin America Summit 2021 (9/28/2021) - RPI Partner Claudine Szpilfogel is pleased to be moderating and part of an International panel at the upcoming ISPOR Latin America Summit 2021 to be held virtually September 30th and October 1st. Summit participants will be discussing new pathways for onco-hematology care in Latin America sharing different approaches to HTA assessment including learnings from the […]
Study/Discussion Group: Foundations for Creating Cultures of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in Evaluation (9/9/2021) - In her role as a board member of the Nova Scotia Chapter of the Canadian Evaluation Society (CES-NS), RPI Partner Clare Levin is helping to organize a study/discussion group offered by CES-NS in 2021-22 to provide Atlantic Canadian evaluators with supported learning to understand and use evaluation as a tool for decolonization, equity and sustainability. […]