From 2010 to 2013, the Excellence Through Evidence Award recognized health services leaders who successfully implemented evidence-informed innovations in care and service delivery.


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CFHI President, Maureen O’ Neil presents Dr. Gina Browne with the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI) Excellence through Evidence Award at the 2013 CEO Forum in Montreal, Quebec

"As a continuum that extends from the initial good idea to subsequent best practice (an innovation with a local track record of success), and finally to research-based evidence (best practice with proven generalisable value)."

—Jonathan Lomas (2007). Formalised Informality: An action plan to spread proven health innovations. Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Health