Donald Juzwishin

Donald  Juzwishin
Position
Adjunct Associate Professor
Credentials

BA Political Science (Alberta) , MHSA, (Alberta) PhD (Alberta)

Contact

Dr. Don Juzwishin is the Director of Health Technology Assessment and Innovation at Alberta Health Services.  Don leads a team to situate AHS at the forefront in the use of evidence to inform health care decisions and policy with a particular emphasis on innovating and transforming the Alberta health care system to achieve improved patient outcomes.  
 
Don is an adjunct associate professor at the Universities of Victoria and Calgary. He has over one hundred publications to his credit and speaks extensively on contemporary issues in health care transformation.   

He is a member of the Alberta Advisory Committee on Health Technologies that assists the government in the review of health technologies and services.  Dr. Juzwishin was CEO of the Health Council of Canada reporting on the progress of health care reform in Canada.  Before this, he was the Director of HTA at the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research where he led a team of researchers responding to HTA requests from government, health authorities and provider organizations. Don serves as treasurer on the Board of Directors of Health Technology Assessment International as well as serving on the CCHL Ethics Council and on the Editorial Board of Canadian Healthcare Management.  He is a co-investigator on two national research projects PACEOMICS examining social, ethical and legal issues of genomic medicine and the second AGEWELL examining policy barriers to innovation with assistive technologies for the elderly.  Don has extensive experience in leadership with health authorities as well as government, private sector, and universities.  

  • health reform
  • health technology assessment
  • evidence based policy making

Publications (2007 to 2017)

  • Liu, L., Muguel Cruz, A., Ruptash, T., Barnard, S. and Juzwishin, D. Acceptance of Global Positioning System (GPS) Technology Among Dementia Clients and Family Caregivers, Journal of Technology in Human Services, DOI:10.1080/15228835.2016.1233724, 2017
  • Juzwishin, D., Mueen, M., Miguel-Cruz, A., Ruptash, T., Barnard, S., Sebastianski, M., Esmail, R.  and Liu. L. Characteristics of a successful collaboration in evaluation of a healthcare innovation:  lessons learned from GPS locator technology for dementia clients, submitted to Innovation and Entrepreneurship, October 14, 2016.
  • Slater, J., Shields, L., Racette, R., Juzwishin, D. and Coppes, M. The Emergence of Precision Therapeutics: New Challenges for Canada’s Health Leaders, Healthcare Management Forum, Vol 28, Issue S6, November, 2015.  DOI:  10.1177/0840470415604771, pp. S33-S39.  
  • Sebastianski, M., Juzwishin, D., Wolfaardt, U.,  Faulkner, G., Osiowy, K., Fenwick, P. and Ruptash, T. Innovation and commercialization in public healthcare systems: a review of challenges and opportunities in Canada, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Health, Dove Press, September, 2015, pp. 1 - 12.
  • Polisena, J., Lavis, J.N., Juzwishin, D., McLean-Veysey, P. Graham, I.D., Harstall, C. and Martin, J. Supporting the Use of Health Technology Assessments by Decision Makers, Healthcare Policy Journal, Vol. 10, No. 4, 2015, pp. 10-15.
  • Duthie, K., Bond, K., Juzwishin, D., Improving Leadership Through Values-Based Decisions, Healthcare Management Forum, Vol. 27, No. 4, Winter 2014, pp. 168 – 170. 
  • Muratov, S., Hailey, D., Foerster, V., Brady, B., Juzwishin, D, la Fleur, P. and McGowan, J. Mentoring a health technology assessment initiative in Kazakhstan, International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 2014, April 30 (2): 147-52, PMID 24774034.
  • Juzwishin, D., Twenty five years of ethics in Healthcare Management Forum, Healthcare Management Forum, Vol 26, Issue 2, Summer 2013, pp. 108-109.
  • Juzwishin, D., Guest Editorial, special ethics edition, Healthcare Management Forum, Vol 26, Issue 2, Summer 2013, pp 60 – 61).
  • Juzwishin, D. and Bond, K. Cultivating Excellence in Leadership: Wicked Problems and Virtues, Healthcare Management Forum, Vol 25, Issue 3, Fall 2012, pp. 161 – 164.
  • Arshoff, L., Henshall, C., Juzwishin, D. and Racette, R. Procurement Change in Canada:  An opportunity for improving system performance, Healthcare Management Forum, Vol 22, Issue 2, Summer 2012, pp. 66-69.
  • Juzwishin, D. Ethical Management in Health Services Administration: A Sequel, Healthcare Management Forum, Spring, 2011, pp. 31-34.
  • Juzwishin, D. Evidence Informed Decision Making in Health Care: The Case for Health Technology Assessment, World Hospital and Health Services, Vol. 46, No. 1. March, 2010, pp. 10 - 12.
  • Juzwishin, D. Political, Policy and Social Barriers to System Interoperability:  Emerging Opportunities of Web 2.0 and 3.0, Feature article, Healthcare Management Forum, Winter 2009, pp. 6-10.
  • Juzwishin, D. Invited editorial, Patient Safety, Healthcare Quarterly, Special Issue, Vol. 11, 2008,
    p. 7.

Abstracts (2007 – 2017)

  • Allen, M., Butler, J., Farrell, L., Juzwishin, D. and O’Gorman, J. Putting HTA into Practice:  Challenges and Solutions, Abstracts, 2007CADTH Invitational Symposium, April 23, 2007, p. 45.
  • Borowski, H., Juzwishin, D. and Schopflocher, D. Health Policy & Technology Assessment:  Recent Developments in Alberta, Abstracts, 2007 CADTH Invitational Symposium, April 23, 2007, p. 55.
  • Juzwishin, D., Amend, E., Brehaut, J. and Stretch, L. The Alberta Regional Health Technology Assessment Demonstration Project, Abstracts, 2007 CADTH Invitational Symposium, April 24, 2007, p. 58.
  • Juzwishin, D. An exploratory review of evaluations of Health Technology Assessment Agencies, Book of Abstracts, IV Annual Meeting Health Technology Assessment International, June 17 . 20, 2007, pp. 25.
  • Tafanaru, C., Corabian, P., Moga, C., Juzwishin, D., Jonsson, E. and Sologiuc, F. Health Technology Assessment (HTA) in Romania: current efforts building on Canadian Experience, Book of Abstracts, IV Annual Meeting Health Technology Assessment International, June 17 . 20, 2007, pp. 292.
  • Juzwishin, D., Nohr, C., Borycki, E. and Kushniruk, A. Health Informatics Evaluation and Health Technology Assessment:  Lessons and Warnings, in Maximizing the Value of HTA, Health Technology Assessment International 7th Annual Meeting, Dublin, June 7 – 9, 2010, p. 38.
  • Juzwishin, D. and Banken, R. The Advancement of Health Technology Assessment to Developing Countries:  A Pilot Project Framework, Program and Proceedings, University of Alberta, Insights:  A Focus on Public Health Research, School of Public Health, November 10, 2010, p. 23.
  • Eisenstein, E.L., Juzwishin, D., Kushniruk, A. and Naham, M. A Practical Framework for Guiding Health Information Technology Evaluation, Information Technology and Communications in Health, Victoria, British Columbia, February 24 – 27, 2011, p. 21.
  • Eisenstein, E.L., Juzwishin, D., Kushniruk, A. and Naham, M. Defining a framework for health information technology evaluation, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 2011; 164: 94-9.
  • Lang, T. and Juzwishin, D. Pathway to Applying Health Technology and Innovation (HTI) in Healthcare. KT: The Heart of the Innovation Journey, Research Transfer Network of Alberta, October 11, 2012, p. 23.
  • Juzwishin, D. Social media and healthcare leadership: separating the wheat from the chaff, Available, tailored and closer: enabling health and healthcare through ICT, final program, February 21 – 23, 2013, University of Victoria, p. 15.
  • Zarrabi, M., Wainer, S., Juzwishin, D., Esmail, R., Williams, K. and Rabi, Y. Cost-effectiveness of Transcutaneous Bilirubinometry Compared with universal TSB and Visual Assessment for Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment of Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia, Annual Meeting of Pediatric Academic Society, San Diego, April 25-28, 2015.
  • Liu, L., Juzwishin, D. Miguel Cruz, A. and Ruptash, T. GPS devices for dementia clients: Ethical considerations. Gerontechnology 2016; 15(suppl):….s; doi:10.4017/gt.2016.15.s.768.00 

Chapters

  • Juzwishin, D. Enabling Technologies and Challenges for the Future of Ubiquitous Health: The Interoperability Framework, Ubiquitous Health and Medical Informatics: The Ubiquity of 2.0 Trend and Beyond, edited by: Sabah Mohammed and Jinan Fiaidhi, IGI Canada Global, 2010.

Presentations (2007 – 2017) 

  • Juzwishin, D., Sanyal, C., Stolee, P. and Husereau, D. A Systematic Review of Economic Evaluations of eHealth Technologies, Abstract Presentation made to The Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) Conference, Toronto, Ontario, May 24, 2017.

  • Juzwishin, D. Valuing Health Economics in Decision Making at AHS, Presentation to University of Alberta Faculty of Nursing Students, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, March 14, 2017.

  • MacNeil, M., Koch, M., Sanyal, C., Juzwishin, D. and Stolee, P. The messiest space for technology adoption: Barriers and Facilitators to Enabling Health Technology Innovation and Adoption for Canadian Older Adults, Poster Presentation, The Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) Conference, Toronto, Ontario, May 24, 2017.

  • MacNeil, M., Koch, M., Juzwishin, D. and Stolee, P. “The Tyranny of the Acute” and Other Stories: Enabling Health Technology Innovation and Adoption for Canadian Older Adults, Poster Presentation, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium, Ottawa, Ontario, April 23, 2017.

  • Sanyal, C., Stolee, P., Juzwishin, D. and Husereau, D. A Systematic Review of Cost-effectiveness Studies of eHealth Technologies, abstract presentation at the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium, Ottawa, Ontario, April 23, 2017.

  • Juzwishin, D. Lunch and Learn, The Future of Health Technology Assessment in Alberta, Canada and Globally, Alberta Health Services, Online, November 24, 2016.

  • Liu, L., Juzwishin, D., Ruptash, T. and Miguel Cruz, A. Can global positioning system (GPS) devices help people with dementia stay in the community and give their caregivers peace of mind? Paper presented at BIT’s 4th Annual World Congress of Geriatrics and Gerontology (WCGG 2016), Kaohsiung, Taiwan, November 18 - 20, 2016.

  • Neubauer, N., Liu, L., Juzwishin, D., Beleno, D., Rios-Rincon, A. and Mihailidis, A. Web-based Consumer Guidelines for Locator Technologies, AGE-WELL Scientific Conference and Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, October 20, 2016.

  • MacNeil, M., Koch, M., Kuspinar, A., Juzwishin, D. and Stolee P. PhD/Post-Doctoral Student Presentations, Enabling Health Technology Innovation and Adoption for Canadian Older Adults: Stakeholders’ Perspectives, Canadian Association on Gerontology, Montreal, Quebec, October 20, 2016.

  • Koch. M., Kuspinar, A., MacNeil, M., Juzwishin, D. and Stolee, P. Masters Student Poster Competition, Facilitators and Barriers of Aging-Related Technologies: Innovators’ Perspectives, Canadian Association of Gerontology, Montreal, Quebec, October 20, 2016.

  • Neubauer, R., Beleno, L., Liu, C., Conway, D., Juzwishin, D. and Mihailidis, A. Poster Presentation, A Conceptual Framework to Describe Levels of Risk Associated with Wandering in Dementia, Canadian Association on Gerontology, Montreal, Quebec, October 20, 2016

  • Rios-Rincon, A., Liu, L., Juzwishin, D., Neubauer, N. and Mihaildis, A. Poster Presentation, Usability of a Web-based Consumer Guideline for Locator Technologies: A Literature Review, AGE-WELL Scientific Conference and Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, October 19, 2016.

  • Juzwishin, D. (panel moderator), Hart, S. and Maloney, S. Innovating policy to support the integration of technology for seniors in the health care system, AGE-WELL Scientific Conference and Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, October 19, 2016.

  • Evans, P, (panel moderator), Ouelliette, R., de Guise, M., Guerriero, L., Slater, J., Juzwishin, D. and Rongve, I. Working together to advance the implementation of genomics into the clinic, Genomics and the Health System Forum, Toronto, Ontario, October 4 and 5, 2016.

  • Liu, L., Juzwishin, D., Miguel Cruz, A. and Ruptash, T. GPS devices for dementia clients: Ethical considerations. Paper presented at the 10th World Conference of Gerontechnology (ISG 2016), Nice, France, September 28 - 30, 2016.

  • Horne, J. (moderator panel), Cohen, E., Juzwishin, D., Hilton S. and Tepper, J. Reflections on the current and future state of health technology management – what are the pressing issues that need to be addressed, what problems are keeping them up at night, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technology in Health, Board of Directors retreat, Ottawa, Ontario, September 28, 2016,

  • Juzwishin, D. (Panelist), Emerging Technologies – Challenges and Opportunities, IQ 2016 Conference - Today’s Realities, Tomorrow’s Vision, Edmonton, Alberta, September 14, 2016.

  • MacNeil, M., McNeil, H., Koch, M. and Juzwishin, D. Innovation Workshop: A Transdisciplinary Approach to “Thinking Commercially”, AGE-WELL Innovation Workshops, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, August 22 and 23, 2016.

  • MacNeil, M., Koch, H., Juzwishin, D., Kuspinar, A. and Stolee, P. Enabling Health Technology Innovation for Older Adults, Poster Presentation, Mount Saint Vincent University Centre on Aging Second Annual Conference – Our Future is Aging, Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 29, 2016.

  • Liu, L., Ruptash, T., Juzwishin, D., Barnard, S. and Miguel Cruz, A. GPS devices for monitoring dementia clients in the community can give caregivers peace of mind. Poster presented at A Place to Call Home Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, May 6, 2016.

  • Liu, L., Cruz, A, M., Barnard, S., Juzwishin, D. and Ruptash, T. Wearable GPS devices for dementia clients:  A usability study, Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Conference, Banff, Alberta, April 19 - 22, 2016.

  • Juzwishin, D and McCabe, C.  Genomics on the Hill, Genome Canada Presentation to Parliament, Ottawa, Ontario, February 22, 2016.

  • Liu, L., Miguel Cruz, A., Ruptash, T., Barnard, S. and Juzwishin, D. GPS devices for monitoring dementia clients in the community give caregivers peace of mind (poster). Gerontological Society of America 2015: Aging as a Lifelong Process, Orlando, Florida, November 2015.

  • McMurray, J., Sveiswtrup, H., NcNeil, H., Waldbrook, N., Loree. J., Wolfe, D., D’Arcy, D., Conklin, J., Lear, S., Lehoux, P., Rizotti. R., Stolee, P. and Juzwishin, D. Developing regional health innovation ecosystems: What we know and how they work, Oral presentation at the Canadian Association on Gerontology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, October, 25, 2015.

  • Ruptash, T., Barnard, S., Lili, L., Miguel, A., Juzwishin, D. and Aloisio, B. GPS Technology -Guiding us Home: enhancing the lives of clients with dementia and their family caregivers with GPS technology, Workshop at the Canadian Association on Gerontology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, October, 24, 2015. 

  • Cruz, A., Liu, L., Ruptash, T., Barnard, S. and Juzwishin, D. What factors affect acceptance of global positioning system (GPS) technology among dementia clients and their caregivers, Oral presentation at the Canadian Association on Gerontology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, October, 24, 2015. 

  • Koch, M., NcNeil, H., Juzwishin, D., Husereau, D., LeHoux, P. and Stolee, P. Aging and Technology Policy: Frameworks for Innovation, Poster presentation at the Canadian Association on Gerontology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, October, 24, 2015.

  • Liu, L., Cruz, A., Ruptash, T., Barnard, S. and Juzwishin, D. Caregivers as proxy for responses of dementia clients in technology acceptance study, 44th Annual Educational and Scientific Meeting of the Canadian Association on Gerontology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, October, 25, 2015. 

  • Osborn, R., Barbato, T., Juzwishin, D., McNeil, J. and Mahoney, M. Partner Panel, AGE-WELL 2015 Annual Conference and AGM, Calgary, Alberta, October 23, 2015. 

  • Dekort, N., Farup, C., Juzwishin, D., Lessard, C., Shin, J. Khayat, Z. and Samra, K., Valuing Medical Technologies, Panel, What Does the Evidence Say? Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium and AGM, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, April 13, 2015.

  • Bhimani, S., Zayna, K., Juzwishin, D. and Soloninka, J. The Evidence – Decision – Making Disconnect: Evidence is Often Not Enough, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium and AGM, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, April 13, 2015.

  • Juzwishin, D. Engaging your Future, Getting out of the Lab: Careers in government, non-profit, journalism, Campus Career Forum, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, March 28, 2015. 

  • Juzwishin, D. Bringing HTA and Commercialization Closer, Glenrose Innovators Workshop and Networking Event, Robbins Learning Centre, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, January 14, 2015. 

  • Juzwishin, D. Bringing HTA and Commercialization Closer, Centre for the Advancement of Health Innovations, Conference Board of Canada, Edmonton, Alberta, November 20, 2014.

  • Juzwishin, D. with Mueen, M. Reflections on Mentoring and Learning Public Health Practice, Advancing a Culture of Innovation at AHS, Insights: Focus on Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, November 12, 2014.

  • Juzwishin, D. Faculty, Making and Impact: Workshop for Leaders of the Future, Cameron Institute, Banff, Alberta, October 22 – 24, 2014.

  • Juzwishin, D. Visiting Scholar, Graduate Lectures, Room 513, School of Public Health, Fudan Medical University, Shanghai, China, September 15 – 26, 2014.

    • Sept 15, 2014 Introduction to HTA and policy making – challenges and opportunities

    • Sept 17, 2014, Health Technology Assessment and Knowledge Translation – two sides of a coin

    • Sept 19, 2014  Risk Management in Health Technology Assessment

    • Sept 22, 2014  Health Technology Assessment and Implementation Science

    • Sept 24, 2014 Advancing the use of HTA at multiple levels of health care practice, decision and policy making

    • Sept 26, 2014 Social, technical, economic, ethical, political, legal and environmental dimensions of HTA (STEEPLE).

  • Juzwishin, D. Health Council of Canada: Cradle to Grave, Health Policy Development, Public Health Sciences 600, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, April 2, 2014.

  • Atkinson, I., Joseph, R., Juzwishin, D., Bisson, C. and Meadows, B. Creating successful businesses in the Med Tech sector in Alberta, Panel, BioAlberta, Edmonton, Alberta, March, 26, 2014.  

  • Juzwishin, D. How to Ensure the Uptake and Utility of an HTA, Public Health 673, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, March 12, 2014.

  • Juzwishin, D. Leadership Ethics for Wicked Problems in Turbulent Times, National Health Ethics Week, Alberta Health Services, Canadian Bioethics Society, Edmonton, Alberta, March 5, 2014.

  • Juzwishin, D. and Esmail, R. Health Technology Assessment and Knowledge Translation 101, Alberta Health Services, Red Deer Regional General Hospital, Red Deer, Alberta, February 24, 2014.

  • Juzwishin, D. and Esmail, R. Health Technology Assessment and Knowledge Translation 101, Alberta Health Services, Grande Prairie, Alberta, January 20, 2014.

  • Juzwishin, D. Health Technology Assessment: Overview, Nursing 508, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, January 13, 2014. 

  • Juzwishin, D. Health Technology Assessment and Knowledge Translation 101, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, December 16, 2013.

  • Juzwishin, D. Meeting Future Expectations, Canadian Process Project, Building Quality into HTA and Coverage Decision-Making Processes: What are the features of good practice in HTA? Centre for Innovation in Regulatory Science, Surrey, UK, December 2 – 3, 2013.

  • Juzwishin, D. and Esmail, R. Health Technology Assessment and Knowledge Translation 101, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, Alberta, November 5, 2013.

  • Juzwishin, D. Portal of Industry Engagement for Innovation, Centre for Health System Design and Management, Conference Board of Canada, September 16, 2013.

  • Juzwishin, D., Chuck, A., Duguay, R. and Zalane, O. Healthcare – data policy and economics, Analytics Big Data and the Cloud II, Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta, May 14, 2013.

  • Juzwishin, D. Challenges in formulating the “right” questions and providing the “right” evidence for health services delivery, a panel on How to win friends and influence decision makers: meeting the challenges to HTA uptake, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium, St. John’s, Newfoundland, May 6, 2013.

  • Juzwishin, D. (workshop facilitator), Dagenais, P., Park-Wyllie, L., Tony Michele, T. and Berezanski, J. Barrier to the uptake of evidence from HTA: exploring solutions and next steps, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium Workshops, St. John’s, Newfoundland, May 5, 2013.

  • Juzwishin, D. Tackling tame to wicked problems: scale, plurality and time, Edmonton Emerging Health Leaders, Edmonton, Alberta, April 30, 2013.

  • Juzwishin, D. Health technology assessment and Innovation at AHS: Macro, Mezzo and Micro activities, Bringing evidence into practice and decisions, AHS Pharmacy Services – Drug utilization and evaluation and Drug stewardship day, Red Deer, Alberta, April 26, 2013.

  • Juzwishin, D. Pathway to health technology innovation at AHS, Licensing Executives Society, Edmonton, Alberta April 10, 2013. 

  • Juzwishin, D. Advancing evidence informed health policy making:  Kiev, Astana and Harare, Global Health Rounds, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, April 8, 2013.

  • Juzwishin, D. Cultivating excellence in leadership and tackling wicked problems, Northern and Southern Alberta Chapters, CCHL, Edmonton and Calgary, March 14, 2013.

  • Juzwishin, D. Health Council of Canada: Monitoring, reporting and advocating, Health Policy Development, PHS 600, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, March 6, 2013. 

  • Faulkner, G. and Juzwishin, D. Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital’s Research and Technology Development: Understanding challenges, barriers and opportunities, AHS Research Portfolio, Lunch and Learn series, Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta, February 25, 2013.

  • Juzwishin, D. Workshop leader and facilitator Social Media and Healthcare leadership: separating the wheat from the chaff, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, February 21, 2013. 

  • Levin, L. and Juzwishin, D. Health Technology Assessment In Canada: Working Well/Further Improvements, Remodelling healthcare to increase innovation and sustainability, CCHL and MEDEC Conference, Toronto, Ontario December 11, 2012.

  • Laupacis, A., Juzwishin, D. and Winsor, P. The way forward: how to improve the role of HTAs in Canadian Healthcare, C.D. Howe Institute Health Conference, Toronto, Ontario, December 10, 2012.

  • Juzwishin, D. Pathway to health technology assessment and innovation at AHS, Alberta Centre for Advance MNT Products seminar series, ACAMP, Edmonton, Alberta, December 6, 2012.

  • Juzwishin, D. Employing Social Media in Health Care Settings, Health Achieve 2012, Toronto, Ontario, November 6, 2012.

  • Lang, T. and Juzwishin, D. Pathway to Applying Health Technology and Innovation (HTI) in Healthcare.  KT: The Heart of the Innovation Journey, Research Transfer Network of Alberta, Banff, Alberta, October 11, 2012.

  • Juzwishin, D. and Esmail, R. Health Technology Assessment and Innovation at Alberta Health Services, Health Research Methods 2012, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, May 4, 2012

  • Juzwishin, D. “Give me my Data!” A Not So Patient Perspective, Analytics, big data and the cloud, Edmonton, Alberta, April 24, 2012.

  • Zarrabi, M., Lang, T. and Juzwishin, D. Free-riding and reassessment in health technologies, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Evidence Matters: Outcomes, Efficiency and Impact, Ottawa, Ontario, April 16, 2012.

  • Juzwishin, D., Berezanski, J., Esmail, R. and Poulin, P. Health Technology Assessment in Alberta:  Continuing the Journey, April 16, 2012.

  • Foerster, V., Hailey, D., Juzwishin, D., Brady, B., McGowan, J. and Muratov S. Health Technology Assessment and building Capacity in Kazakhstan, Week long course – teach the trainers, Ministry of Health, Astana, Kazakhstan, March 12 – 19, 2012.

  • Juzwishin, D. Exploring Opportunities for Collaboration in Advancing Health Innovation in Alberta, British Columbia Clinical Research Infrastructure Network, Calgary, Alberta, February, 16, 2012.

  • Juzwishin, D. How Alberta Health Services is Improving Adoption, Health Technology Symposium 2011, Accelerating Technology Development in Health Care, Clinexus, Edmonton, Alberta, November 3, 2011.

  • Banken, R., Levin, L and Juzwishin, D. Value of Excellent, MEDEC 2011 MedTech Conference, Toronto, Ontario, November 1 and 2, 2011. 

  • Juzwishin, D. Exploring Opportunities for Advancing Health Innovation in Alberta, Calgary Chamber of Commerce, Health Committee, Calgary, Alberta, October 20, 2011.

  • Knight, C., Dykstra, R. and Juzwishin, D. Panel presentation, Innovation and Clinical Engagement:  A New Pilot Approach Used in the Continuing Care Sector, Canada’s Health Informatics Executive Forum, Kananaskis, Alberta, September 29 to October 1, 2011.

  • Juzwishin, D., MacLeod, S., Lefevre, G. and Henshall, C. Panel Exploring Leading Practices, MEDEC – CCHL Navigating Hospital and Health System Procurement, “Avoiding Sleepless Nights and Staying Out of Trouble”, Toronto, Ontario, September 22& 23, 2011.

  • Juzwishin, D. Health Technology Assessment and Innovation: Converging Three Means Toward a Single End, Calgary Institute of Population and Public Health, Economics and HTA Group, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, June 14, 2011

  • Juzwishin, D. Health Technology Assessment – Emerging Issues and Opportunities, 4th International Conference, Advanced Digital Technologies in Head and Neck Reconstruction, Freiburg, Germany, May 5 – 8, 2011.

  • Juzwishin, D. A Platform for Innovation at Alberta Health Services (AHS), Center for the Advancement of Health Innovations, Conference Board of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 12, 2011.

  • Esmail, R., Juzwishin, D., Poulin, P., Schuler, T. and Bylik, C. Alberta Health Services and Advancing the Uptake of Health Technology Assessment and Innovation: An Update on Alberta’s Experience, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies for Health, Evidence to Practice:  Maximizing Our Investment in Health Care., 2011 Symposium, Vancouver, British Columbia, April 5, 2011.

  • Kazanjian, A., Embril, J., Juzwishin, D., Kresta, P. and Dunton, D. Health Technology Assessment for Health System Sustainability: Opportunities and Challenges, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies for Health, Evidence to Practice:  Maximizing Our Investment in Health Care, 2011 Symposium, Vancouver, British Columbia, April 4, 2011.

  • Bornstein, S., Martin, J., Lipska, I., Juzwishin, D. and Cheng, D. Contextualization of Health Technology Assessment: Is There a “Science”? Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies for Health, Evidence to Practice: Maximizing Our Investment in Health Care, 2011 Symposium, Vancouver, British Columbia, April 3, 2011.

  • Juzwishin, D. and Banken, R. The Global Advancement of Health Technology Assessment, World Health Organization, Regional Workshop for the Presentation of Tools and Guidelines to Improve Access to Quality and Use of Medical Devices, Harare, Zimbabwe, March 29 – 30, 2011.

  • Ogaranko, T., Burrell, R., Juzwishin, D., Long, M., Rowe, M. and Ludwick, D. Interactive Panel – Health Technology Adoption, Health Technology Symposium, December 2, 2010.

  • Juzwishin, D. Bridging between health technology assessment and innovation in Alberta, School of Public Health, Colloquium Series, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, November 23, 2010.

  • Juzwishin, D. Innovation and Technology Opportunities in Healthcare, Impact of Nanotechnology in Alberta, Nanotechnology and Health Workshop, Edmonton, Alberta, November 15, 2010.

  • Juzwishin, D. and Banken, R. The Advancement of Health Technology Assessment to Developing Countries: A Pilot Project Framework, Program and Proceedings, University of Alberta, Insights:  A Focus on Public Health Research, School of Public Health, Edmonton, Alberta, November 10, 2010.

  • Berezanski, J. and Juzwishin, D. Health Technology Assessment as a Health Policy Decision Tool:  Toward a Sustainable Health Care System, Kazakhstan Tour Group, Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Alberta, October 5, 2010.

  • Juzwishin, D. Web 2.0 and 3.0:  Social Networking Applications and Opportunities for Health Care Policy Making, Department of Community Health Sciences and Calgary Institute for Population and Public Health Seminar, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, October 1, 2010.

  • Shragge, W., Banken, R, Juzwishin, D., Bryan, S. and O’Rourke, B. HTA Roundtable, MEDEC, Demystifying Health Technology Assessment Conference, Toronto, Ontario, September 14, 2010.

  • Juzwishin, D., Nohr, C., Borycki, E. And Kushniruk, A. Health Informatics Evaluation and Health Technology Assessment: Lessons and Warnings, in Maximizing the Value of HTA, Health Technology Assessment International 7th Annual Meeting, Dublin, Ireland, June 7, 2010.

  • Juzwishin, D. Avoiding Bedlam: Optimal Health Technology Diffusion at the Bedside and the Boardroom, PHS 673, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, March 17, 2010.

  • Juzwishin, D. Web 2.0 and 3.0: Social Networking Applications for Health Care Policy Makers, School of Public Health Colloquium Series, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, March 9, 2010.

  • Juzwishin, D., Schopflocher, D. and Chan, L. Fifth Annual Workshop, Putting Evidence to Practice, (PEP) Policy Group, Edmonton, Alberta, February 18- 20, 2010.

  • Juzwishin D. and Banken, R. Evidence Informed Decision Making in Healthcare, Parallel Session 10, Evidence Based Decision Making in Healthcare, International Hospital Federation, 36th World Hospital Congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 11, 2009.

  • Banken, R. and Juzwishin, D. The Advance of Health Technology Assessment: Concept, Program and Pilot Project, World Health Organization, 2nd Technical Advisory Group Meeting on Health Technology, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, November 8, 2009.

  • Juzwishin, D. Information technology in healthcare: Achievements to date and challenges ahead, School of Health Information Science, Health Informatics Graduate Seminar, HINF 580, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, October 15, 2009.

  • Juzwishin, D. Building virtual communities and social networking applications for health care policy, Medicine 2.0 Conference, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, September 18, 2009. 

  • Juzwishin, D. Session Chair, Consumer empowerment, patient – physician relationship, and sociotechnical issues, Medicine 2.0 Conference, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, September 17, 2009. 

  • Juzwishin, D. Political, Policy and Social Barriers to System Interoperability, E-health: Towards System Interoperability through Process Integration and Performance Management, Workshop, 4th International MCETECH Conference on eTechnologies, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, May 4, 2009. 

  • Juzwishin, D., Plenary Address. Health 2.0, Medicine 2.0 and Web 2.0: Enabling technologies for practice, policy and systems, Revolutionizing Health Care with Informatics: From Research to Practice, An international conference addressing Information Technology and Communications in Health, Victoria, British Columbia, February 22, 2009.

  • Borycki, E., Kuziemsky, C., Kushniruk, A. and Juzwishin, D. (Panel moderator). Comparing and contrasting three different qualitative approaches for evaluating health information systems:  identifying the “best” approach for use in research and evaluation. Revolutionizing Health Care with Informatics: From Research to Practice, An international conference addressing Information Technology and Communications in Health, Victoria, British Columbia, February 22, 2009.

  • Juzwishin, D. The Emergence of Web 2.0, Health 2.0, and Medicine 2.0: Are you ready for it?  Vancouver Island Chapter, Canadian College of Health Services Executives, Victoria, British Columbia, February 20, 2009.

  • Juzwishin, D. Health care renewal in Canada: Well intentioned, 28th Annual Health Care Financial Management Association Conference, Toronto, Ontario, July 25, 2008.

  • Juzwishin, D. Health care reform in Canada: Issues and opportunities, GS1 Healthcare Conference, Toronto, Ontario, June 19, 2008.

  • Brown, G., Juzwishin, D. and McLeod, L. The Role of the Federal Government in Healthcare and the Contribution of Quality Councils, Canadian Harkness Canadian Policy Briefing, Canadian Health Services Research Foundation and Commonwealth Fund, Toronto, Ontario, May 7, 2008.

  • Besner, J., Fogarty, A. and Juzwishin, D. Invited testimony to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health (HESA), Parliament of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, May 6, 2008

  • Juzwishin, D., Yeates, G. and Simpson, C. Time, People, Money: A Healthcare Perspective from Above and Within, Panel Chair, Queen’s University’s School of Policy Studies Annual MPA Policy Forum, Kingston, Ontario, April 26, 2008.

  • Juzwishin, D. Accountability and Performance Measures in Health Care: Understanding Canada’s Unimpressive Performance, The Advisory Council of District Health Authority CEOs, Halifax, Nova Scotia. April 25, 2008.

  • Juzwishin, D. The Health Council of Canada: Well into the Future, Policy Branch Briefing, Department of Health, Halifax. Nova Scotia, April 24, 2008.

  • Juzwishin, D. Fixing the Foundation: An Update on Primary Care and Home Care Renewal in Canada, The Seniors Advisory Committee on Long-Term Care, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long – Term Care, Toronto, Ontario, April 15, 2008.

  • Juzwishin, D. Invited testimony to the Special Senate Committee on Healthy Aging and Aging in Place of Choice, Senate of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, April 7, 2008

  • Juzwishin, D. Transformational Leadership: A National Perspective, Canadian College of Health Service Executives, Executive Forum, Niagara on the Lake, Ontario, April 9, 2008.

  • Broadway, R., Juzwishin, D., Knight, M., Collis, C., and Brigham, T. International Executive Panel on The Pros and Cons of Universal Health Care, Health Care Financial Management Association, Las Vegas, Nevada, January 29, 2008.

  • Juzwishin, D. Teleconference, Addressing Contemporary Health Care Issues: What can we expect?,  JJMP Strategic Affairs Meeting, Mount Tremblant, Quebec, January 8, 2008.

  • Juzwishin, D. Health Council of Canada: Mining for Gold, Western Canada Health Policy Summit, Insight Conferences, Calgary, Alberta, December 5, 2007.

  • Juzwishin, D. Health Council of Canada: Addressing Contemporary Health Care Issues, York University, School of Health Policy and Management, Toronto, Ontario, November 22, 2007.

  • Juzwishin, D. and Besner, J. Health Council of Canada:  Roles and Responsibilities, Interagency Collaboration Group, Ottawa, Ontario, November 2, 2007.

  • Allen, M., Juzwishin, D., Huserearu, D. and Sinclair, D. Panel Session, Medical Education and Health Technology Assessment: Creating Partnerships to Address the CanMeds roles of Manager and Health Advocate, Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 28, 2007.

  • Foerster, V. and Juzwishin, D., Health Technology Assessment in Canada: An Exploratory Overview, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, September 27, 2007.

  • Juzwishin, D. Evidence-based syncretism in health care policy making: What does it mean for Saskatchewan Health and health regions? Workshop for Saskatchewan Department of Health, Regina, Saskatchewan, May 30, 2007.

  • Juzwishin, D. If a HTA lands on a policy table, who should care?  Health Technology Assessment Executive Training Seminar, Health Technology Assessment for Decision Makers - Intermediate Level, Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research at Memorial University and Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, St. John's, Newfoundland, May 23, 2007.

  • Juzwishin, D. Reconciling 'perverse' incentives in priority setting Health Technology Assessment Executive Training Seminar, Health Technology Assessment for Decision Makers - Intermediate Level, Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research at Memorial University and Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, St. John's, Newfoundland, May 23, 2007.

  • Juzwishin, D. HTA and Decision Making - An Overview, Health Technology Assessment Executive Training Seminar, Health Technology Assessment for Decision Makers - Introductory Level, Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research at Memorial University and Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, St. John's, Newfoundland, May 22, 2007.

  • Juzwishin, D. Decision Making and Implementation of HTA Health Technology Assessment Executive Training Seminar, Health Technology Assessment for Decision Makers - Introductory Level, Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research at Memorial University and Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, St. John's, Newfoundland, May 22, 2007.

  • Juzwishin, D. Where do you go and what to do when the well is dry? Health Technology Assessment Executive Training Seminar, Health Technology Assessment for Decision Makers - Intermediate Level, Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research at Memorial University and Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, St. John's Newfoundland, May 23, 2007.

  • Juzwishin, D. Workshop on Health Technology Assessment for Palliser Health Region, Palliser Health, Workshop to Department Heads and Managers, Medicine Hat, Alberta, March 16, 2007.

  • Juzwishin, D. Advancing the use of evidence in non-metro health regions: Palliser Health, Presentation to the Board Executive Committee, Medicine Hat, Alberta, May 16, 2007.

  • Juzwishin, D., Amend, E., Brehaut, J. and Stretch, L. The Alberta Regional Health Technology Assessment Demonstration Project, 2007 CADTH Invitational Symposium, April 24, 2007, p. 58.

  • Allen, M., Butler, J., Farrell, L., Juzwishin, D. and O’Gorman, J. Putting HTA into Practice:  Challenges and Solutions, 2007 CADTH Invitational Symposium, April 23, 2007, p. 45.

  • Borowski, H., Juzwishin, D. and Schopflocher, D. Health Policy and Technology Assessment:  Recent Developments in Alberta, 2007 CADTH Invitational Symposium, April 23, 2007, p. 55.

  • Juzwishin, D., Cheng, M., Krleza-Jeric, K. and Lehtiniemi, L. A Holistic Policy and Regulatory Framework for Drugs and Medical Devices, Workshop leader, 2007 CADTH Invitational Symposium, April 22, 2007.

  • Juzwishin, D. and Behaut, J. Workshop on Further Implementation of Evidence – Informed Decision Making, Peace Country Health, Grande Prairie, Alberta, March 8, 2007.

  • Juzwishin, D. Theorizing a Paradigm Shift in Health Care Policy Making: Implications and Opportunities for Health Information Science, Health Information Science Research Seminars, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, February 9, 2007.