logging in or signing up Health Opportunities, Nov 7, Thunder Bay arasarn Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 41 Category: Science & Tech.. License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: February 04, 2009 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Global Benchmarking : Global Benchmarking Global Benchmarking : Global Benchmarking Canada receives a D grade in innovation & ranks 13th out of 17th in OECD Relative comparative decline in average health status, from 5th to 10th Global Benchmarking : Global Benchmarking Higher % of R&D from government Produces lots of scientific discovery and lots of small companies w/o critical mass to compete globally Issues For Northern Ontario : Issues For Northern Ontario Lack of comparative critical mass of companies and supporting infrastructure Geography limits cooperation, networking & service delivery Issues For Northern Ontario : Issues For Northern Ontario Comprehensive health sector industrial strategy? Canada Health Act is a double edged psychological sword! Additional Issues : Additional Issues Higher morbidity rates Poor understanding of the nature of health research including its corresponding commercialization pathways Additional Issues : Additional Issues Scarce funding resources Business model must focus on both prevention and management of chronic disease HOT SPOTS : HOT SPOTS Molecular medicine: mitochondrial DNA, genetic DNA analysis Miscellaneous genetic research applications HOT SPOTS : HOT SPOTS Cancer research – including diagnosis, staging and treatment platforms A variety of eclectic research initiatives from NOSM, including natural and traditional pharmacological sources HOT SPOTS : HOT SPOTS Telemedicine and rural service delivery World class clinical trial expertise and capacity Health care informatics/medical geography Additional Opportunities : Additional Opportunities Health promotion Targeted bioprospecting of forest and agriculture based substances Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods Additional Opportunities : Additional Opportunities Clinical research organizations: traditional and specialized eg. evaluating the safety and efficacy of nutritional therapies Toll manufacturing opportunities eg. devices, drug delivery systems, nutraceuticals, biologicals? Additional Opportunities : Additional Opportunities Development of medical devices Delivery system technologies Integrated patient and clinical data systems Slide 15: STRATEGY Resources & Assets Infrastructure Existing & New Project Opportunities What’s Needed : What’s Needed A focused but integrated health strategy which targets innovative therapies, products and services with the long term goal to improve both the health status of Northerners and to generate the wealth to finance ongoing programs and R&D You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.