Canadian Health Information Podcast

Canadian Health Information Podcast

Listen to the Canadian Health Information Podcast (CHIP) for in-depth conversations about Canada’s health systems, featuring people and data you can trust. Host Avis Favaro will speak to the people behind the health policy and data, as well as to those working hard on the front lines, and discuss the work being done to keep Canadians healthy.  

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Latest episode

Dr. Wendy Levinson and Dr. Janet Reynolds — Low-Value Health Care in Canada

Dr. Wendy Levinson and Dr. Janet Reynolds 30 min | Published December 2, 2022

Overuse of medical procedures and tests is a serious concern that costs Canada’s health care systems a lot of time and money and can even be harmful to patients. Host Avis Favaro is joined by Dr. Janet Reynolds and Dr. Wendy Levinson of Choosing Wisely Canada to discuss the roots of this issue, the progress made since a previous report on the topic in 2017 and alternatives to reduce overuse.

This episode is available in English only.

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Previous episodes

Dr. Leigh Chapman and Dr. Doug Sinclair

Dr. Leigh Chapman and Dr. Doug Sinclair — Canada’s Health Workforce Crisis

This episode of the CHIP looks at how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of children and youth in Canada. 

Chris Daken & Dr Wilkes

Liudmila Husak, Chris Daken and Dr. Chris Wilkes — Child and Youth Mental Health in Canada

This episode of the CHIP looks at how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of children and youth in Canada. 

Dr. Kishore Mulpuri, Dr. Christian Finley, Laura Greer, Dr. Michael Green

Dr. Michael Green, Dr. Christian Finley, Dr. Kishore Mulpuri and Laura Greer — Health Care in Canada on Hold

In this episode of the CHIP, we speak about delays in care due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

How to cite:

Canadian Institute for Health Information. Canadian Health Information Podcast [General information]. Accessed January 29, 2023.

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