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Health Systems research at Bridgepoint examines the current ways that patients with complex, chronic health conditions receive care, highlights areas for improvement and experiments with and evaluates solutions for re-engineering the health system to better respond to current needs.

Those solutions may be to the care pathway, such as changes to when and how different providers see a patient; and changes in how a patient moves from a hospital to homecare; and how health care providers, from family doctors to specialists, therapists and homecare providers communicate with each other; and how we can work with them towards a single integrated and holistic care plan.

Health Systems research also includes using population-based data to propose changes to health care policy, including healthcare spending, that will improve care for patients with complex conditions.