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"Canada's current implicit change theory is very accommodating of the prevailing healthcare culture. Slow, primarily relying on voluntary uptake of evidence and innovation and largely peer-based, it fits with the well-entrenched traditions of individualism, professional fragmentation, hierarchical authority structures and diffuse accountability"  By Nandita Chaudhuri, Bonnie Brossart, Steven Lewis and Gill White


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The questions are posed by G.Ross Baker, PhD, professor in the Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto and Editor in Chief for the journal Healthcare Quarterly

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Lisa Young to Dean and Vice-Provost, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Calgary, AB
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