McMaster University

McMaster University

Canada Research Chair in Health Services Research in Cancer

Hsien Seow

Hsien Seow

Associate Professor, McMaster University, Department of Oncology
Associate Member, Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Email: seowh@mcmaster.ca

Research Involves

Improving the quality and delivery of palliative care through health services and policy research.

Research Relevance

Improving community-based palliative care to:

  • Optimize the homecare system (e.g. nursing) across multiple provinces to prevent unnecessary acute care use and costs;
  • Understand the impact of interdisciplinary, community-based, palliative care teams on patient and health system outcomes
  • Develop system-level quality indicators for measuring palliative care and health system performance

 

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