21st Century Health Care … New Relationships
New technologies are reshaping the health care landscape
and altering the relationships between human
places, and health
Technological connections blur boundaries between bodies and machine, life and death,
people and physical environments, and public and private places.
Much is known about the clinical, socio-cultural, pyschological, ethical, economic,
and policy consequences of technologically-mediated health care within disciplinary silos,
but little is known about how these consequences intersect.
Innovative research approaches are needed to respond to these
spatial, technological, and social shifts in the new health
HCTP is an interdisciplinary, integrated, and collaborative research and
training initiative designed to respond to such need.
HCTP researchers are generating robust new conceptual tools,
research methods, and evaluative models and knowledge translation
techniques to advance health services research in the 21st