Dr. Ruth Hall Co-Leads the Health System Performance Network’s (HSPN) central evaluation of the Ontario Health Team initiative with Dr. Walter Wodchis. She is also an assistant professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto and an Adjunct Scientist at ICES.
Prior to joining the HSPN, Ruth was the Evaluation Lead for the Ontario Stroke Network for 10 years. She received PhD from the Institute for Health Management, Policy and Evaluation at the University of Toronto in 2001. Her PhD dissertation examined the inclusion of a diagnostic-based measure of health status to predict home care expenditures. She has extensive experience using administrative databases and the Ontario Stroke Registry to evaluate the of quality stroke care. She has also worked with the provincial Rehab Care Alliance and Neurotrauma Foundation in the development of their system evaluation frameworks and scorecards.