Evidence-informed health care
The Alberta SPOR SUPPORT (AbSPORU) Unit is a specialized and virtual, multidisciplinary research service centre that helps researchers who conduct patient-oriented research with access to data platforms and services, tools, methods, training, and connections.
The goal of the AbSPORU is to foster evidence-informed health care by bringing innovative diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to the point of care, so as to ensure greater quality, accountability, and accessibility of care.
Support for researchers
The AbSPORU works with health services to support the use of research evidence in decision-making and inform best practices.
The AbSPORU supports researchers conducting patient-centered research with access to experts and knowledge through the following seven platforms.