Asthma Life: integrating performance evaluation into the process of asthma care
Diane Lougheed

Chronic Care and Patient-Centred Care Diane Lougheed Lougheed@kgh.kari.net 613-548-2348 SEAMO, Kingston General Hospital (KGH), Queen's University Practical systems which support chronic disease management, including performance measurement, benchmarking and continuous quality improvement (CQI) are not routinely available. The proposed innovation is an electronic asthma registry and performance evaluation system, auto-populated...

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Precise evaluation of motor and non-motor dysfunction in patients with Parkinson’s disease using the KINARM
Ron Levy

Chronic Care and Patient-Centred Care SEAMO, Kingston General Hospital, Queen's University Ron Levy ron.levy@queensu.ca (613) 929-5281 levyr@kgh.kari.net (613) 549-6666 x7444 Transformation: Robotic technology for clinical assessment in Parkinson’s disease (PD) will improve health care delivery by allowing the precise and objective assessment of the neurological signs of PD. Adoptability:...

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Immunological determinants of the high burden of infections among Indigenous patients with end-stage renal disease in Northern Ontario
William McCready

Chronic Care and Patient-Centred Care William McCready wmccready@nosm.ca 807 345 8100 Northern Ontario School of Medicine Haemophilus A is an emerging pathogen in Indigenous populations in Northwest Ontario and elsewhere. This study examines of immunity in indigenous communities and provides an example of  the kind of collaborative community engagement...

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Interdisciplinary Approach to Anticipatory Chronic Disease Management-Pharmacotherapy
Judy Gillies

Chronic Care and Patient-Centred Care Judy Gillies jgillies@timminsfht.ca 705-264-1881 Barbara Reid reidbct@gmail.com 705-221-7965 NOSM, Laurentian REB, Timmins FHT, Timmins-LEGTransformation: Efficacious medication renewals; Poly-pharmacy risk reduction; Team based approach utilizing full scope of practice; Yearly review and update of health status/concerns, immunizations and screening of chronic disease indices(meet MOH targets);...

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Regional Rheumatology Strategy: Facilitating Patient Access to Multidisciplinary Care
Sherry Rohekar

Chronic Care and Patient-Centred Care Sherry Rohekar Sherry.Rohekar@sjhc.london.on.ca 519-685-8500 ext. 61243 AMOSOTransformation: Health care is being delivered in a team model rather than as individual experts working separately.  This fosters collaborations between primary care, specialists, nurses, physiotherapists and occupational therapists. Adoptability:  Use of telecommunication and electronic communication make this...

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Immigrants to Canada and their Children: Epidemiology and access to Specialist Care
Eric Benchimol

Chronic Care and Patient-Centred Care Eric Benchimol ebenchimol@cheo.on.ca (613)737-7600 ext. 1516 mobile: (613)869-3706 CHAMO, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, and University of OttawaCanada has among the highest rates of IBD in the world. Immigrants to Canada are at lower risk of IBD, and used the health system appropriately once...

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A novel web-based application for supported self-management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Ken Chapman

Chronic Care and Patient-Centred Care Ken Chapman ken.chapman.airways@gmail.com 416-603-5499 Emily Seto Deborah Casey melanie.yeung@uhn.ca 416-931-9169 University Health NetworkSelf-management is a key component of evidence-based care for patients living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).  Mobile-based applications with patient-specific information may support COPD patients in learning self-management skills, including adherence...

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Training Health Professionals to Deliver an Intervention Based on Problem Solving Techniques to Informal Caregivers of Clients with Dementia Living in the Community Virginia Wesson

Chronic Care and Patient-Centred Care Virginia Wesson vwesson@mtsinai.on.ca 416-586-4800 x 6159 mchiu@mtsinai.on.ca Sinai Health System, University of TorontoCommunity based care coordinators can be taught Problem Solving Techniques that they can then apply in their work with carers of family members with dementia. Carers learned to more effectively manage dementia...

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