November 2016 Research and Publications


North American Primary Care Research Group ( NAPCRG 2016 )
November 12-16,
Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

The Department of Family Medicine and TUTOR- PHC and the PACE was well represented at NAPCRG 2016, including 14 posters or presentations by related attendees, including:

Work shop

WS23 Complexity and Multimorbidity – Two Pathways to the Heart of Primary Care.  Kurt C. Stange, MD, PhD; Elizabeth A. Bayliss, MD, MSPH; Martin Fortin, MD, MSc, CCFP; David A. Katerndahl, MD

Oral Presentations

VP13  Patient Involvement in Research: How to Engage and Sustain Active Participation of Persons With Low Literacy? Christine Loignon, PhD; Lynda N Benhadj; Sophie Dupéré; Karoline Truchon Ph.D; Martin Fortin, MD, MSc, CCFP

DE25   Exploration of the Effects of the Health Teams Advancing Patient Experience: Strengthening Quality With Health Connectors for Diabetes Management (Health TAPESTRY-HC-DM) Program on Volunteers.  Jessica Peter, MSW; Gina Agarwal, MBBS, PhD, MRCGP; Doug Oliver; Ruta Valaitis; Julie Richardson, PhD; Jenny Ploeg; Dee Mangin; Daria O'Reilly, PhD; Claire Liddy; Graham J. Reid, PhD; Lori Letts, PhD; Bridget L. Ryan, MSc, PhD; Lisa Dolovich, PharmD, BScPharm, MS

OT24   Community-Based Primary Health Care in Canada: Improving Patient Health Outcomes and Building Research Capacity. Kathryn Nicholson, MSc; Martin Fortin, MD, MSc, CCFP; Moira Stewart, PhD

MY36   Multimorbidity in Canada: Examining Prevalence and Patterns of Multiple Chronic Diseases Using a National Electronic Medical Record Database.  Kathryn Nicholson, MSc; Michael Bauer; Martin Fortin, MD, MSc, CCFP; Amanda Terry, PhD; Amardeep Thind, MD, PhD; Tyler Williamson, PhD

HI17  Abdominal Pain Symptoms in Family Practice and Their Clinical Implications: A Study Using Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Data From the Deliver Primary Healthcare Information (DELPHI) Database Moira Stewart, PhD; Thomas R Freeman, MD; Ian Merrill Hons, MD, PhD; Dan Leger; Julie Copeland, MD; John Jordan; Heather L. Maddocks, PhD

HI21  General Pain Symptoms in Family Practice and Their Clinical Implications: A Study Using Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Data From the Deliver Primary Healthcare Information (DELPHI) Database. Heather L. Maddocks, PhD; Moira Stewart, PhD; Thomas R Freeman, MD; Ian Merrill Hons, MD, PhD; Dan Leger; Julie Copeland, MD; John Jordan, MD

HI41  Exploring Optimal Electronic Medical Record Use Among Practitioners in the Primary Health Care Setting.  Amanda Terry, PhD; Bridget L. Ryan, MSc, PhD; Amardeep Thind, MD, PhD; Scott McKay, MD; Michael L. Oates BSc, BScPT; Jill M. Strong BBA, MHA; Kate M.A. McRobert BHSc, CTMG

HH56  Patient Characteristics and Other Factors that Influence Nurse Practitioner Patient Panel Size

Faith Donald, PhD; Noori Akhtar-Danesh; Nicole Bennewies; Ivy Bourgeault; Denise Bryant-Lukosius; Nancy Carter; Kelley Kilpatrick; Ruth Martin-Misener, PhD; James McKinlay; Jennifer Rayner, PhD; Erin Ziegler


P113  Perspectives on Monitoring Youth With Ongoing Mental Health Problems in Primary Health Care: Family Physicians Are "Out of the Loop"  Kyleigh Schraeder, MSc; Judith Belle Brown, PhD; Graham J. Reid, PhD.

P157  Flemish General Practitioners as Health Advocates. What Do(n’t) They Do? How and Why Do They Do It? Lowie De Loose; Pauline Boeckxstaens, MD, PhD; Sara Willems

P165  Understanding Activities for NPs in Ontario: A Comparison of Standardized Data Reporting, Time and Motion Data and Focus Group Results  Jennifer Rayner, PhD; Faith Donald, PhD; Richard H. Glazier, MD, MPH

P208  Can Alerts From a Mobile Application Improve How Residents Prepare for the Certification Examination?  Roland Grad, MD, MSc, CCFP, FCFP; Pierre Pluye, MD, PhD; Eric Wong, MD, CCFP, MClSc; Carlos Brailovsky; Jonathan L Moscovici; Janusz Kaczorowski, PhD; Charo Rodriguez, MD, MSc, PhD; Mathieu Rousseau PhD; Francesca Luconi; Mark Karanofsky; Bethany Delleman; Stefan Kegel; Mathew Mercuri, PhD; Inge Schabort, MB, ChB

P248  Developing an Outcomes Instrument for People With Multimorbidity: A Mixed-Methods Research Protocol. Maxime Sasseville, RN, MSc; Maud-Christine Chouinard, RN, PhD; Martin Fortin, MD, MSc, CCFP

P264  Measuring Goal Oriented Care for People With Multimorbidity : A Review on Meaures Which Allow for a Quantitative Evaluation of Goal Oriented Care.  Pauline Boeckxstaens, MD, PhD; Judith Belle Brown, PhD; An De Sutter, MD; Martin Fortin, MD, MSc, CCFP

P334 Perspectives of Primary Care Team Members on Factors That Influence Nurse Practitioner Activities and Patient Panel Size.  Ruth Martin-Misener, PhD; Faith Donald, PhD; Jennifer Rayner, PhD; Nancy Carter; Nicole Bennewies; Erin Ziegler

P382  Psychometric Properties of a Questionnaire Recently Created to Measure "Patient-Centered Coordination by a Care Team".  Aline Ramond-Roquin, MD, PhD; Maude Richards; Moira Stewart, PhD; Bridget L. Ryan, MSc, PhD; Judith Belle Brown, PhD; Tarek Bouhali, MD, MSc; Martin Fortin, MD, MSc, CCFP

P383  Validation of the MM21 Questionnaire Developed for the Measurement of Multimorbidity Maude Richards; Aline Ramond-Roquin, MD, PhD; Martin Fortin, MD, MSc, CCFP

P451  Nurses' Activities for Patients With Chronic Disease in Family Medicine Groups: Toward a Better Understanding of Their Practice Marie-Eve Poitras, MSc, RN; Maud-Christine Chouinard, RN, PhD; Martin Fortin, MD, MSc, CCFP; Frances Gallagher

P490 Community Health Centres: Creating a Roadmap to Improved Health and Wellness. Jennifer Rayner, PhD; Imaan Bayoumi, MD, MSc; Dale McMurchy; Laura Muldoon, MD, MPH; Wangari Tharao

SRF117 Challenges Associated With Helping Patients Clarify Their Goals: A Qualitative Analysis. Pauline Boeckxstaens, MD, PhD; Sara Willems; Thomas Kuehlein; Jan De Maeseneer; An De Sutter, MD


Annual Forum, Certified Family Physician Section, Japan Primary Care Association (JPCA) 7th Annual Conference.  Tokyo, Japan.  October 22, 2016

Invited Presentation

Moira Stewart.  The Patient-Centered Clinical Method in a Super-Aged Society.  Oct. 22

Presentations made by Moira Stewart PhD, and Dr. Tom Freeman at the Hokkaido Centre for Family Medicine (HCFM)  Hokkaido, Japan by invitation of Dr. Tesshu Kusaba an MClSc student.

Invited Lecture

Stewart M, Freeman T. Team-Centered Care, Patient-Centered Care.  Oct 26, 2016.

Invited Presentations

Freeman T. Scholarly Activity in Family Practice. Oct 27, 2016.

Stewart M.  You and your EMR ‒ the research perspective. Oct 27, 2016.

Freeman T, Stewart M. Quality Improvement Activity. Oct 27, 2016.

Freeman T.  Scholarly Vision. Hokkaido Centre for Family Medicine (HCFM), Hokkaido, Japan, Oct 27, 2016.

Invited Workshops

Stewart M, Freeman T. A Process to Encourage Patient-centered Team Care. Oct 27, 2016.

Stewart M, Freeman T. Interdisciplinary Research Team Group Activity. Oct 27, 2016.


Recent Publications

Atkins S, Marsden S, Diwan V, Zwarenstein M5; ARCADE consortium. North-south collaboration and capacity development in global health research in low- and middle-income countries - the ARCADE projects. Glob Health Action. 2016 Oct 6;9:30524. doi: 10.3402/gha.v9.30524. eCollection 2016.

Färnman R, Diwan V, Zwarenstein M, Atkins S; ARCADE consortium. Successes and challenges of north-south partnerships - key lessons from the African/Asian Regional Capacity Development projects. Glob Health Action. 2016 Oct 6;9:30522. doi: 10.3402/gha.v9.30522. eCollection 2016.

Atkins S, Varshney D, Meragia E, Zwarenstein M, Diwan V; ARCADE consortium. 'Research clinics': online journal clubs between south and north for student mentoring. Glob Health Action. 2016 Oct 6;9:30434. doi: 10.3402/gha.v9.30434. eCollection 2016.

Atkins S, Yan W, Meragia E, Mahomed H, Rosales-Klintz S, Skinner D, Zwarenstein M; ARCADE consortium. Student experiences of participating in five collaborative blended learning courses in Africa and Asia: a survey. Glob Health Action. 2016 Oct 6;9:28145. doi: 10.3402/gha.v9.28145. eCollection 2016.

Kumpu M, Atkins S, Zwarenstein M, Nkonki L; ARCADE consortium. A partial economic evaluation of blended learning in teaching health research methods: a three-university collaboration in South Africa, Sweden, and Uganda. Glob Health Action. 2016 Oct 6;9:28058. doi: 10.3402/gha.v9.28058. eCollection 2016.

Gavarkovs AG, Burke SM, Reilly KC, Petrella RJ. Barriers to Recruiting Men Into Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Programs in Rural Areas: Perspectives of Program Delivery Staff. Am J Mens Health. 2016 Nov;10(6):NP155-NP157. Epub 2015 Jul 23.

Gavarkovs AG, Burke SM, Petrella RJ. Engaging Men in Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Programs: A Scoping Review. Am J Mens Health. 2016 Nov;10(6):NP145-NP154. Epub 2015 Jun 30.

Pendrith C, Thind A, Zaric GS, Sarma S. Financial Incentives and Cervical Cancer Screening Participation in Ontario's Primary Care Practice Models. Healthc Policy. 2016 Aug;12(1):116-28.

Vasudev A, Arena A, Burhan AM, Ionson E, Hirjee H, Maldeniya P, Wetmore S, Newman R. A training programme involving automatic self-transcending meditation in late-life depression: preliminary analysis of an ongoing randomised controlled trial. BJPsych Open. 2016 Apr 25;2(2):195-198. eCollection 2016.

Gill DP, Blunt W, De Cruz A, Riggin B, Hunt K, Zou G, Sibbald S, Danylchuk K, Zwarenstein M, Gray CM, Wyke S, Bunn C, Petrella RJ. Hockey Fans in Training (Hockey FIT) pilot study protocol: a gender-sensitized weight loss and healthy lifestyle program for overweight and obese male hockey fans. BMC Public Health. 2016 Oct 19;16(1):1096.

Sibbald SL, Speechley M, Thind A. Adapting to the Needs of the Public Health Workforce: An Integrated Case-Based Training Program. Front Public Health. 2016 Oct 14;4:221. eCollection 2016.

Silva NCBS, Gregory MA, Gill DP, Petrella RJ.  Multiple-modality exercise and mind-motor training to improve cardiovascular health and fitness in older adults at risk for cognitive impairment: a randomized controlled trial. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 2016 Oct 24; 68:149-160.

Vingilis E, Yıldırım-Yeniera Z,  Fischerb P, Wiesenthal DL,  Wickens CM, Mann RE, Seeley J. Self-concept as a risky driver: Mediating the relationship between racing video games and on-road driving violations in a community-based sample.  Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour. 2016. Vol 43 (Nov) 15-23.

Arcaro J, Summerhurst C, Vingilis E, Wammes M, Osuch E. Presenting concerns of emerging adults seeking treatment at an early intervention outpatient mood and anxiety program. Psychol Health Med. 2016 Oct 26:1-9. [Epub ahead of print]