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June 2017 Research and Publications

Recent Publications

Cheng I, Zwarenstein M, Kiss A, Castren M, Brommels M, Schull M. Factors associated with failure of emergency wait-time targets for high acuity discharges and intensive care unit admissions. CJEM. 2017 May 18:1-13. doi: 10.1017/cem.2017.16. [Epub ahead of print]
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28516829

Zwarenstein M. 'Pragmatic' and 'explanatory' attitudes to randomised trials. J R Soc Med. 2017 May;110(5):208-218. doi: 10.1177/0141076817706303.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28504072

Reichert S, Lin C, Ong W, Him CC, Hameed S. Million dollar ride: Crime committed during involuntary scopolamine intoxication. Can Fam Physician. 2017 May;63(5):369-370.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28500194

Shellington EM, Felfeli T, Shigematsu R, Gill DP, Petrella RJ.  HealtheBrain: an innovative smartphone application to improve cognitive function in older adults. Mhealth. 2017 May 5;3:17.
doi: 10.21037/mhealth.2017.04.05. eCollection 2017.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28567413

Verma JY, Amar C, Sibbald S. Rocker GM. Improving care for advanced COPD through practice changes: Experiences of participation in a Canadian spread collaborative.  Chronic Respirtory Disease. 2017 .14(2)1-14.  DOI: 10.1177/1479972317712720

TRILLIUM Presentations

Trillium Primary Health Care Research Day
May 31, 2017, Toronto, Ontario

Martin Bass Lecture
PANEL: Using Primary Health Care EMR data for Quality Improvement: Stakeholder Voices
Moderator: Sandra Regan
Panel Members:  Sonny Cejic, MD - Clinical Perspective; Tracey Carr, Patient Perspective; Karen Tu, Researcher Perspective; Joshua Tepper, Policy Perspective

EMR data in primary health care has been underutilized as a tool in measuring and improving quality of care in both practice and research. We have assembled a panel of four key stakeholders providing their perspective on primary health care EMR data use for quality improvement. An audience Q and A was incorporated.

Oral Paper Presentations

COLLABORATIVE MENTAL HEALTH CARE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH: EXPLORING THE ROLE OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS
Presenter: Kyleigh Schraeder, MSc (Clinical Psychology)
Affiliation: Western University, Psychology
Authors: K. Schraeder, MSc, J.B. Brown, PhD, GJ Reid, PhD

MEANINGFUL ENGAGEMENT FOR HEALTH SYSTEM CHANGE: FAMILY PHYSICIANS’ PERPSECTIVES
Presenter: Judith Belle Brown, PhD
Affiliation: Western University, Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, London Ontario
Authors: J.B.  Brown, PhD, C. Thorpe, MA, N.V. Scime, MSc, M. Green, MD, MPH, CCFP

IMPROVING CARE FOR PATIENTS WITH COPD THROUGH AN INTEGRATED TEAM APPROACH: THE INSPIRED STORY
Presenter: Shannon L. Sibbald, PhD
Affiliation: Western University, Dept of Family Medicine Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Schulich Interfaculty Program in Public Health; School of Health Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences.
Authors:  Jennifer Y. Verma, MSc, Senior Director, Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement; Graeme Rocker, MHSc DM, Professor, Division of Respirology, QEII - Halifax Infirmary Site, Dalhousie University

CHARACTERIZING MULTIMORBIDITY IN ONTARIO: AN ICES POPULATION COHORT STUDY
Presenter: Bridget L. Ryan, PhD
Affiliation: Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, Western University
Authors: Bridget L. Ryan, Salimah Shariff, Krista Bray Jenkyn, Britney Allen, Andrea Belisle, Rick Glazier, Merrick Zwarenstein, Martin Fortin, Moira Stewart.

EXAMINING PATIENT PROFILES IN MULTIMORBIDITY USING A NATIONAL ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD IN PRIMARY HEALTH CARE
Presenter: Kathryn Nicholson, PhD
Affiliation: Western University, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, London, Ontario
Authors: Kathryn Nicholson, PhD, Amanda Terry, PhD, Martin Fortin, MD MSc CMFC (F),  Tyler Williamson, PhD, Amardeep Thind, MD PhD

UNDERSTANDING ONTARIO PATIENTS’ PERCEPTIONS OF ACCESS TO PRIMARY CARE: A MULTI-DIMENSIONAL APPROACH
Presenter: Dr. Kamila Premji, MD, CCFP, PhD candidate
Affiliations:  Department of Family Medicine at Western University and the University of Ottawa
Authors:  Kamila Premji, Bridget L. Ryan, William E. Hogg, Walter P. Wodchis

THE CHARACTERISTICS OF CONSISTENTLY HIGH PRIMARY HEALTHCARE USERS IN AN ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD DATABASE
Presenter: Heather Maddocks, PhD
Affiliation: Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, Western University, London
Authors: H. Maddocks, PhD, M. Stewart, PhD, M. Fortin, MD, MSc, R. Glazier, MD, MPH

Posters

ICOPE TEAMS FOR CHRONIC DISEASE PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT
Presenter: Shannon L. Sibbald, PhD
Affiliation: Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Schulich Interfaculty Program in Public Health Western University, School of Health Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences
Authors: Shannon L. Sibbald, PhD

HOW CONFIDENT AND EXPERIENCED ARE INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL GRADUATES  (IMGS) WITH CANMEDS-FM ROLES PRIOR TO STARTING RESIDENCY PROGRAM?
Presenter:  Anna Pawelec-Brzychczy, MD
Co-Presenter: Stacey Valiquet, MD
Affiliation: Victoria Family Medical Centre, Department of Family Medicine, Western University, London
Authors: Anna Pawelec-Brzychczy, MD, Stacey Valiquet, MD, Jamie Wickett, MD.

THE PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT IN A PALLIATIVE CARE UNIT: WHAT MATTERS MOST TO PATIENTS?
Presenter: Lauren Siegel, BSc, MSc
Affiliation: Department of Family Medicine, Western University, London
Authors: S. Malik, MD, CCFP, S. Ollier, BASc, L. Siegel, BSc, MSc, L. Boisvert MPA

THE EMERGING ROLE OF SOCIAL WORK IN PRIMARY HEALTH CARE: A SURVEY OF SOCIAL WORKERS IN ONTARIO FAMILY HEALTH TEAMS
Presenter: Rachelle Ashcroft, PhD
Affiliation: University of Toronto
Authors: R. Ashcroft, PhD, C. McMillan, PhD, W Miller, PhD, R. McKee, MD, J.B. Brown, PhD

COMPARING ABDOMINAL PAIN SYMPTOMS AND THEIR CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS: A STUDY USING ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD (EMR) DATA FROM THE DELIVER PRIMARY HEALTHCARE INFORMATION (DELPHI) DATABASE
Presenter:  Tom Freeman, MD
Affiliation: Western University, London
Authors: T. Freeman, MD, H. Maddocks, PhD, M. Stewart, PhD, D. Leger, MD, I. Hons, MD, J. Jordan, MD, J. Copeland, MD

PERIODIC HEALTH VISITS: THEY’RE COMPLICATED
Presenter:  Heather Maddocks, PhD
Affiliation: Western University, London
Authors: H. Maddocks, PhD, M. Speechley, PhD, C. Thorpe, MA, T. Freeman, MD, CCFP, B.L. Ryan, PhD, A. Terry, PhD

EDUCATIONAL PHONE CALLS TO REDUCE EXCESS USE OF VITAMIN B12 INJECTIONS IN A RURAL FAMILY MEDICINE CLINIC: A PROGRAM EVALUATION
Presenters:  D. Léger, BSc, MD, CCFP, M. Craig, BMSc (Hons), MD, CCFP
Affiliation: Western University, Family Medicine, London
Authors: D. Leger, BSc, MD, CCFP, J. Howard, BSc (Hons), MD, CCFP, Dip P Derm, D. Van Dam, BSc (Hons), MD, CCFP, M. Craig, BMSc (Hons), MD, CCFP, A.E. Taylor, RN.  

COPD SELF-MANAGEMENT EDUCATION GROUP: A PROGRAM EVALUATION
Presenter: Jessica Howard, BSc (Hons), MD, CCFP, Dip P Derm
Affiliation: Western University, Family Medicine, London
Authors: D. Van Dam, MD, CCFP, J. Hodgins, RRT, CRE, E. Lortie, BSc, MHA, N. Snyder, RRT, CRE, G. Cimino, RPh, BSc.Phm, T. Kontio, RPh, BSc.Phm, G. Fish, OT Reg, N. Bowen-Smith, OT Reg, J Withers, RN.

LUNG CANCER SCREENING PRACTICES AND FACTORS INFLUENCING THE DECISION-MAKING OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS IN SASKATCHEWAN
Presenter: Nusrat Jamil, MBBS, MClSc, LMCC, CCFP
Affiliation: Department of Family Medicine, Western University, University of Saskatchewan
Authors: Nusrat Jamil, MBBS, MClSc, LMCC, CCFP; Thomas R. Freeman, MD, MClSc, FCFP; Bridget L. Ryan, PhD

HEALTH PROMOTING HOSPITALS: THE ONTARIO HEALTH PROMOTING HOSPITALS NETWORK CASE
Presenter: Sharanyan Satthiyaseelan, BHSc
Affiliation: Faculty of Health Sciences, Schulich Interfaculty Program in Public Health, Western University
Authors: Shannon L. Sibbald, PhD, J. Ross Graham, MSc, CHE

PATIENTS’ EXPERIENCES WITH ONTARIO HEALTH LINKS
Presenter: Judith Belle Brown, PhD, C. Thorpe, MA.
Affiliation: Western University, Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, London Ontario
Authors: J.B. Brown, PhD, N.V. Scime, MSc, C. Thorpe, MA, M. Green, MD, MPH, CCFP

Presentations at the International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) 2017 Annual Meeting.  Victoria, Canada. June 7-10, 2017

Oral Presentation

Petrella RJ, Gill DP,  De Cruz A, Riggin B, Bartol C, Pulford R, Blunt W,  Zou GY, Hunt K, Wyke S, Gray CM,  Bunn C, Danylchuk K, Zwarenstein M. Hockey Fans in Training can lead to long-term weight loss in overweight and obese men. Abstract to be published: Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act.

Gill DP, De Cruz A, Riggin B, Bartol C, Pulford R, Blunt W,  Zou GY, Hunt K, Wyke S, Gray CM, Bunn C, Danylchuk K, Zwarenstein M, Petrella RJ. The impact of Hockey Fans in Training on long-term maintenance of healthy eating behaviours in overweight and obese men. International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) 2017 annual meeting.  Victoria, Canada. June 7-10, 2017. Abstract to be published: Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act.

Poster

Blunt W, Pulford R, Sibbald S, Muise S, Hill S, Riggin B, Scott R, Gill DP,  De Cruz A, Hunt K, Gray CM, Wyke S, Bunn C,  Danylchuk K, Petrella RJ. Fidelity of the Hockey Fans In Training program targeting obese and overweight men.  Abstract to be published: Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act.

HealtheSteps Webinar

Blunt, W, Petrella, RJ. HealtheSteps™ Lifestyle Prescription Program: Integrating Continuous Quality Improvement Measures into Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Programs. June 1st, 2017. Presented to the Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario Quality Improvement Decision Support Specialist Community of Practice (AFHTO QIDSS Community of Practice).