38 record(s) found with the tag "health care" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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What are the costs of delayed medical referrals in Canada's Northwest Territories?
Principal Investigator: Liddy, Clare
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: This research is a study looking at wait time 1, the length of time between the date a patient is referred to a specialist and the date they actually see the specialist, for primary care across Canada. In the Northwest Territories, the research team will quantify wait time 1 and also answer the research question “What are the costs of delayed medical referrals in Canada’s Northwest Territories?...


A Path to Greater Cultural Safety in NWT Physician Practice: Improving Patient-Physician Interaction in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Tordiff, Robert
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1) identify components of existing frameworks that might be suitable for a NWT cultural competency framework; 2) to measure the impact of frameworks on physician perception of patients; and, 3) to provide a foundation from which to begin design of a cultural competency framework and training program for health and social service care providers. Th...


Survey of Primary Care Providers and Managers in the NWT
Principal Investigator: Young, Kue
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: To assess the views of health care providers and managers in the Northwest Territories (NWT) regarding primary health care in the community in general and issues related to medical travel in particular. A survey questionnaire will be filled out by the respondent, who has a choice of mailing in a paper copy or completing online. The survey is anonymous – information on name, community of residen...


Translating Research in Elder Care (TREC 2.0): Advice Seeking Networks in Residential LongTerm Care
Principal Investigator: Estabrooks, Carole A
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: The purpose of the study is to identify and understand existing advice seeking networks among nursing homes in Canada. The overall objectives of the study are to: 1. Identify the structure of existing informal inter-organizational relationships among 958 nursing homes in Atlantic, Western and Northern Canada; 2. identify which nursing homes within the overall network link different groups of ho...


Factors that Support the Integration and Retention of Internationally Educated Nurses in the Canadian Healthcare Systems
Principal Investigator: St. Pierre, Isabelle
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The goal of this project is to identify factors that support the successful integration, retention and career advancement of internationally educated nurses (IENs) into the Canadian healthcare system. This can guide potential IENs by helping them understand how to prepare for employment as a nurse in Canada. The research will also better assist educators and employers to develop the most app...


TRanslating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (TREKK) - Consumer Survey
Principal Investigator: Scott, Shannon D
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: Findings from the needs assessment will be used to inform partnership activities through TRanslating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (TREKK), such as collaboration with relevant community or parent organizations. Potential research projects related to family needs in the emergency department (ED) setting stemming from the needs assessment will be directed to Pediatric Emergency Research Canada (PERC)...


TRanslating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (TREKK) - Professional Survey
Principal Investigator: Scott, Shannon D
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The purpose of this study is to determine the knowledge needs of healthcare providers working in general EDs through an established partnership with 32 general EDs across Canada. STUDY DESIGN: This will be a descriptive, multi-centre, cross-sectional survey. QUESTIONNAIRE DEVELOPMENT: The needs assessment survey was developed in collaboration with experts in the area of pediatric emergency m...


Health Systems Performance in Circumpolar Regions: Can Regional Comparisons Support Policy and Stimulate Improvement?
Principal Investigator: Chatwood, Susan
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: This thesis aims to explore the mechanisms that influence health system performance through a stewardship lens that provides insight as to how ministries, affiliated health sectors and regions not only carry out performance measures, but also hold accountability and make improvements. Understandings around the performance of health systems in circumpolar regions will be addressed through a case...


Nursing Practice in Rural and Remote Canada II
Principal Investigator: MacLeod, Martha
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014 2013 2012
Summary: The objective of this research project is to develop a survey instrument for planning primary health care for nursing groups within the NWT. Nursing Practice in Rural and Remote Canada II is a four-year research project that aims to examine how the roles, work settings and practice modes of registered nurses (RNs), nurse practitioners (NPs), licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and registered psych...


Evaluation of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) system used in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Kuhn, Karen
Licenced Year(s): 2013 2012 2011
Summary: The overall aim of this research project is to conduct an evaluation of the HealthNet electronic health record implemented in the NWT to assess the impact on patient care and resource utilization as well as gather lessons learned that may be used to inform other clinical systems implementations. The evaluation will include quantitative and qualitative methods to assess clinical adoption and imp...


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