40 record(s) found with the tag "health care evaluation" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Practices for Managing H.pylori Infection in Northern Canada: A Consultation with Health Care Practitioners
Principal Investigator: Goodman, Karen J
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The practitioner consultation project aims to engage targeted health care practitioners to achieve the following goals: 1. to describe current patterns of health care practice pertaining to H. pylori infection and related diseases; and, 2. to identify obstacles to best practices for managing this infection. The research team will target primary care practitioners serving communities in the No...


Addressing community concerns about health risks from H. pylori infection
Principal Investigator: Goodman, Karen J
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Summary: This research aims to answer questions posed by community members in the Northwest Territories (NT) and their health care providers about health risks from H. pylori infection. The Canadian North Helicobacter pylori (CANHelp) Working Group formed to develop a comprehensive approach to investigating community health problems related to H. pylori infection in NT communities and to identify public he...


Attitudes Towards Cancer in Indigenous Communities & Examining Uptake of Screening Services: The ACCESS Project
Principal Investigator: Sharma, Sangita
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: Cancer is the leading cause of death in the Northwest Territories (NT). Cancer screening is a test to detect cancer at earlier stages, and can increase successful treatment. Screening can also increase survival rates and prevent up to 35% of premature deaths due to cancer. Three screening programs have been established in Canada for early detection of breast, colorectal, and cervical cancers. How...


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...


Review of medical travel in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Young, Kue
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: The objective of this research project is to evaluate the impact of the upcoming Northwest Territories (NWT) Department of Health and Social Services centralized Air Ambulance Triage, Dispatch and Coordination Service entitled Med-Response. This project will track Air Ambulance and other medical travel Services in the NWT and Nunavut for 2 years prior to April 2014 and 2 years after. This is pr...


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...


Facilitating colorectal cancer screening access through systems analysis: A case study of the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Champion, Caitlin E
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The objective of this research project is to determine how current health care processes and system-level factors within the Northwest Territories (NWT) health care system are influencing patient access to colorectal cancer screening. Specific objectives are to: 1) conceptualize colorectal cancer screening to identify and describe the health care processes (health system agents, interactions, ...


Developing a Cultural Safety Intervention for Clinicians: A Pilot Study
Principal Investigator: Hall, Karen
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: This research involves a process evaluation of the pilot intervention. The research objectives are: (1) to assess the process of the pilot intervention, and (2) to make recommendations to the intervention’s design, content, and delivery based on pilot findings and analysis. The research questions are: 1. How do clinicians experience or respond to the design, content and delivery of the pil...


Northwest Territory Disease Registry Study
Principal Investigator: Affleck, Ewan
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: To determine whether an electronic medical record (EMR) based clinical alert system, which uses digital inference rules to notify providers of undocumented problems, improves problem list documentation in the Northwest Territories. The EMR study will attempt to replicate the findings from a study by Wright, et al. (2012). The objective of this study was “to determine whether a clinical alerting...


The accessibility of Primary Health Care for indigenous populations living in remote communities in the Northwest Territories of Canada
Principal Investigator: Oosterveer, Tim
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The objective of the research project is to explore the challenges in the accessibility of primary health care (PHC) for the indigenous populations living in remote communities in the Northwest Territories (NWT) of Canada by providing an insight in the differences and similarities in the perspectives of multiple stakeholders regarding concepts of ‘the accessibility of PHC’. These results will supp...


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