9 record(s) found in the location "Fort Resolution" (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
Licensed Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: The practitioner consultation project aims to engage targeted health care practitioners to describe current patterns of health care practice pertaining to H. pylori infection and related diseases, and to identify obstacles to best practices for managing this infection. Initial testing and treatment for H. pylori infection usually occurs in the primary care setting.The research team will target ...


Survey of Primary Care Providers and Managers in the NWT
Principal Investigator: Young, Kue
Licensed 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...


Dialogue and Storywork in Support of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Cancer Patients throughout Oncology and Primary Care Transition Experiences
Principal Investigator: Corriveau, André
Licensed Year(s): 2014
Summary: The goals of this project are: 1. to improve First Nations, Inuit and Métis cancer patient transition experiences from the time of diagnosis, through treatment of care and upon discharge to a variety of community-based and primary care services; 2. to develop sustainable working relationships amongst First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities and primary and oncology care providers; 3. to i...


BETTER 2 (Building on Existing Tools to Improve Chronic Disease Prevention and Screening in Primary Care 2): Qualitative Evaluation
Principal Investigator: Manca, Donna P
Licensed Year(s): 2014
Summary: The overarching aim of BETTER 2 is to improve chronic disease prevention and screening. The purpose of the proposed evaluation is to examine how the BETTER 2 approach can be adapted to different settings in the Northwest Territories and how it can be sustained. The qualitative evaluation will draw on the perspectives of health care providers, administrators, and patients involved in the program. T...


Evaluation of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) system used in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Kuhn, Karen
Licensed Year(s): 2013 2012 2011
Summary: The overall aim of this research project is to conduct an evaluation of the HealthNet Electronic Health Record (EHR) implementation 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. Since the research protocol and ethics applications were approved, the Department of Health...


Anticoagulation in Canada’s North: A cost-effectiveness analysis of Point-of-Care INR Testing at Remote Sites in the Northwest Territories and Western Nunavut.
Principal Investigator: Young, Barbara M
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: To determine the potential cost savings and health-related quality of life benefits of implementing point-of-care (POC) international normalized ratio (INR) testing in remote communities in the NWT and Kitikmeot region. Canada’s Non-Insured Health Benefits Program drug prescription database will be used to determine the number of individuals receiving warfarin in each of the remote regions in t...


Achieving high performance in health care priority setting
Principal Investigator: Mitton, Craig
Licensed Year(s): 2012 2011
Summary: The intent of this project is to develop an evaluative framework that identifies how health care organizations can be transformed to achieve excellence in priority setting and resource management. The ultimate aim is to form a benchmark of behaviors, processes and structures that can aid in directing organizations towards high performance. Phase One: On-line survey of senior administrators in ...


Do tailored messages promote evidence-informed decision making in breast cancer prevention?
Principal Investigator: Dobbins, Maureen
Licensed Year(s): 2010
Summary: The objectives of this study are: 1) To evaluate a knowledge transfer and exchange (KTE) strategy to improve the provision of public health services for breast cancer prevention and early detection and 2) to determine if tailored messages (active knowledge transfer) are more effective than access to a website housing rigorous systematic reviews in breast cancer prevention and early detection (pass...


The Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus and Its Impact to Cervical Dysplasia in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Mao, Yang
Licensed Year(s): 2009 2008
Summary: The primary objective of this study is to determine the prevalence of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection and cervical dysplasia in women of the Northwest Territories using a DNA technology (HPV-DNA Test). The study will also aim to determine whether cervical cancer screening programs should include the use of the HPV-DNA test to increase effectiveness of cervical cancer screening. Th...


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