29 record(s) found in the location "Yellowknife" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Mixed-Method Study of Physician Burnout in Northern Canada
Principal Investigator: Hansen, Nathaniel F
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4483. The goal is to characterize the factors that influence rates of physician burnout in rural and remote regions of northern Canada. The hope is that enhancing understanding of physician burnout in these regions will help policy makers and health system administrators to design policies that will more effectively support...

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 ...

Access to Health Services in the Northwest Territories: Project ECHO and Tele-Medicine Expansion
Principal Investigator: Goldman, Michelle L
Licensed Year(s): 2017
Summary: The objective of this research is to analyze existing cases of Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) implementation, pinpointing previous challenges and accomplishments in order to adapt this model within a Northern context. The Project ECHO model seeks to address “inadequate or disparities in access to care, rising costs, systemic inefficiencies, and unequal or slow diffusion...

Review of medical travel in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Young, Kue
Licensed 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
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...

Facilitating colorectal cancer screening access through systems analysis: A case study of the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Champion, Caitlin E
Licensed 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, ...

Translating Research in Elder Care (TREC 2.0): Advice Seeking Networks in Residential LongTerm Care
Principal Investigator: Estabrooks, Carole A
Licensed 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...

Developing a Cultural Safety Intervention for Clinicians: A Pilot Study
Principal Investigator: Hall, Karen
Licensed 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
Licensed 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
Licensed 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...