14 record(s) found with the tag "health services" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Health in the North: Phase 2 - Case study on the community health service needs of Tuktoyaktuk and mapping back to CAN/CSA-Z1630-17.
Principal Investigator: Leyenaar, Matthew
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The purpose of this project is for a small team to conduct a community health needs assessment via field work in Tuktoyaktuk, and use the combined qualitative information from participatory community engagement sessions and quantitative data from published statistics to determine the adaptability of this Standard as a model guideline for specific rural application of a community paramedicine (cp) ...


Creating a Representative Health and Social Services System in the NWT
Principal Investigator: Speers, Kimberly
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) was established August 1, 2016 and was an amalgamation of six previously separate regional Health and Social Services (HSS) authorities. The NTHSSA is responsible for the design and delivery of territorial HSS planning across the Northwest Territories. It is responsible for delivering HSS in all communities across the NWT with...


Performance Measurement in a Circumpolar Context: Developing indicators of health system responsiveness for maternity care
Principal Investigator: Rich, Rebecca
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015
Summary: To develop a set of contextually appropriate health system performance indicators for maternity care in circumpolar regions. Specific attention will be placed on indicators that reflect the responsiveness of the health system to the needs of the population. This study will be conducted in two phases. First, a scoping review (broad literature review) of available performance/quality indicator...


Northwest Territory Disease Registry Study
Principal Investigator: Affleck, Ewan
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: The objective of this research is 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 de...


Review of medical travel in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Young, Kue
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: To evaluate the impact of the upcoming 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 (a separate licence in NU will be sought for this work). This is primarily a descriptive study of policy impact. Both territo...


Outcomes of primary maternity care in Fort Smith, NWT
Principal Investigator: Janssen, Patricia A
Licensed Year(s): 2017 2014 2013 2012
Summary: The objective of this project is to analyze the birth outcomes from the Fort Smith Midwifery Program. The hypothesis of this research is that the outcomes for mothers and babies of this midwifery-based birth centre in the rural and remote town of Fort Smith, Northwest Territories (NWT) will be comparable to birth outcomes from women using the midwifery services in Nunavik, Quebec and to women resi...


Fort Smith Health and Social Services Needs Assessment
Principal Investigator: Gal, Ruth A.C.
Licensed Year(s): 1995
Summary: Proposed work includes 1) Update of community profile 2) assessment of community needs by way of questionnaires, public meetings, workshops, personal interviews & unstructured written responses; 3)develop a vision of community wellness based on community responses and current workable definitiions and 4) final report which includes: i)prioritization of Health & SS issues confronting the community ...


Needs Assessment To Improve Service Delivery To Blind and Visually Impaired Aboriginal People: A Pilot Project.
Principal Investigator: Nadeau, Dorothy Rae
Licensed Year(s): 1994
Summary: The research team will collect data for this study through questionnaires and review of relative literature and documents. Questionnaires will be completed by community members respresentatives: Band Council designees, Band members, and or the Hay River Metis Association who experience visual problems. The communities involved include: Hay River - Town and Reserve, Kakisa Lake, and Fort Providen...


Comparison of costs of health services provided in the Inuvik region: preparation for future oil and gas development
Principal Investigator: Norwich, Ed
Licensed Year(s): 1994 1993
Summary: The researchers will complete their assessment of different health care systems in order to determine the most cost-effective, flexible and appropriate system for the Inuvik region. The primary goal of this study is to compare costs associated with delivery health care through the `community-based nurse' model and the `medical' model. By collecting information from Dept. of Health sources, this ...


Devolution of Health Care Services to the Yukon and the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Weller, Geoffrey
Licensed Year(s): 1989
Summary: Geoffrey Weller is part of a group of researchers investigating the process of devolution and its impact on constitutional development in the North. He will be detailing the federal-territorial process of negotiating devolution of health care services with particular attention to the personnel and administrative arrangements....


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