CAHSPR Conference 2014

“Convergence of Health Policy and Evidence – Bridge Over Troubled Water”

Hilton Toronto
Toronto Ontario May 12, 2014 - May 15, 2014

Final Conference Program

Book of Abstracts

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Participant List

The 2014 Canadian Association of Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) Conference is themed “Convergence of Health Policy and Evidence- Bridge Over Troubled Water” and will focus on aspects related to evidence-informed policy and decision making. 



Conference Publications for Download




Accreditation


Tuesday, May 13, 2014


SP 1.1 : Healthy Aging In The Community With A Particular Emphasis On Care In The Community Rather Than Institutions And Addressing Needs Related To Dementia

  • Samir Sinha, Director of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Ken Rockwood, Geriatrician, Professor, and Director of Geriatric Medicine Research, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University (Unable to post as per instructions from the presenter)
  • Lynn Beattie, Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of British
    Columbia (Unable to post as per instructions from the presenter)

SP 1.2 : Policy Imperatives for Pharmaceutical Coverage and the Role of Pricing


SP 1.3 : Adoption Of Appropriateness Best Practices Related To The Underuse, Overuse And/Or Misuse Of Medical Tests And Procedures


Thursday, May 15, 2014


SP2.1 : How to win friends and influence public policy: Lessons from the front lines

  • Terrence Sullivan, Terrence Sullivan and Associates (Unable to post as per instructions from the presenter)
  • Michael Law, Assistant Professor, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia (Unable to post as per instructions from the presenter)
  • Michael Schull, President and CEO, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (Unable to post as per instructions from the presenter)
  • Sharon Straus, Director, Knowledge Translation program, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St. Michael’s Hospital and University of Toronto (Unable to post as per instructions from the presenter)

SP2.2 : Embedding Quality Into The System Using Evidence


SP2.3 : Why it is So Hard to Reform Health Care Policy in Canada

  • • John Church, University of Alberta, Political Science
    • John Lavis, McMaster University
    • Harvey Lazar, University of Victoria and Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, Queen’s University
    • Greg Marchildon, University of Regina (Unable to post as per instructions from the presenter)



A B C D E F


A1 Panel: Partnerships for healthcare transformation through eHealth innovations



A2 Panel: Driving Clinical Innovation in Alberta Health Services: Strategic Clinical Networks



A3 Mental Health



A4 Health Economics

  • A4.1 Characterizing Ontario's High-Cost Users (HCU) of health care: the demographic, socio-economic, behavioral and clinical characteristics over time -- Laura Rosella, Scientist, Public Health Ontario (Unable to post as per instructions from the presenter)
  • A4.2 Measuring the level and determinants of health system efficiency in Canada -- Michel Grignon, Associate Professor, McMaster University
  • A4.3 Who are the high-cost users? A method for person-centred attribution of health care spending -- Sara Guilcher, Post Doctoral Fellow, St. Michael's Hospital, HSPRN (Unable to post as per instructions from the presenter)
  • A4.4 Predicting Patients with High Risk of Becoming High Cost Healthcare Users -- Yuriy Chechulin, Senior Methodologist, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care; Saad Rais, Senior Methodologist, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (Unable to post as per instructions from the presenter)


A5 Pharmaceutical



A6 Chronic Disease Management



A7 Public Health

  • A7.1 Risk factors for alcohol consumption among pre-adolescents in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan -- Kamalpreet Banga, Dr., University of Saskatchewan
  • A7.2 Uptake of the Ontario Pharmacy Smoking Cessation Program, 2011-2013 -- Lindsay Wong, BScPhm/PharmD student, University of Toronto (Unable to post as per instructions from the presenter)
  • A7.3 Evidence of the early health benefits of publicly funded, school-based human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination in Canada -- Leah Smith, Student, McGill University (Unable to post as per instructions from the presenter)
  • A7.4 What's the real burden of formula feeding on the healthcare system--A Manitoba population-based study -- Nathan C Nickel, Research Scientist, Assistant Professor, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba (Unable to post as per instructions from the presenter)


B1 Panel: Using National Frameworks for Local Policy Development: A Case Study of Child and Youth Mental Health in the Yukon

  • B1.1 . -- Gillian Mulvale, Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University; Stan Kutcher, Professor, Dalhousie University; IWK Research Centre; Minister Doug Graham, Yukon (Unable to post as per instructions from the presenter)


B2 Panel: QUALICO-PC in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand: Recruitment, Responses, and Initial Cross Country Comparison with Australia and New Zealand



B3 Equity and Inequities



B4 Health Quality and Safety



B5 Community Care



B6 Healthcare Leadership and Policy



B7 Health Human Resources



B8 Panel: How Can We Strengthen Researcher-Research User Collaboration to Improve Health Service Planning, Delivery, Evaluation and Improvement?

  • B8.1 . -- R. Sacha Bhatia, Director, Institute for Health System Solutions & Virtual Care at Women’s College Hospital, clinical and research fellow in cardiology at Massachusetts General Hospital, Research Fellow at Harvard University; Bronw yn Davies, Executive Director, Community Health Services, Department of Health in New Brunswick; Carole A Estabrooks, Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Knowledge Translation; Diane Finegood , President & CEO, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research; Sean Kidd, Clinical Psychologist and Head of Psychological Services, Toronto Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Schizophrenia Division, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto; Anita Kothari, Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Western University A select panel of researchers and research (Unable to post as per instructions from the presenter)


C1 Panel: PATHS Equity for Children: A Program of Research for Understanding What Works for Children



C2 Panel: Meet the editors - How to publish about health services and policy research in Canada



C3 Health Informatics and e-Health



C4 Models of Care



C5 Health Quality and Safety



C6 Cross-National Perspectives



C7 Equities and Inequities



D1 Panel: Integrating sex and gender in health services and policy research: Have you considered the possibilities?



D2 Panel: Indigenous values and health systems stewardship, an approach for health systems performance in circumpolar regions



D3 Health Policy and Politics



D4 Mental Health



D5 Health Human Resources



D6 Healthcare Leadership and Management



D7 Research Methods



E1 Panel: Challenging Health System Leaders to Align Optimal Scopes of Practice and Innovative Care Models to Enable Health System Transformation in Canada



E2 Panel: The state-of-the art in policy-focused knowledge translation



E3 Panel: Improving palliative care provincially: Policy and research initiatives at four levels



E4 Researcher & Decision Maker Pairs - Aboriginal Health



E5 Researcher & Decision Maker Pairs 1



E6 Researcher & Decision Maker Pairs 2



E7 Health Economics



F1 Panel: Implementing Accountability in Health Care: Lessons Learned in Canada and the UK



F2 Panel: Solutions in primary health care for high users of health services

  • F2.1.1 . -- Frédérick Burge, Family Physician and Research Director, Department of Family Medicine Dalhousie University
  • F2.1.2 . -- Walter Wodchis, Associate Professor, Healthcare Finance, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Research Scientist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Adjunct Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Principal Investigator, Health System Performance Research Network (Unable to post as per instructions from the presenter)
  • F2.1.3 . -- Jean Mireault, Chairman of the board and VP clinical affairs, MédiaMed Technologies (MMT) (Unable to post as per instructions from the presenter)
  • F2.1.4 . -- Kim McGrail, Assistant Professor, School of Population and Public Health, Associate Director of the UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, Senior Researcher, Statistics Canada, Associate, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation (Unable to post as per instructions from the presenter)
  • F2.1.5 . -- Emily Marshall, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine Dalhousie University (Unable to post as per instructions from the presenter)


F3 Panel: The Bridging of Research and Policy by At Home/Chez Soi (AH/CS): A multi-site trial of Housing First for persons with a mental illness who are homeless



F4 Health Quality and Safety 1



F5 Primary Care

  • F5.1 Primary Healthcare Renewal: No measurable short term gain -- Alan Katz, Prof, University of Manitoba (Unable to post as per instructions from the presenter)
  • F5.2 The Development of a Practice-level Primary Care Patient Experience Survey -- Kamyab Ghatan, Evaluation Coordinator, Health Quality Ontario; Gail Dobell, Director, Research Methods and Evaluation, Health Quality Ontario; Jonathan Lam, Evaluation Manager, Health Quality Ontario (Unable to post as per instructions from the presenter)
  • F5.3 Describing the predictive factors of effects of an interdisciplinary intervention for people with chronic conditions in primary healthcare -- Maxime Sasseville, RN, MSc, Université de Sherbrooke (Unable to post as per instructions from the presenter)
  • F5.4 Structures and Processes of Teams Involving Nurse Practitioners and Family Physicians in Primary Health Care in Nova Scotia -- Ruth Martin-Misener, Associate Professor, Dalhousie University (Unable to post as per instructions from the presenter)


F6 Health Quality and Safety 2



F7 Knowledge Translation and Exchange




RF 1 Community Care



RF 2 Primary Care



RF 3 Health Human Resources, Policy and Politics



RF 4 Healthcare Quality, Safety, Equity and Inequities



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A B C D E F


A1 Panel Presentation

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm



A2 Panel Presentation

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm



A3 Mental Health

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm



A4 Health Economics

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm



A5 Pharmaceutical

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm



A6 Chronic Disease Management

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm



A7 Public Health

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm



B1 Panel Presentation

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm



B2 Panel Presentation

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm



B3 Equity & Inequities

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm



B4 Health Quality & Safety

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm



B5 Community Care

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm



B6 Healthcare Leadership and Policy

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm



B7 Health Human Resources

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm



C1 Panel Presentation

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

11:00 am - 12:15 pm



C2 Panel Presentation

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

11:00 am - 12:15 pm



C3 Health Informatics and e-Health

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

11:00 am - 12:15 pm



C4 Models of Care

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

11:00 am - 12:15 pm



C5 Health Quality & Safety

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

11:00 am - 12:15 pm



C6 Cross-National Perspectives

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

11:00 am - 12:15 pm



C7 Equity and Inequities

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

11:00 am - 12:15 pm



D1 Panel Presentation

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm



D2 Panel Presentation

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm



D3 Health Policy & Politics

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm



D4 Mental Health

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm



D5 Health Human Resources

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm



D6 Healthcare Leadership and Management

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm



D7 Research Methods

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm



E1 Panel Presentation

Thursday, May 15, 2014

10:45 am - 12:15 pm



E2 Panel Presentation

Thursday, May 15, 2014

10:45 am - 12:15 pm



E3 Panel Presentation

Thursday, May 15, 2014

10:45 am - 12:15 pm



E4 Researcher & Decision Maker Pairs - Aboriginal Health

Thursday, May 15, 2014

10:45 am - 12:15 pm



E5 Researcher & Decision Maker Pairs 1

Thursday, May 15, 2014

10:45 am - 12:15 pm



E6 Researcher & Decision Maker Pairs 2

Thursday, May 15, 2014

10:45 am - 12:15 pm



E7 Health Economics

Thursday, May 15, 2014

10:45 am - 12:15 pm



F1 Panel Presentation

Thursday, May 15, 2014

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm



F2 Panel Presentation

Thursday, May 15, 2014

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm



F3 Panel Presentation

Thursday, May 15, 2014

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm



F4 Health Quality & Safety

Thursday, May 15, 2014

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm



F5 Primary Care

Thursday, May 15, 2014

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm



F6 Health Quality & Safety

Thursday, May 15, 2014

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm



F7 Knowledge Translation & Exchange

Thursday, May 15, 2014

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm




RF1 Community Care

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

8:15 am - 8:30 am



RF2 Primary Care

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm



RF3 Health Human Resources, Policy and Politics

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

8:30 am - 8:45 am



RF4 Healthcare Quality, Safety, Equitiy and Inequities

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm




Poster Presentations Day 1

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

9:45 am - 11:00 am


Poster Presentations Day 2

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

9:45 am - 11:00 am


Poster Presentations Day 3

Thursday, May 15, 2014

9:30 am - 10:45 am



Better research ... better decisions ... better health
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