45 record(s) found with the tag "health care evaluation" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Patient & Provider Perspectives of the 2020 Health Care for Transgender, Non-Binary, and Gender Nonconforming People: Guidelines for the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Hunter, Mikayla Heather
Licensed Year(s): 2024
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No. 5875. Research Goals 1. Evaluate the existing Health Care for Transgender, Non-Binary, and Gender Nonconforming People: Guidelines for the Northwest Territories. 2. Based on feedback from both patients and providers, develop recommendations to improve this document and reduce barriers to accessing gender affirming and tr...


Organizational Learning with Indigenous Communities
Principal Investigator: Dobrow, Mark
Licensed Year(s): 2024 2023 2022
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5388. The purpose of this study is to gather information that organizations can use to improve how they support health and wellness. This study will help the research team understand how organizations can learn from communities, specifically Gwich’in and Tli?cho communities. This study is being done as a collaboration b...


NWT Integrated Care Team Evaluation
Principal Investigator: Irlbacher-Fox, Stephanie
Licensed Year(s): 2021
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4953. The objectives of this research is to 1) contribute evaluation and health economics analyses for the purposes of quality improvement for the integrated care teams (ICTs), and 2) develop a deeper understanding of how Indigenous patients of the ICTs experience health care in this new service delivery model through story...


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...


Addressing community concerns about health risks from H. pylori infection
Principal Investigator: Goodman, Karen J
Licensed Year(s): 2020 2019 2018 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
Licensed 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
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...


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...


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