Catherine Hudon


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Unité SUPPORT du Québec : Un soutien pour la recherche axée sur le patient

2014/15-2020/21 • $23,587,002 • PI,CO,Other
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CRISM-Quebec-Maritimes: Research on interventions in drug misuse

2014/15-2020/21 • $2,374,845 • PI,CO,Other
Substance misuse remains a significant global public health problem which carries a heavy burden for abusers and their families alike. This disorder is indeed associated with suffering and severe health problems in patients, distress among family members, as well as tremendous costs to society....

Case management in primary care for frequent users of healthcare services with chronic diseases and complex care needs: implementation and realist evaluations

2017/18-2020/21 • $838,575 • PI,CO,Other
A common reason for frequent use of health care services is the complex health care needs of individuals suffering from multiple chronic conditions, often together with mental health comorbidities and/or social vulnerability. Individuals with such complex health care needs require a variety of...

Quebec Knowledge Network in Integrated Primary Health Care : Réseau de connaissances en services et soins de santé intégrés de première ligne du Québec

2015/16-2020/21 • $608,238 • PI,CO,Other
The Quebec Knowledge Network in Integrated Primary Health Care (Reseau-1 Quebec) is a network of researchers, clinicians, patient-partners and decision-makers who collaborate closely to generate and apply knowledge on best practices in primary healthcare. Our goal is to improve the primary care...

Trajectoires de soins et conditions propices aux soins ambulatoires

2018/19-2020/21 • $570,882 • PI,CO
Le but ultime de ce projet est de mieux comprendre les liens entre les trajectoires de soins et la sante chez les individus aux prises avec un probleme de sante chronique, en engageant patients, organismes et decideurs dans le developpement et le partage de cette connaissance. Pour les individus...

Évaluation de l'implantation de l'accès adapté et de ses effets dans les groupes de médecine familiale universitaires

2018/19-2020/21 • $425,389 • PI,CO
L'acces a des services de premiere ligne en temps opportun est un enjeu central des systemes de sante contemporains. Plusieurs solutions sont proposees afin d'ameliorer les delais d'acces a des services de premiere ligne, dont l'une des plus connues, l'acces adapte. L'acces adapte demande des...

PUPPY Study - Problems Coordinating and Accessing Primary Care for Attached and Unattached Patients Exacerbated During the COVID-19 Pandemic Year: A Longitudinal Mixed Methods Study with Rapid Reporting and Planning for the Road Ahead

2020/21 • $407,552 • PI,CO,Other
The majority of health care visits are to primary care providers such as family physicians, nurse practitioners, and pharmacists. These individuals make up the core care team for most people. They normally help coordinate and manage health care. COVID-19 has caused significant changes in primary...

Les grands utilisateurs de services de santé avec conditions chroniques propices aux soins ambulatoires: mieux identifier la clientèle à risque pour mieux intervenir

2016/17-2020/21 • $325,000 • PI
Certaines personnes atteintes de maladies chroniques ont egalement des problemes psychologiques et/ou sociaux qui augmentent leurs besoins face au systeme de sante. Pour une petite proportion de ces personnes, les services offerts ne repondent pas adequatement a leurs besoins et elles consultent...

Transdiagnostic internet cognitive-behavior therapy for mixed anxiety and depressive disorders in primary care: A dissemination and implementation study

2020/21 • $200,000 • PI,CO,Other
Anxiety and depressive disorders are the most common mental disorders in Canada. COVID-19 is expected to put a strain on the already fragile mental health system, as early reports reveal depression and anxiety have been on the rise. Cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) is the most evidence-based...

Scaling-up eConsult in Primary Health Care: a policy analysis in four Canadian provinces

2018/19-2020/21 • $131,439 • PI,CO,Other
One of the most promising innovations that have been piloted to improve access to care is eConsult. eConsult is a model of asynchronous communication that allows family physicians (or nurse practitioners) to electronically consult specialists regarding their patients' medical issues. This model...

A pragmatic randomized controlled trial of a group self-management support program for anxiety disorders

2020/21 • $120,870 • PI,CO
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders in Canada, and they are responsible for substantial psychological distress, disability, and health service needs. Self-management support (SMS) is an innovative intervention, complementary to usual care, with great potential to support...

Evaluating Organizational Participatory Research Health Partnerships: A Mixed Methods Study

2019/20-2020/21 • $47,500 • Scholarship/Fellowship,Other
Participatory research with health organizations aims to involve organization members, e.g., clinicians, managers, and patients, and researchers as partners to improve health organization practices, e.g., primary care clinic practices. It is important to assess the partnership between...

A pragmatic randomized controlled trial of group transdiagnostic cognitive-behaviour therapy for anxiety disorders in primary care

2015/16-2019/20 • $700,184 • PI,CO
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders in community settings, and they are associated with significant psychological distress, functional and social impairment. Although pharmacological and psychological treatments for anxiety and depression have existed for several years now,...

Consolider un partenariat de recherche avec des patients à faible littératie pour améliorer l'équité des soins de santé

2019/20 • $99,277 • PI,CO,Other
Nous savons que 60% de la population au Canada eprouve des difficultes a ameliorer sa sante. En effet, plusieurs patients canadiens ne savent pas ou trouver l'information et ou consulter pour ameliorer leur sante. L'acces a l'information sur la sante et aux soins et services de sante est encore...

What are the impacts of being formally enroled with a GP on continuity and integration of care? Evidence from a comparison of Quebec and British Columbia

2016/17-2018/19 • $124,974 • PI,CO,Other
Some Canadian provinces have included patient enrolment with a GP as a foundation of their efforts to make primary health care more accessible, more continuous, and of higher quality. The idea behind patient enrolment - also called rostering or registration - is that all patients have a family...

V1sages 2 - Partenaires pour une organisation optimale du continuum de soins des grands utilisateurs de services de santé et de services sociaux

2014/15-2017/18 • $400,000 • PI,CO,Other
Il s'agit d'un projet issu d'un partenariat entre une equipe de chercheurs et de decideurs (Ministere de la sante et des services sociaux du Quebec, Agence de la sante du Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean et centres de sante et de services sociaux de Chicoutimi, Jonquiere, Alma et La Baie) et un partenaire...

Patient-Centred Innovations for Persons with Multimorbidity

2013/14-2016/17 • $2,500,000 • PI,CO,Other
People with chronic conditions are likely to have more than one condition. But the healthcare system is mostly designed for one condition at a time. This 5-year proposal is for a Team whose goal will be to change primary health care and community-based chronic disease prevention and management...

Favoring interorganizational collaboration in the Quebec Stroke Continuum of Care: a collaborative telerehabilitation trial

2016/17 • $100,000 • PI,CO
In 2014-2015, in Quebec, more than one hospitalization per hour was due to stroke. The annual costs of stroke for the Canadian economy is about 2.7 billion dollars in medical services, hospitalization costs, salary loss, and productivity loss. Enhancing stroke care delivery can reduce these...

Case management in primary care to improve outcomes among frequent users of health care services with chronic conditions: a realist synthesis of what works, for whom and in what circumstances

2016/17 • $25,000 • PI,CO,Other
A common reason for frequent use of health care services is the complex health care needs of individuals suffering from multiple chronic conditions, often together with mental health comorbidities and/or social vulnerability. Individuals with such complex health care needs require a variety of...

Delivery of supportive care during an Ebola outbreak: defining minimal requirements and identifying barriers and facilitators towards creating international guidelines

2015/16 • $249,370 • PI,CO
It is possible to save many patients who have Ebola virus disease by delivering care that is not specific to this illness. These generic interventions, called "supportive care", are used daily around the world to treat multiple life-threatening illnesses. Yet many patients in West Africa died...

Let's Discuss Health: implementation and assessment in primary care of a web strategy to motivate patients to self-manage their health and support collaboration with health care providers

2015/16 • $62,425 • PI,CO,Other
In Canada, the prevalence of chronic diseases is increasing and is contributing significantly to health costs. Prevention and care of chronic diseases is a major preoccupation of our health system. The quality of communication between patients with chronic disease and their health care providers...

A pragmatic randomized controlled trial of group transdiagnostic cognitive-behaviour therapy for anxiety disorders in primary care

2014/15 • $100,000 • PI,CO
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders in community settings, and they are associated with significant psychological distress, functional and social impairment. Although pharmacological and psychological treatments for anxiety and depression have existed for several years now,...

Intervenir face aux inégalités sociales pour la santé de la population : point de vue d'un professionnel de la santé

2013/14-2014/15 • $17,500 • PI,Other
L'education en nutrition n'est pas suffisante pour aider nos patients a pratiquer de saines habitudes de vie. Plusieurs conditions favorables sont en effet necessaires, bien au-dela de l'education en nutrition, afin que nos patients puissent aisement pratiquer de saines habitudes de vie et ce,...

Cible Qualité III - stratégie de dissémination provinciale d'un programme d'application des connaissances novateur de première ligne en santé mentale

2014/15 • $10,000 • PI,CO
Une personne sur cinq souffre d'anxiete ou de depression au cours d'une annee. Alors qu'il existe des traitements efficaces, moins de la moitie des personnes qui en souffrent obtiennent un traitement qui correspond aux meilleures pratiques. Au Quebec, les services de sante mentale sont offerts...

Soutenir l'amélioration de la qualité des soins de première ligne pour les troubles anxieux et dépressifs: Cible Qualité II

2011/12-2013/14 • $350,000 • PI,CO,Other
Une personne sur cinq souffre d'anxiete ou de depression au cours d'une annee. Alors qu'il existe des psychotherapies et medications efficaces, moins de la moitie des personnes qui en souffrent obtiennent un traitement qui correspond aux meilleures pratiques. Au Quebec, les services de sante...

La compétence sociale dans les soins de première ligne: améliorer l'équité et la santé par le dialogue entre les équipes de soins et les personnes en situation de pauvreté - Projet ÉQUIsanTÉ

2011/12-2013/14 • $176,263 • PI,CO
La pauvrete represente l'un des plus grands risques pour la sante. Les systemes de soins et les professionnels de la sante rencontrent des defis importants et sont appeles a ameliorer l'equite dans les soins. Peu d'etudes impliquent la participation des usagers en situation de pauvrete, en...

The Quebec Knowledge-1 Network: A learning community for primary and integrated care

2013/14 • $75,000 • PI,CO
An existing Quebec primary care knowledge network will create and coordinate a new cluster dedicated to integrated care, to be overseen by an advisory committee comprised of leads from policy, clinical and research backgrounds, as well as a patient partner Lead. By involving end-users and other...

Implanter et évaluer la gestion de cas en soins de santé primaires pour mieux coordonner les soins des grands utilisateurs de services hospitaliers : un partenariat vers des actions concrètes

2013/14 • $24,933 • PI,CO,Other
Cette activite de planification vise a rassembler les principaux membres de l'equipe (chercheurs, utilisateurs de connaissance et partenaires) pour planifier et discuter du projet V1sages 2 qui sera soumis au programme Partenariats pour l'amelioration des services de sante (PASS) des IRSC en...

At the interface of the community and the healthcare system: a longitudinal cohort to study evolving health and the impact of primary healthcare from the patient perspective.

2010/11-2012/13 • $348,247 • PI,CO
This is a research project that assembles a group of 2000 persons aged 25-to-75 years from the community to be followed over time. The goal of this project is to examine the effect of patient-centered and primary healthcare on the evolution of chronic illness burden and health functioning in the...

The Impact of Primary Care Teams on Multimorbidity (IMPCT)

2011/12 • $25,000 • PI,CO
This MPD grant proposal will bring together and create new synergies between researchers experienced in community-based PHC service delivery, multimorbidity, chronic disease management, mixed methods, modelling research, and evaluation research. The proposed team's program builds upon the work...

Chasms and Bridges in the Landscape of Patient-Centred Care for Persons with Chronic Conditions

2011/12 • $24,979 • PI,CO
The proposed Team Program of research will focus on two aspects of chronic disease care in Canada, both of which encompass patient-centred care: the relationship between patient and provider; and the transitions of care. Phase 1 is to identify the chasms and bridges in patient-centred care and...

Improving access to Evidence-Based Management of Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care

2011/12 • $23,853 • PI,CO
The Meeting, Planning and Dissemination opportunity will fund two meetings: one in Ottawa, ON (October 2011) and the other in Montreal, QC (January 2012). The specific objectives of the meetings will be to 1) pursue and strengthen the present collaboration with new members; 2) consolidate the...

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