Michael E. Green


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Indigenous Primary Health Care and Policy Research (IPHCPR) Network in Alberta

2019/20-2020/21 • $1,050,000 • PI,CO,Other
The Indigenous Primary Health Care and Policy Research (IPHCPR) Network will support researchers, health system leadership, health service providers and Indigenous community to come together to build knowledge for improving primary health care (PHC) for Indigenous peoples. The Network will...

Mno Nimkodadding Geegi (We Are All Connected): The Ontario Node of the Indigenous Mentorship Network Program

2017/18-2020/21 • $1,020,860 • PI,CO
Building from an Anishinabe concept, Mno Nimkodadding Geegi (translation: "we are all connected"), the fundamental philosophy guiding the Ontario node of the Indigenous Mentorship Network Program (IMNP) is a steadfast commitment to growing, supporting and sustaining a comprehensive community of...

Determining the impact of a physiotherapist-led primary care model for low back pain - A cluster randomized controlled trial

2019/20-2020/21 • $621,509 • PI,CO
Low back pain (LBP) is a leading cause of disability, is one of the most common reasons for visiting a family doctor, and costs the Canadian health care system between $6 and $12 billion a year. A growing population that is increasing in age and experiencing more chronic health concerns is...

Educating For Equity: Indigenous Patient Empowerment through Critical Education of Patients and Physicians in Addressing Social Pathways to Diabetes

2018/19-2020/21 • $571,455 • PI
Drawing on the scientifically rigorous and adaptable Educating for Equity (E4E) care framework, we aim to translate an existing knowledge tool for use within a progressive, interactive and learner-centered approach to diabetes for patient psycho-education and physician training. We will examine...

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...

The CUP Study: Comparative analysis of centralized waitlist effectiveness, policies, and innovations for Connecting Unattached Patients to primary care providers

2019/20-2020/21 • $325,284 • PI,CO
Background: People who have access to a regular primary care provider (family doctor or nurse practitioner) receive better and more appropriate care and have better health outcomes than those who do not. Across Canada, 15% of people do not have a regular provider (i.e. are "unattached...

Evaluation of Health Links in the South East Local Health Integration Network

2019/20-2020/21 • $210,330 • PI,CO,Other
Background: Many jurisdictions in Canada and worldwide have implemented coordinated care plans (CCPs) to support "high cost" patients with healthcare system navigation, and to influence social determinants of health. However, evaluations of the effectiveness of CCPs have found mixed results....

Enhancing Indigenous Health as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Developing Indigenous Patient Experience Indicators of High Quality Virtual Primary Care

2020/21 • $199,321 • PI,CO,Other
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, rapid shifts in the delivery of primary health care (PHC) services to virtual care models occurred in Canada. Insufficient access to primary care may undermine both the capacity to prevent transmission of COVID-19 infection, as well as effectively manage...

Intergenerational impacts of diabetes among First Nations mothers and their children

2020/21 • $100,000 • PI,CO
Nearly 2½ million people are affected by diabetes in Canada, but rates among First Nations people are much higher compared to other people in Canada. We recently completed a collaborative project between academic researchers and First Nations partners to study the impact of diabetes on First...

Imaging use for low back pain by primary care practitioners

2017/18-2019/20 • $707,626 • PI,CO
Low back pain is one of the biggest public health problems in Canada. Clinical practice guidelines consistently recommend that diagnostic imaging (for example x-rays, MRI and CT scans) is not performed routinely on people with low back pain because imaging is expensive and offers no help in...

Transformation of Indigenous Primary Healthcare Delivery (FORGE AHEAD): Enhancement and Adaptation of Community-driven Innovations and Scale-up Toolkits

2016/17-2019/20 • $652,110 • PI,CO,Other
In Canada, there are significant disparities between the health status of Indigenous peoples and the general population with respect to diabetes. Community-driven innovations, activated by quality improvement processes, have the potential to reform local healthcare. The goal of the proposed...

Managing chronic pain in primary care-linking clinical and administrative data to identify opportunities for quality improvement

2017/18-2019/20 • $108,500 • Scholarship/Fellowship,Other
Heart failure affects one million Canadians, with at least 50,000 new patients diagnosed each year. Current guidelines suggest that patients with heart failure (HF) be treated in a specialized, multidisciplinary clinic. The largest of these HF clinics is located at the Ted Rogers and Family...

IDEATE (InDigEnous heAlTh Equity) Network for Primary Health Care and Policy Research in Alberta

2018/19 • $75,000 • PI,CO,Other
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) Calls to Action envision a roadmap for health service leaders in realizing health equity for Indigenous peoples. Complex systemic social inequities arising from the legacy of colonization results in deep disparities of health outcomes for...

Transformation of Indigenous Primary Healthcare Delivery (FORGE AHEAD): Community-driven Innovations and Strategic Scale-up Toolkits

2013/14-2016/17 • $2,500,000 • PI,CO,Other
In Canada, significant disparities between the health status of Indigenous peoples and the general population exist, particularly for chronic diseases such as diabetes. There is a pressing need to shift the present episodic care focus common to most First Nations communities, to one that...

Educating for equity: Exploring how health professional education can reduce disparities in chronic disease care and improve outcomes for Indigenous populations.

2010/11-2016/17 • $1,178,500 • PI,CO
Indigenous people in Canada, Australia and New Zealand experience a greater burden of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and mental illness than non-Indigenous people. This is partly due to differences in access to health care and in the standard of care received. Indigenous...

Determining the impact of a new physiotherapist led primary care model for low back pain - A pilot study for a cluster randomized controlled trial

2016/17 • $100,000 • PI,CO,Other
Low back pain (LBP) is a leading cause of disability, is one of the most common reasons for visiting a family doctor, and costs the Canadian health care system between $6 and $12 billion a year. A growing population that is increasing in age and experiencing more chronic health concerns is...

Transformation of Indigenous Primary Healthcare Delivery (FORGE AHEAD): Enhancement and Adaptation of Community-driven Innovations and Scale-up Toolkits

2016/17 • $5,744 • PI,CO,Other
Given the dramatic rise and impact of chronic disease and gaps in care in Indigenous communities, a shift from the existing episodic healthcare model common in Indigenous communities to one that integrates prevention and chronic disease management is needed. To assist with this transition, the...

A Comparative Analysis of Centralized Waiting Lists for Unattached and Complex Patients Implemented in Six Canadian Provinces

2015/16 • $98,110 • PI,CO,Other
Many Canadians do not have a regular family doctor. A lot of these people are sick, poor, immigrant or alone and would really benefit from having a family doctor. Not having a family doctor makes it harder to get the care they need and, so, they go to the emergency more often and are less...

Mno Nimkodadding Geegi "We Are All Connected": The Central Region IMNP

2015/16 • $20,000 • PI,CO
Building from an Anishinabe concept, Mno Nimkodadding Geegi (translation: "we are all connected"), the fundamental philosophy guiding our proposed Central Region IMNP is our steadfast commitment to sustaining and expanding a comprehensive community of Indigenous health trainees and researchers,...

Towards closing the gap: using evidence to identify the need for investments in primary health care services on BC First Nation reserves

2010/11-2013/14 • $360,548 • PI,CO
The objective of this study is to document the relationship between access to primary healthcare services available on First Nations reserves in British Columbia, community control and avoidable hospitalizations (that is hospitalization for conditions that could be in a primary healthcare...

Strategic Planning to Support First Nations Communities Participating in the FORGE AHEAD Program

2013/14 • $24,997 • PI,CO,Other
The proposed planning activities, including a face-to-face meeting, will enhance existing partnerships as well as foster the development of new partnerships by bringing together members of a national steering committee that includes First Nations (FN) community representatives, academic...

Health Quality Ontario (HQO) Primary Care Learning Collaboratives: Lessons Learned from a Mixed Method Evaluation of a Provincial QI Program

2013/14 • $24,958 • PI,CO,Other
The evaluation of primary healthcare quality improvement (QI) programs and the wide dissemination of the results from these evaluations are essential in helping us understand their impact on improving actual patient care and the delivery of healthcare in Canada. In Ontario, a team of researchers...

Anisnwabe Kenendazone: building from the Ottawa ACADRE

2010/11 • $308,333 • PI,CO
Anisnabe Kekendazone (AK) will develop a Network Environment for Aboriginal Health Research between 5 universities (Ottawa, Montreal, McGill, Carleton and Queens), building on the work of the Ottawa ACADRE. This will increase the stake of Aboriginal communities in university research through...

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