HSPRN Members. From left: Gayathri Naganathan, Tommy Tam, Maude Laberge,  Allie Peckham
HSPRN at the 2014 CAHSPR Conference

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Monday May 12   (Pre-Conference Day)


Trainee Workshop, 1:00-4:00 pm. Writing Blogs and Op-Eds for health Services and Policy ResearchSponsored by the CAHSPR Student Working Group, HSPRN and Healthy Debate.

Tuesday May 13


Rapid Fire Poster, 8:15-8:30 am.; Poster, 9:45-11:00 am.  Patterns of Care for Children who are Persistently High Resource Utilizers: Implications for Policy.

 Posters, 9:45-11:00 am.

·         Adoption of New Innovations in Acute Care Hospitals  

·         Identification of structural components of primary care practices associated with                   lower hospital utilization

·         Impact of Health Literacy on Chronic Disease Management: A Literature Review

Panel, 1:00-2:15 pm. Who are the high-cost users? A method for person-centred attribution of health care spending.

Oral, 1:00-2:15 pm.  Transitions of Care--The hospital discharge experience of patients with complex chronic disease. 

Panel, 2:30-3:45 pm. QUALICO-PC in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand: Recruitment, Responses, and Initial Cross Country Comparison with Australia and New Zealand.

Oral, 2:30-3:45 pm.  Understanding the Characteristics and Health Care Utilization Patterns of Palliative and End-of-Life Patients in Ontario Using Administrative Datasets.

Wednesday May 14

Posters, 9:45 am - 11:00 am

·         Does socioeconomic status moderate the effect of increasing chronic disease                     burden on three-year survival in a population-based cohort?

·         Level of disability, multi-morbidity and breast cancer screening: Does severity                       matter?

·         Organizational Factors in Integrated Healthcare Delivery Models: A Review of                       Measurement Tools

Thursday May 15

Posters, 9:30 am - 10:45 am

·         Developing a Person-Centred Electronic Patient-Reported Outcome Tool: Findings               from focus groups with patients

·         Productivity of Primary Care Physicians in Ontario

·         The Health Care Cost of Dying: A Population-Based Examination across Health Care             Sectors in the Last Year of Life

Panel, 1:15-2:30 pm. Solutions in primary health care for high users of health care.

Oral, 1:15 - 2:30 pm. The comorbidity pattern and the quality of diabetes care in Ontario.

Oral, 1:15 - 2:30 pm. Effectiveness of policies to improve diabetes care and outcomes: the case of British Columbia and Alberta