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January 21 2016

A test available on Psychomédia website assesses decisional conflict !

Patient involvement in medical decisions is important in terms of patient values. A test available on Psychomédia website assesses decisional conflict over a decision between you and your doctor.

Do you participate effectively in medical decisions that concern you ? Take the test !

December 23 2015

Our team contributes to an article published in "BMC Health Services Research"

Our team contributes to an article published in "BMC Health Services Research" entitled : Opens external link in new windowPortrait of rural emergency departments in Québec and utilization of the provincial emergency department management Guide: cross sectional survey

Rural EDs in Québec are staffed by relatively new graduates working as solo physicians in well-resourced and moderately busy (by rural standards) EDs. The provincial ED management Guide may have contributed to this model of service attribution. However, the majority of rural ED staff report limited knowledge or use of the provincial ED management Guide and increased efforts at disseminating this Guide are warranted.

Authors :  Fleet R, Poitras J, Archambault P, Tounkara FK, Chauny JM, Ouimet M, Gauthier J, Dupuis G, Tanguay A, Lévesque JF, Simard-Racine G, Haggerty J, Légaré F.

December 23 2015


From the team of the Canada Research Chair in Implementation of Shared Decision Making in Primary Care!


December 17 2015

Our team obtains a grant from the CIHR for the dissemination of research results within the network of Librairies of the City of Québec

Our team obtained a $10 000 grant from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research in the competition Subvention planification et dissémination - Programme d'appui communautaire des instituts for the project entitled: Favoriser la participation des individus aux décisions en santé: dissémination des résultats de recherche en décision partagée dans le réseau des bibliothèques.


December 17 2015

Our team receives a CIHR grant to conduct a knowledge synthesis

Congratulations to Matthew MenearFrance Légaré and colleagues who received a $100 000 CIHR grant to conduct a knowledge synthesis. The project is entitled: Realist review of strategies and impacts of service user and family engagement in collaborative mental health care.

December 17 2015

Agathe Delanoë receives a Desjardins scholarship !

Congratulations to Agathe Delanoë for obtaining a Desjardins scholarship for research and innovation for her research project entitled: Opens external link in new windowHealth literacy in pregnant women and their intention to use a patient decision aid in the context of prenatal screening for Trisomy 21.

Desjardins gives a $2 million grant at the Fondation du CHU de Québec to help promising young researchers to fund their research.

Opens external link in new windowClick here to read more about grant.

Article in the Journal de Québec

December 14 2015

Noémie Roy receives a interdisciplinary scholarship !

Congratulations to Noémie Roy for obtaining a $12 500 Interdisciplinary Fellowship Award from TVN.

The TVN Interdisciplinary Fellowship Program is unique in going beyond traditional academic and clinical training opportunities within disciplines, offering enriched experiential learning based on the concept of interdisciplinary collaboration. See more at: Opens external link in new window

Noémie is supervised by Mme Carole Després, professor at the Architecture School of Université Laval, and co-supervised by Dr France Légaré. A good example of collaboration between medecine and architecture ! Opens external link in new windowDecision aid for older adults facing relocation

December 11 2015

Our team contributes to an article published in "BMC Emergency Medicine"

Our team contributes to an article published in "BMC Emergency Medicine" entitled : Opens external link in new windowA majortity of rural emergency departements in the province of Quebec use point-of-care ultrasound: a cross-sectional survey

Point-of-care ultrasound use in rural emergency departments in the province of Quebec appears to be relatively widespread. Access to training programs is a barrier to greater use.

Authors : Léger P, Fleet R, Maltais-Giguère J, Plant J, Piette É, Légaré F, Poitras J.


December 09 2015

Publication of a full report on the state of play in person-centered care

In 2015, the Health Foundation commissioned Health Policy Partnership to undertake an international environment scan of the field of person-centred care.

Dre France Légaré has been identified as a key contributor for her expertise in the field. 

For more information :Opens external link in new window

December 08 2015

Our team publishes a new article in "BMC Research Notes"

Our team has published an article in BMC Research Notes entitled :Opens external link in new window In for a penny, in for a pound: the effect of pre-engaging healthcare organizations on their subsequent participation in trials

Given that significantly more HSSCs directors who signed letters of intent followed through with study participation, pre-engagement with trial sites during proposal development appears to improve recruitment.

Authors: Garvelink MM, Freitas A, Menear M, Brière N, Stacey D, Légaré F.

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