Item List

Chart & Stethoscope

National HI Registry

Welcome to the Health Informatics section of our pilot project of creating a registry of health care health informatics, quality improvement, and patient safety projects across Canada launched Fall of 2021. Our aim is to increase collaboration between healthcare providers by sharing projects and solutions. Our vision is to have an easily searched and indexed registry to find the projects you are looking for!

We welcome contributions from all healthcare areas.

 

Visit our Google Form to contribute!

Mitigating staff risk in the workplace: the use of RFID technology during a COVID-19 pandemic and beyond

Planning/ Thinking stage

Interactive virtual cases for emergency medicine physicians during the COVID-19 pandemic

Chantal Forristal - chantal.forristal@gmail.com

Project complete

Future of blockchain in healthcare: potential to improve the accessibility, security, and interoperability of electronic health records

Planning/ Thinking stage

Helping clinicians and patients navigate electronic patient portals: ethical and legal principles

Project complete

Artificial intelligence in emergency medicine: A scoping review

Abirami Kirubarajan - sam1472@mail.harvard.edu

Planning/ Thinking stage

Epidemiologic features of medical emergencies in remote First Nations in northern Ontario: a cross-sectional descriptive study using air ambulance transport data

Dave Vanderburgh - davevanderburgh@gmail.com

Planning/ Thinking stage

Using administrative data on high system users to call for deeper health system interventions

Planning/ Thinking stage

A Multimodal Evaluation of an Emergency Department Electronic Tracking Board Utility Designed to Optimize Stretcher Utilization

Dirk Chisholm - dachisho@ualberta.ca

Project complete

Speed and accuracy of text-messaging emergency department electrocardiograms from a small community hospital to a provincial referral center

Frank Xavier Scheuermeyer - frank.scheuermeyer@gmail.com

Project complete

Implementation and Evaluation of a Wiki Involving Multiple Stakeholders Including Patients in the Promotion of Best Practices in Trauma Care: The WikiTrauma Interrupted Time Series Protocol

Patrick M. Archebault - patrick.m.archambault@gmail.com

Planning / Thinking Stage

Computer order entry systems in the emergency department significantly reduce the time to medication delivery for high acuity patients

Shahbaz Syed - asnsyed@gmail.com

Project complete

Do Patients Respond to Posted Emergency Department Wait Times: Time-Series Evidence From the Implementation of a Wait Time Publication System in Hamilton, Canada

Project complete

Co-designing discharge after emergency care (D.DEC)- Summary Report

Samuel Vaillancourt - sam.vaillancourt@utoronto.ca

Ongoing PDSA cycles

The Code Silver Exercise: a low-cost simulation alternative to prepare hospitals for an active shooter event

Julie J. Kim - julie.kim@lhsc.on.ca

Project complete

Artificial intelligence in emergency medicine: surmountable barriers with revolutionary potential

Planning/ Thinking stage

Challenges presented by a custodian-based medical record access system.

Planning/ Thinking stage

Data collection on patients in emergency departments
in Canada

Brian Rowe - emsgc@nshealth.ca

Planning/ Thinking stage

Predicting patient admission from the emergency department using administrative and diagnostic data

David Savage - dsavage@nosm.ca

Preliminary data gathering / Baseline

Artificial Intelligence in Emergency Medicine: Surmountable Barriers With Revolutionary Potential

Planning/ Thinking stage

Emergency Physician Use of the Alberta Netcare Portal, a Province-Wide Interoperable Electronic Health Record: Multi-Method Observational Study

Timothy AD Graham - tim.graham@ahs.ca

Preliminary data gathering / Baseline

The use of high-fidelity manikins for advanced life support training--A systematic review and meta-analysis

Adam Cheng - chenger@me.com

Preliminary data gathering / Baseline

Computerized physician order entry and decision support improves ED analgesic ordering for renal colic

Preliminary data gathering / Baseline

Impact of a standardized communication system on continuity of care between family physicians and the emergency department

Marc Afilalo - marc.afilalo@mcgill.ca

Project complete

Patient classification based on volume and case-mix in the emergency department and their association with performance

Farzad Zaerpour - f.zaerpour@uwinnipeg.ca

Project complete