January 9, 2019: BMC Cancer published a CanIMPACT paper on the disparities in breast cancer diagnosis among immigrant women using administrative health data from Ontario and British Columbia. Please see our Publications section to learn more.
November 13, 2018: The International Journal of Population Data Science special issue on cross-centre work features a paper from CanIMPACT focusing on the process, challenges and lessons learned from creating four parallel administrative health datasets. Please see our Publications section to learn more.
September 17, 2018: CanIMPACT had a strong presence at the International Population Data Linkage Conference in Banff, Alberta on September 12-14. The abstracts from the presentations have been published in the International Journal of Population Data Science. Click here to view the abstracts.
February 5, 2018: CanIMPACT is pleased to announce the start of our pragmatic randomized controlled trial in the Ottawa region. We have partnered with the Champlain BASE eConsult team to develop and test a cancer specific modification of BASE eConsult that aims to facilitate communication between primary care providers and cancer specialists. We plan to recruit a total of 264 patients; 88 from each of diagnosis, treatment and survivorship phases of cancer care from The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre. This mixed methods study will include: patient questionnaires, usage metrics, hospital data, primary care provider surveys, and interviews with patients, primary care providers, cancer specialists, managers and administrators. Click here to learn more about our Intervention Study, or contact us.
April 27, 2017: The April 2017 issue of Current Oncology includes a collection of CanIMPACT articles from Phase 1 mixed methods research, a meeting report from our consultative workshop, and an article summarizing the development of two synthesis gigamaps in collaboration with the Social Innovation Lab at OCAD University. Please see our Publications section, or visit the journal website for the entire issue.
October 14, 2016: Canadian Family Physician October issue is dedicated to CanIMPACT research. Please see our Publications section for the CanIMPACT articles, or visit the journal website for the entire issue.
October 4, 2016: CanIMPACT mentioned in the Globe and Mail article “Breast cancer survivors call for better health-care integration“.
September 6, 2016: CanIMPACT published a systematic review of interventions to improve coordination between primary healthcare and oncology care. Please see our Publications section for more information or visit ESMO Open.