CFPC members , Dr. Richard Birtwhistle MD, CCFP, FCFP and Dr. Karim Keshavjee MD, CCFP provided the opening plenary presentations about the progress of the CPCSSN initiative at the 5th Annual Practice Based Research Network Conference hosted by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), June 24-26, 2009 in Bethesda, Maryland. The presentations shared details about the Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN) and preliminary results from this major, multi-practice based research network (PBRN) effort to monitor and understand chronic care management by primary care clinicians using EMRs in Canada. Click on Dr. Keshavjee’s to view his slides and click on Dr. Birtwhistle to view his slides.
Jyoti Kotecha’s “A Canadian Primary Care Chronic Disease Sentinel Surveillance” poster will be presented during the 20th Canadian Bioethics Society Conference in Hamilton, ON on June 12-13, 2009
Dr. Karim Keshavjee will present “Developing a primary care chronic disease surveillance network in Canada: Health informatics
challenges and proposed solutions” at e-Health 2009: Leadership in Action on June 2, 2009.
Dr. Richard Birtwhistle & Dr. Karim Keshavjee are announced as the keynote speakers at the upcoming AHRQ PBRN meeting in June in Washington DC.
Updated CPCSSN website draft now available.
Dr. Karim Keshavjee presents “Electronic Records: a challenge to our current surveillance approaches?” at the PHAC conference – Using Provincial & Territorial Health Administrative Data for Chronic Disease Surveillance – Challenges and Opportunities in Ottawa, ON.
Dr. Karim Keshavjee presents “Failure of Electronic Medical Records in Canada: A Failure of Policy or a Failure of Technology?” at the Information Technology and Communications in Health (ITCH) conference in Victoria, BC.
All four CPCSSN related submissions to the Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CASHPR) conference in Calgary for May were accepted!
A Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN): initial development and privacy issues
– Manca & Kotecha
Towards a primary care-based sentinel surveillance system for chronic disease in Canada: benefits and implications for public health and policies
– Lagacé & Lambert-Lanning
The Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network: creating data sources for primary care research in chronic disease
– Birtwhistle & Lambert-Lanning
Developing a Primary Care Electronic Medical Record Chronic Disease Surveillance Network in Canada, Data Quality and Lessons Learned
– Keshavjee & Mukhi