Closing A Critical HIV Prevention Gap
Demonstrating safety and effective delivery of daily oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as part of an HIV combination preventive intervention for sex workers in Kolkata and Mysore-Mandya, India
Why Bodies Matter in Patient and Public Engagement in Health Research
2018.05.09 - 12pm to 1pm
In order to build authentic and meaningful relationships between health researchers and patient/public partners ― which requires trust and understanding ― it is essential for everyone, including health researchers, to bring a level of self-awareness that may not have previously existed.
First efforts to optimize nursing see success
Long-time staff member Sharon Rempel looks after a patient in Stonewall. Reduced overtime for staff was among the goals achieved by the IERHA pilot project to deliver a LEAN approach to quality improvement.
Examining the Implementation of Preoperative Diagnostic Testing Guidelines in Manitoba
In Manitoba, as in other jurisdictions, audits have shown that many patients continue to receive unnecessary preoperative testing despite the existence of a province-wide guideline. In 2015, we undertook a multi-year project to design and implement knowledge translation strategies that we hypothesized would reduce unnecessary preoperative testing.
Engaging patients: Nursing researchers garner ‘seed’ funding
The research awardees each received $2000 as part of the award. While the money is helpful, some of the other benefits are equally if not more valuable for junior researchers including networking with past awardees, research supports, and free consultations regarding patient engagement.
Funding Award for Patient and Public Engagement in Health Research in the Design and Grant Development Phase - Spring 2018 Award Winners Announced
The George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation, in partnership with the Manitoba SPOR Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI), recently held their second round of callouts for the Funding Award for Patient and Public Engagement in Health Research in the Design and Grant Development Phase.
George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation and WRHA release interim evaluation of Healing our Health System plan
The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) released an interim evaluation of the first three months of the region's phase one of clinical consolidation.
Lunchtime Learning Series: Budgeting for Patient & Public Engagement in Health Research
Watch the YouTube video of Patient and Public Engagement Lead, Carolyn Shimmin's presentation.
Big Data Analytics in Healthcare
Data Science Director, Dr. Lisa Lix has been invited to be a guest editor for the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics "Call for Papers - Special Section on Big Data Analytics in Healthcare".
Visual and Automated Disease Analytics (VADA) Program Applications Now Open
The Visual and Automated Disease Analytics (VADA) Program is an innovative and joint initiative between the University of Manitoba and University of Victoria funded by the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) as part of its Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program.
The Manitoba Metadata Inventory
The Manitoba Metadata Inventory is part of the worldwide movement to make existing health data from randomized clinical trials (RCTs), observational, and cohort studies available for re-use. Data re-use initiatives have numerous benefits for health researchers, including re-examination of the accuracy of original study findings, and development of new studies about the long-term benefits and harms of treatments.
Massive Transfusion: Improving processes of care and clinical outcomes through systems change
2018.01.31 - 12pm to 1pm
Watch the YouTube video to learn about the impact CHI facilitated!
The facts about PAX
George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation researcher is studying a classroom program that promises to help protect kids against bullying, substance abuse and suicide
KnowledgeNudge Reader Survey
The KnowledgeNudge survey will gauge how well our content meets the needs of our readers, and to determine what you’d like to see more of in 2018.
CHI article makes the 2017 Altmetric Top 100 list
This year’s Altmetric Top 100 2017 features an article from the George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation - Knowledge Synthesis platform at position #33.
2018 Visual and Automated Disease Analytics (VADA) Summer School
2018.07.09 - 2018.07.13
The 2018 VADA Summer School will consist of: a student‐led research conference, a Big Data Challenge, and professional skill development sessions.
Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) Winnipeg
2018.05.24 - 12pm to 1pm
May 24 - Good Registration and Results Reporting Practices in Clinical Trials
When Making Important Health Decisions, are Systematic Reviews Really the Best Evidence?
2018.06.25 - 2018.06.26
June 25 & 26 Grand Rounds: When Making Important Health Decisions, are Systematic Reviews Really the Best Evidence? Workshop: How to Assess Evidence in Systematic Reviews: The GRADE Approach
Using R for Basic Stats
2018.06.05 - 2018.06.15
June 5, 8, 12, & 15, 2018 • 9:00 - 11:00 am This hands-on workshop will get you ready to do basic statistical analyses in R.
INFLUENCER - PLI Physician Leadership
2018.10.19 - 2018.10.20
Oct 19-20, 2018 • Two day session •8:00 am - 4:30 pm Canad Inns Health Sciences Centre, 720 William Ave, Winnipeg, MB
Crucial Conversations - Tools for Talking when Stakes are High
2018.11.15 - 2018.11.16
Crucial Conversations helps you master the skills you need to step up to high-stakes issues while remaining candid and respectful. Through this course, you will acquire the necessary skills to establish better relationships, gather divergent perspectives, and achieve better results – all strengths of a great leader.
Developing Guidelines and the GRADE Approach
2018.10.29 - 2018.11.01
October 29-November 1 – Four day workshop
Introduction to Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis
2018.10.22 - 2018.10.26
October 22-26, 2018 • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Registration opens September 2018. Space is limited.
Clinical Trials Graduate Course
2018.05.07 - 2018.06.26
May 7 - June 26 Students from Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Rehab faculties are welcome to attend.
KT Canada Scientific Meeting 2018
2018.06.07 - 2018.06.08
June 7 & 8 - The 2018 KT Canada Annual Scientific Meeting is being held on June 7th & 8th in Vancouver, BC, with the theme "Advancing the methods of patient-oriented knowledge translation research".
2018 Summer Institute - Keys to Collaboration
2018.05.14 - 2018.05.16
May 14-16 - Register for this patient-oriented research conference in Calgary where researchers, patients, clinicians, students, policy makers and more, gather to share insights, connect with colleagues and promote patient-oriented research.
Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) Winnipeg
2018.06.27 - 12pm to 1pm
June 27 - Converting Clinical Experience Into Good Research Questions