Snapshot of the use of Teleconsultations

Supported by the Unité de soutien SSA Québec, Mylaine Breton, a researcher at the Université de Sherbrooke, and her team have drawn up a portrait of the level of implementation of teleconsultations in the COVID-19 context and their advantages and disadvantages compared to in-person medical visits. Read the results of an environmental scan on the use of teleconsultations in the front line and its conclusions.

ENGAGE: participatory methods and visual and auditory tools to get vulnerable populations involved in research

How can you get vulnerable people and those with low literacy levels involved in health research? How can you reduce barriers between university researchers and members of the community? Co-built by community-based organizations and members of the Canadian and international research communities, ENGAGE is a bilingual website offering participatory methods, as well as visual and auditory tools.

Écosanté: enhancing knowledge, competencies and collaboration opportunities related to health economics

Objective Écosanté aims to enhance knowledge, competencies and collaboration opportunities related to health economics, in particular health economic assessment. Team The project is led by a group of health economics experts. A Quebec-wide effort, the project includes researchers from each of the four RUISSSs. It is co-managed by Maude Laberge, assistant professor in the operations […]


ACCÈS RECHERCHE is a platform for accessing research facilitation services, developed in partnership with Réseau-1 Québec, to provide research capacity to frontline clinical settings, as well as advisory services to researchers on methodology, clinical realities, writing protocols, recruitment, dissemination, letters of support and cost estimates.


Learning platform designed to link the queries of care and research teams with information systems specific to each data custodian. It allows data to be transmitted securely to other secure third-party systems through which the requesting unit can access it.

CONECT-6: the first case-finding tool to rapidly identify patients suffering from chronic disease with complex health needs

Dr. Catherine Hudon and her team published a study entitled “CONECT-6: a case-finding tool to identify patients with complex health needs” on the development and validation of the tool in BMC Health and Services Research. This approach will allow for early intervention for those at risk of high use of emergency services.

ReaffectMD designated as the official Quebec platform for tracking and reassigning medical staff during the COVID-19 pandemic

As of April 2020, the ReaffectMD platform, developed in collaboration with the Data Access component of the Unité de soutien SRAP du Québec, was designated as the official Quebec platform for tracking and reassigning medical staff (physicians) across the province to meet emerging needs related to COVID-19.