Better identifying potential high users of emergency services: a real learning health system in Québec

How do you build a learning health system? Where do you start? How does it work in practice? What are the results? Explore it in this video that documents the real-life case of improving the ability to identify patients at risk of becoming high users of emergency services, based on the V1SAGES programming of Professors Catherine Hudon and Maud-Christine Chouinard. The video is in French.

Environmental Scan: The use of patient-reported experience and outcomes (PREMs and PROMs)

Professor Marie-Ève Poitras' team conducted an environmental scan (practice identification study) to know the current state of knowledge and use of measures of health status and experience of care self-reported by patients in professional organizations as well as in organizations representing patients in Québec.

New provincial leadership for continuous quality improvement in the health and social services network

The Ministère de la santé et des services sociaux du Québec mandates the Unité de soutien au système de santé apprenant (SSA) Québec to structure and deploy continuous quality improvement (hereinafter referred to as CQI) in order to contribute to the emergence of a learning health system in which the scientific expertise recognized in CQI in Québec allows for the improvement of practices in the network.

The Unité de soutien SSA Québec helps the City of Québec adopt the Learning City model

On September 27, 2022, Quebec City unveiled its Active Mobility Vision 2023-2027 and its aspiration to become a learning city. The Unité de soutien SSA Québec is proud to contribute to the achievement of the City of Québec's goal and welcomes this sustainable health-oriented exercise that includes a co-construction with the population and is based on science.

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.

From medicine to the learning health system: the journey of Dr. Antoine Groulx

Discover the life trajectory of Dr. Antoine Groulx, Scientific Director of the Unité de soutien au système de santé apprenant du Québec. The student who became a doctor, a decision-maker, and then an ambassador, shares his awareness. Why does he want to change things? How did the patient/public/organizational partnership and the learning health system become essential for him?