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Improving a care trajectory related to respiratory infections: RUISSS McGill activates the PATIenTS program in its territory

As part of the PATIenTS program, the RUISSS McGill is launching its project to improve a care trajectory related to respiratory infections.

Feb 3, 2023
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The Unité de soutien SSA Québec supports the new Chair in Sustainable Health Research

As a patient partner on the steering committee of the Unité de soutien SSA Québec, Guy Poulin has unequivocally stimulated our commitment to sustainable health, an approach that improves life trajectories by taking intersectorality into account.

Feb 3, 2023
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Dr. Marie-Dominique Beaulieu appointed to the Order of Canada

Dr. Marie-Dominique Beaulieu, the first Scientific Director of the Unité de soutien SSA Québec (formerly the Unité de soutien SRAP du Québec), has been appointed a Member of the Order of Canada.

Jan 24, 2023
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Annual meeting of the French and English-speaking indigenous patient partners circles of the Unité de soutien SSA Québec

In December 2022, the Unité de soutien SSA Québec held its annual meeting of Francophone and Anglophone Indigenous patient partners circles: a day rich in discussions and several avenues of reflection to make the health system more culturally safe for the Indigenous populations.

Jan 9, 2023
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Understanding research: a website to demystify the basic concepts of research

The Understanding Research site aims to demystify the basic concepts of research. Videos, glossary and guide are available.

Jan 9, 2023
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New PATIenTS program: 4 tangible projects to improve life trajectories in Quebec

Through the PATIenTS program, the activation of the Québec learning health system (LHS) is being carried out in the RUISSS territories of Québec through four tangible projects over a one-year period.

Dec 20, 2022
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New mission for the Unité de soutien SSA Québec: supporting the continuous improvement of the health system

The Unité de soutien au système de santé apprenant (SSA) Québec has had its funding renewed as a provincial unit of the national network of the Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research until March 31, 2026, and has made continuous improvement of the Québec health system a joint project with the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux du Québec.

Dec 12, 2022
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Antoine Groulx receives the ASPQ Sustainable Health Research Distinction Award

Dr. Antoine Groulx, Scientific Director of the Unité de soutien SSA Québec, was awarded the Distinction Santé Durable research prize by the Association pour la santé publique du Québec (ASPQ).

Dec 1, 2022
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Activity Report 2021-2022 by the Unité de soutien SSA Québec

We are excited to share with you what our team has accomplished in the year 2021-2022.

Dec 1, 2022
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SSA-RUISSS teams to build Québec's learning health system capacity in the field

The Unité de soutien au système de santé apprenant (SSA) Québec is proud to announce the launch of the SSA-RUISSS teams in Québec. The Unit thus ensures that the four University Health and Social Services Networks (hereafter referred to as RUISSS) are firmly anchored in the field.

Nov 28, 2022
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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.

Nov 11, 2022
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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.

Nov 7, 2022
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