SPHERU collaborates on new realist synthesis project

February 3, 2017

A SPHERU faculty member has collaborated with colleagues across the country to win a competition for a $70,000 grant.

Dr. Nazeem Muhajarine, along with colleagues in Quebec, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland learned in mid-December they had won the competition for the operating grant: Pan-Canadian SPOR (Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research) Network in Primary & Integrated Health Care Innovations -- Knowledge Synthesis.

A committee reviewed the following project the group submitted, “Case management in primary care to improve outcomes among frequent users of health care services with chronic conditions: a realist synthesis of what works for whom and in what circumstances.”

The group proposed to review cases of people with chronic illnesses who frequently access health care services. The project team includes patients, decision and policy makers, as well as practitioners. 


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