Cristina Catallo

Cristina Catallo
Ryerson University · School of Nursing

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August 2008 - present
Ryerson University
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  • Professor (Associate)

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Publications (29)
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Purpose A conceptual framework for collaboratively based integrated health and social care (IHSC) integration is proposed to aid in understanding how to accomplish IHSC. Design/methodology/approach This model is based on extant literature of successfully IHSC initiatives. Findings The model aims to identify enabling integration factors that suppo...
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Canada's healthcare and social services systems are failing vulnerable older adults. Care for high risk older Canadians (over 65) is not optimal in Canada. They comprise one of the highest healthcare user groups in Canada. In Ontario, they make up more than half of the top 5% that consume over 55% of healthcare resources. There is a priority to red...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to develop a case definition of integrated health and social services initiatives that serve older adults, and will provide characteristics to aid in the identification of such initiatives. The case definition is intended to ease the identification of integrated health and social care initiatives. Design/method...
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Knowledge translation has been defined as the synthesis, dissemination, exchange and ethically sound application of knowledge to improve health, resulting in a stronger health-care system. Using KT activities to aid in the adoption of evidence into practice can address current health-care challenges such as increasing organizational practice standa...
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Registered nurses with graduate preparation are in a unique position to act as knowledge brokers owing to their extensive clinical experience and ability to be seen as a credible and respected resource by their peers. Nurse knowledge brokers can bridge the gap between research producers and those that need evidence for decision-making and support c...
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Abstract Nurses have great potential to contribute to the development of health policy through political action. We undertook a systematic website review of international- and national-level professional nursing organizations to determine how they engaged registered nurses in health policy activities, including policy priority setting, policy goals...
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A complement to in-hospital educational interventions is web-based patient education accessed during the home recovery period. While findings demonstrate the effectiveness of web-based patient education interventions on patient outcomes, they fall short of identifying the characteristics that are associated with desired outcomes. The purpose of thi...
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Background: Health policymakers work in organizations that involve multiple competing demands and limited time to make decisions. Influential international policy organizations continue to publish guidance and recommendations without the use of high-quality research evidence. Few studies have described the process with which governments, including...
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Objectives This paper examines the development of a globally accessible online Registry of Knowledge Translation Methods and Tools to support evidence-informed public health. Methods A search strategy, screening and data extraction tools, and writing template were developed to find, assess, and summarize relevant methods and tools. An interactive...
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Little is known about how to systematically integrate complex qualitative studies within the context of randomized controlled trials. A two-phase sequential explanatory mixed methods study was conducted in Canada to understand how women decide to disclose intimate partner violence in emergency department settings. Mixing a RCT (with a subanalysis o...
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POLICY BrIEf 16 (BrIDGE SErIES) This policy brief is one of a new series to meet the needs of policy-makers and health system managers. The aim is to develop key messages to support evidence-informed policy-making and the editors will continue to strengthen the series by working with authors to improve the consideration given to policy options and...
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Health system policy-makers, stakeholders and knowledge brokers (including researchers) can learn a great deal from one another by working together. However, most existing knowledge-sharing mechanisms rely on traditional one-way communication with minimal dialogue between expert and audience.
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This policy brief is one of a new series to meet the needs of policy-makers and health system managers. The aim is to develop key messages to support evidence-informed policy-making and the editors will continue to strengthen the series by working with authors to improve the consideration given to policy options and implementation. © World Health O...
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Most existing organizational models for knowledge brokering comprise a set of design features that reflect an evolving effort, typically by researchers and research organizations, to balance a variety of competing objectives such as independence and relevance. These design features are rarely selected to optimize the match between form, function (k...
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Good health systems depend on well-informed decision-making. However, most types of information-packaging mechanism used by knowledge- brokering organizations in Europe to convey health systems information to decision-makers employ traditional scientific formats and are not prepared in a way that makes it easy for policy-makers and stakeholders to...
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To report a study of processes used by women to disclose intimate partner violence to healthcare professionals in urban emergency department settings. Women seek emergency care for impairment related to intimate partner violence yet face barriers non-judgmental and supportive care. A two-phase sequential explanatory mixed methods study. The study w...
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. The transtheoretical model of change (TTM) was used as a framework to examine the steps that women took to disclose intimate partner violence (IPV) in urban emergency departments. Methods . Mapping methods portrayed the evolving nature of decisions that facilitated or inhibited disclosure. This paper is a secondary analysis of qualitative data fr...
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Violence against women is a serious health and social problem for women worldwide. Researchers have investigated the broad physical and mental health consequences of violence against women but few have focused on immigrant and refugee women. We assessed the history of violence and the impairment of physical and mental health among 60 women particip...
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Knowledge translation (KT) is a rapidly growing field that is becoming an integral part of research protocols. This meeting report describes one group's experience at the 2009 KT Canada Summer Institute in developing an end-of-grant KT plan for a randomized control trial proposal. Included is a discussion of the process, challenges, and recommendat...
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Survey Instrument. The survey instrument used to collect data from the university and college programs participating in the study.
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The current project undertook a province-wide survey and environmental scan of educational opportunities available to future health care providers on the topic of intimate partner violence (IPV) against women. A team of experts identified university and college programs in Ontario, Canada as potential providers of IPV education to students in healt...
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This mixed methods study seeks to explain women's decision making regarding intimate partner violence disclosure in urban emergency departments. It contributed to an overall program of research led by Dr. H.L. MacMillan examining the effectiveness of screening in health care settings to reduce violence and improve the quality of women's lives. ^ Th...

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