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El Kebir Ghandour

El Kebir Ghandour
Faculté de médecine Université Laval · Médecine familiale et d'urgence

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MD, MSc, PhD

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Area of interest/expertise • Health Care Organization, Health Services research • Continuous quality improvement in primary care Care transition for frail elders• Patients with complex needs • Evaluation of complex innovations (formative, summative and developmental evaluation) • ehealth and electronic health Records implementation (EMR, EHR, ePHR) • Public health /Community health. Methodological expertise: •Reflexive practice/ Quality Improvement •Qualitative research / Mixed Method-Case studies •Knowledge synthesis (systematic /realistic/ meta-analysis) •Integrated Knowledge translation
Research Experience
May 2010 - December 2012
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec (CHUQ)
Position
  • Research Assistant

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Publications (30)
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Les technologies numériques jouent un rôle central dans les stratégies visant à améliorer l’accès, la qualité et l’efficience des soins et des services de santé. Toutefois, de nombreux projets en santé numérique n’ont pas réussi à devenir pérennes et être diffusés dans les organisations et systèmes de santé. Cette situation est en partie attribuabl...
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Avec le vieillissement de la population, l’augmentation de la prévalence des maladies chroniques (MC) et des facteurs de vulnérabilité socioéconomique, des millions de personnes dans le monde présentent des besoins en santé et en services sociaux de plus en plus complexes. Cependant, difficultés de définition, de conceptualisation et de reconnaissa...
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Background: Elderly patients discharged from hospital experience fragmented care, repeated and lengthy emergency department (ED) visits, relapse into their earlier condition, and rapid cognitive and functional decline. The Acute Care for Elders (ACE) program at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Canada uses innovative strategies, such as transition...
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Context: The Health System Impact (HSI) Fellowship, an innovative training program developed by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute of Health Services and Policy Research, provides PhD-trained health researchers with an embedded, experiential learning opportunity within a health system organization. Methods/design: An electron...
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The public health and social services system in Quebec is characterized by its integration of health services, social services and public health services. This integration lies at the heart of the vision of population-based responsibility and offers the potential to create substantial value for users, notably for seniors, who often have multiple or...
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L’objectif est de d’utiliser des sources de données médico-administratives québécoises pour caractériser la complexité des trajectoires des individus dans leur dernière année de vie grâce à leur profils démographiques, leur environnement et leur utilisation des services de santé afin d’améliorer leur prise en charge et leur qualité de vie. Les pri...
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Abstract Learning health systems necessitate interdependence between health and academic sectors and are critical to address the present and future needs of our health systems. This concept is being supported through the new Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Health System Impact (HSI) Fellowship, through which postdoctoral fellows are s...
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In 2016, Montfort hospital and CISSS Chaudière-Appalaches participated to national collaboration led by FCASS and Mount Sinai Hospital for implementing "Acute Care for Elders" (ACE) strategy. Each of the two hospitals tried to adapt ACE to local context, but with mixed results. we aim to compare ACE strategy adaptation/implementation in two hospita...
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Introduction: We aimed to describe and analyse the factors and conditions influencing ePHR adoption by primary healthcare professionals for the follow-up and management of chronic diseases, as perceived by healthcare professionals and health organization managers. Methods: A qualitative study was conducted in the context of an ePHR experimentati...
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Reorientation of health services and health promotion: a review of the situation The Ottawa Charter constitutes a major turning point in the world’s vision of health, resources and the strategies to be implemented in order to respond to the populations expectations in this field. However, these expectations are no longer limited to the conventional...
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Les dossiers de santé personnels électroniques (DSPé) pourraient avoir un impact important sur l'efficacité et l'efficience des soins, suscitant ainsi de plus en plus d'intérêt envers leur implantation et leur utilisation. Particulièrement dans les organisations de première ligne de soins, l'utilisation des DSPé peut contribuer à l'instauration de...
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In Canada, the healthcare system remains paper-laden, and EHR adoption by physicians lags behind many other industrial countries. Recent reviews identified individual and organizational factors as having the most important influence on EHR adoption and proposed taking a multidimensional perspective to study these adoption determinants. However, mos...
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Pour assurer des soins de santé sécuritaires, efficaces, pertinents et en temps opportun, l’accès à l’information, tant objective que subjective, est essentiel. Cependant, même si l’on dispose d’une grande quantité d’information sur le patient, celle-ci demeure souvent fragmentaire, éparse, désuète ou erronée. De surcroit, il est très rare que cett...
Technical Report
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Les changements provoqués par la Loi 1 modifiant l'organisation et la gouvernance du réseau de la santé et des services sociaux notamment par l'abolition des agences régionales1 (en vigueur depuis le 1er avril 2015) ont éveillé, et continuent d’éveiller, bien des questionnements. C’est dans ce contexte que l’organisation et l’avenir des soins et se...
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The translation of research into practices has been incomplete. Organizational readiness for change (ORC) is a potential facilitator of effective knowledge translation (KT). However we know little about the best way to assess ORC. Therefore, we sought to systematically review ORC measurement instruments. We searched for published studies in bibliog...
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Electronic personal health records (ePHR) allow patients to manage their health and to communicate with the health care team. These tools could have an impact on the effectiveness and efficiency of care, giving rise to more interest in their implementation and use. However, the scientific evidence on their benefits and potential effects remain insu...
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Electronic personal health records (ePHR) allow patients to manage their health and to communicate with the health care team. These tools could have an impact on the effectiveness and efficiency of care, giving rise to more interest in their implementation and use. However, the scientific evidence on their benefits and potential effects remain insu...
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Electronic personal health records (ePHR) allow patients to manage their health and to communicate with the health care team. These tools could have an impact on the effectiveness and efficiency of care, giving rise to more interest in their implementation and use. However, the scientific evidence on their benefits and potential effects remain insu...
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With the persistent gaps between research and practice in healthcare systems, knowledge translation (KT) has gained significance and importance. Also, in most industrialized countries, there is an increasing emphasis on managing chronic health conditions with the best available evidence. Yet, organizations aiming to improve chronic care (CC) requir...
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Several countries are in the process of implementing an Electronic Health Record (EHR), but limited physicians' acceptance of this technology presents a serious threat to its successful implementation. The aim of this study was to identify the main determinants of physician acceptance of EHR in a sample of general practitioners and specialists of t...
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The electronic health record (EHR) is an important application of information and communications technology (ICT) for the health care sector. The EHR is considered to have great potential to improve the quality, continuity, safety and effectiveness of health care. However, these benefits cannot be achieved without proper implementation which must n...
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ABSTRACT: Knowledge translation (KT) is an imperative in order to implement research-based and contextualized practices that can answer the numerous challenges of complex health problems. The Chronic Care Model (CCM) provides a conceptual framework to guide the implementation process in chronic care. Yet, organizations aiming to improve chronic car...

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