Maxime Sasseville

Maxime Sasseville
Laval University | ULAVAL

PhD

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Introduction
Maxime Sasseville is a adjunct professor at Université Laval and researcher at VITAM research center on sustainable health. Maxime research interests are in psychometrics, measure development, PROM clinical use and implementation ,multimorbidity and mere-measurement effect.
Additional affiliations
December 2018 - present
University of Québec in Chicoutimi
Position
  • Professor
Education
August 2019 - March 2022
Laval University
Field of study
June 2014 - July 2019
Université de Sherbrooke
Field of study
  • Health sciences research

Publications

Publications (43)
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Background Lifestyle factors have been associated mostly with individual chronic diseases. We investigated the relationship between lifestyle factors (individual and combined) and the co-occurrence of multiple chronic diseases. Methods Cross-sectional analysis of results from the Program of Research on the Evolution of a Cohort Investigating Healt...
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Free access until December 15: https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1V-uP4jxxs6FT Background: Although chronic disease management interventions for persons with multimorbidity are offered in primary healthcare, a strong evidence base supporting such interventions is still lacking. Part of this problem is due to the heterogeneity in the use of outcome me...
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Purpose: We aimed to develop a consensus-based set of core outcomes specifically for studies in multimorbidity. Methods: We undertook a consensus study following the COS-STAR (Core Outcome Set-STAndards for Reporting) guidelines for the design and reporting of core outcome sets. A Delphi panel of experts completed a web-based survey with 2 round...
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Background Multimorbidity is a complex health situation that requires interventions tailored to patient needs; the outcomes of such interventions are difficult to evaluate. The purpose of this study was to describe the outcomes of patient-centred interventions for people with multimorbidity from the patients’ and healthcare providers’ perspectives....
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Introduction : Les approches de synthèses de connaissances classiques peuvent s’avérer difficiles à entreprendre en raison de leur complexité et risquent de s’éloigner de la réalité de la problématique à laquelle elles tentent de répondre. L’objectif de cet article est de présenter une démarche méthodologique pour réaliser une synthèse des connaiss...
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Digital technologies are increasingly empowering individuals to take charge of their health and improve their well-being. However, there are disparities in access related to demographic, economic, and sociocultural factors that result in exclusion from the use of digital technologies for different groups of the population. The development of digita...
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Objective As worldwide population aging is accelerating, innovative technologies are being developed to support independent living among community-dwelling older adults with mild cognitive decline. However, the successful implementation of these interventions is often challenging. Until now, literature on implementation issues related to the specif...
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Background: Interactive conversational agents, also known as "chatbots," are computer programs that use natural language processing to engage in conversations with humans to provide or collect information. Although the literature on the development and use of chatbots for health interventions is growing, important knowledge gaps remain, such as ide...
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Background Improving eHealth literacy (eHL) is one of the biggest challenges currently facing the global healthcare community. Indeed the use of digital services has the potential to engage patients in care as well as improve the effectiveness of chronic disease self-management, it remains highly dependent on a patient’s specific skills and experie...
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Background: The advanced access model was developed 20 years ago and has been implemented in several countries. We aimed to revise and operationalize the pillars and subpillars of the advanced access model based on its contemporary practice by profes- sionals in primary health care. Methods: This multimethod sequential study was informed by a liter...
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BACKGROUND Dementia is one of the main public health priorities for current and future societies worldwide. Over the past years, eHealth solutions have added numerous promising solutions to enhance the health and wellness of people living with dementia-related cognitive problems, and their primary caregivers. Previous studies show that an environme...
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Background: Dementia is one of the main public health priorities for current and future societies worldwide. Over the past years, eHealth solutions have added numerous promising solutions to enhance the health and wellness of people living with dementia-related cognitive problems and their primary caregivers. Previous studies have shown that an en...
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BACKGROUND Interactive conversational agents, also known as “chatbots”, are computer programs that use natural language processing to engage in conversations with humans to provide or to collect information. Although the literature on the development and use of chatbots for health interventions is growing, there are still important knowledge gaps t...
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Background: Interactive conversational agents, also known as "chatbots," are computer programs that use natural language processing to engage in conversations with humans to provide or collect information. Although the literature on the development and use of chatbots for health interventions is growing, important knowledge gaps remain, such as id...
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Background The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly affected the health and care of older adults, with particularly negative consequences for those residing in long-term care homes (LTCH) and retirement homes (RH). To inform the implementation of interventions with the most potential for impact, Healthcare Excellence Canada identified six promising pra...
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The modern context of mental health interventions asks for an inclusion of digital solutions to the face-to-face approach, providing better access and reduced inequity for patients. The current classification of digital mental health interventions can be system specific (mobile apps) or general (virtual therapy), which causes inadequacy in applicat...
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The prevalence of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and mild neurocognitive disorder (mNCD) are steadily increasing in Canada. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) in health represent an innovation to promote home care and autonomy for people with various degrees of cognitive impairment. The objective of this study is to develop a web‐ba...
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Introduction Timely access is one of the cornerstones of strong primary healthcare (PHC). New models to increase timely access have emerged across the world, including advanced access (AA). Recently in Quebec, Canada, the AA model has spread widely across the province. The model has largely been implemented by PHC professionals with important varia...
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PurposeEvidence supporting multimorbidity-adapted interventions is scarce, mostly due to a lack of adapted outcome measures. Measurement constructs for a novel patient-reported outcome measure (PROM) were defined in previous studies using a literature review, a qualitative description from stakeholders, and an item pool identification process. The...
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Objective A patient-centred care interdisciplinary pragmatic intervention to support self-management for patients with multimorbidity was implemented in one region of Quebec, Canada. This embedded study aimed to evaluate the process of implementation. Design A descriptive qualitative study was conducted in 2016–2017 using semistructured individual...
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Background: A rapid review of systematic reviews was conducted to assess the effectiveness of digital mental health interventions for people with a chronic disease. Although it provided an overview of the evidence, it offered limited understanding of ethe types of interventions that were the most effective. The aim of this study was to perform a me...
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Objective Determine the effectiveness of digital mental health interventions for individuals with a concomitant chronic disease. Design We conducted a rapid review of systematic reviews. Two reviewers independently conducted study selection and risk of bias evaluation. A standardised extraction form was used. Data are reported narratively. Interv...
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A poster created for a public communication contest at the VITAM research center on sustainable health.
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Background: Understanding the outcomes of multimorbidity-adapted interventions from the perspective of patients and providers is essential to research and practice in this population, but is currently lacking. The purpose of this study was to describe the outcomes of patient-centred interventions for people with multimorbidity from the patients’ an...
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Background: Multimorbidity is a complex health situation that requires interventions tailored to patient needs; the outcomes of such interventions are difficult to evaluate. The purpose of this study was to describe the outcomes of patient-centred interventions for people with multimorbidity from the patients’ and healthcare providers’ perspectives...
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Multimorbidity increases care needs among people with chronic diseases. In order to support communication between patients, their informal caregivers and their healthcare teams, we developed CONCERTO+, a patient portal for chronic disease management in primary care. A user-centered design comprising 3 iterations with patients and informal caregiver...
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Aim To describe activities and outcomes of a cross-team capacity building strategy that took place over a five-year funding period within the broader context of 12 community-based primary health care (CBPHC) teams. Background In 2013, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research funded 12 CBPHC Teams (12-Teams) to conduct innovative cross-jurisdicti...
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Background: Multimorbidity challenges the health-care system and requires innovative approaches. In 2015, a 4-month patient-centred interdisciplinary pragmatic intervention was implemented in primary care with the aim of supporting self-management for patients with multimorbidity. Objective: To explore the perceptions and experiences of health-c...
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Context: Chronic disease management and support interventions in primary health care are studied for people with multiple chronic diseases (multimorbidity - MM). The results of these interventions are still mixed and inconclusive. Authors have advanced that it could be due to a lack of measures adapted to MM. This study aimed to develop an instrume...
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Purpose Multimorbidity is commonly defined and measured using condition counts. The UK National Institute for Health Care Excellence Guidelines for Multimorbidity suggest that a medication-orientated approach could be used to identify those in need of a multimorbidity approach to management. Objectives To compare the accuracy of medication-based a...
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Background: Chronic disease prevention and management programs are usually single-disease oriented. Our objective was to evaluate an intervention that targeted multiple chronic conditions and risk factors. Methods: We conducted a pragmatic randomized controlled trial involving patients aged 18-75 years with at least 1 of the targeted chronic con...
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Background The purpose of this research was to explore the predictive factors (patient-related and intervention-related) of effects of an interdisciplinary and patient-centered chronic disease prevention and management (CDPM) intervention in an adult population with chronic diseases seen in primary healthcare (PHC). Methods This work presents the s...
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The journal club as a teaching strategy to develop evidence-based practice for undergraduate students in nursing Introduction: contemporary nursing practice requires constant updating of knowledge, especially in regards to research results found in academic or scientific papers. Context: as part of the university curriculum in nursing, students mus...
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INTRODUCTION: Contemporary nursing practice requires constant updating of knowledge, especially in regards to research results found in academic or scientific papers.
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Chronic diseases represent a major challenge for health care and social services. A number of people with chronic diseases require more services due to characteristics that increase their vulnerability. Given the burden of increasingly vulnerable patients on primary care, a pragmatic intervention in four Family Medicine Groups (primary care practic...

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