Cécile Vialaron's research while affiliated with Université de Montréal and other places

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Context During the COVID-19 pandemic, restrictions were imposed on visits in hospitals in the province of Quebec, Canada in an effort to reduce the risk of viral exposure by minimizing face-to-face contact in order to protect patients, visitors and staff. These measures led to social isolation for patients. In order to reduce this isolation, CHUM (...
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The COVID-19 pandemic created an urgent need to act to reduce the spread of the virus and alleviate congestion in healthcare services, protect health professionals, and help them maintain satisfactory quality and safety of care. Remote monitoring platforms (RPM) emerged as potential solutions. In this study, we evaluate, from health professionals’...
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Background Quebec is one of the Canadian provinces with the highest rates of cancer incidence and prevalence. A study by the Rossy Cancer Network (RCN) of McGill university assessed six aspects of the patient experience among cancer patients and found that emotional support is the aspect most lacking. To improve this support, trained patient adviso...
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54 Background: Since 2017, in Quebec (Canada), a research project is focusing on the feasibility, the processes, and the contribution of integrating patients who have already had cancer experiences (named patient advisors (PA)) in the oncology clinical team. In fact, the trained PA meet patients in health care settings in addition to the other heal...
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57 Background: Since 2018, three establishments in Quebec have introduced patient advisors (PA) in their healthcare team in order to improve cancer patients’ experience. These PA, who have had a cancer experience, meet patients undergoing radiotherapy treatments or in oncogenetics for breast cancer on the healthcare site. They conduct consultations...

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... In general, studies on the satisfactory level of use of telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic suggested it was above average by patients and health professional users and often they showed their willingness to continue with the use of telecare even after the pandemic [56][57][58][59][60][61][62]. Finally, it is difficult to estimate the number of patients spared from contamination cases thanks to the use of telehealth and remote monitoring platforms; however, studies in the United States, Switzerland, and Germany suggest that telehealth has tremendously helped reduce and slow down the spread of coronavirus [62][63][64][65][66]. Thanks to the rapid and massive introduction and use of telehealth platforms, the number of cases and deaths would have been worse globally without telehealth use [66][67][68][69]. ...
... "Patientsas-partners" are generally defined as former patients that have experienced medical treatment and faced the impact of illness on their quality of life. These patients' contributions help healthcare organizations to focus on patients' real needs while ensuring that the patients themselves see the experience as positive (22,(24)(25)(26). Inspired by this partnership approach, our academic hospital center had patients participate in a QI project of implementing systematic screening for distress practice in outpatient settings (27). ...