Research

Development of a new life expectancy and quality of life prediction model for Canadians – Canadian Health and Risk Manager (CHaRM)

Principal Investigator: Jacek Kopec, MD, PhD, Professor, School  of Population and Public Health, UBC; Senior Research Scientist, Arthritis Research Canada.   Study Start Date:  May 2018 Study End Date: May 2020   Why do this research? The potential for life...

Fighting fatigue using a physical activity intervention

Study Title: The role of physical activity in fatigue experienced by people with inflammatory arthritis: A sub-study of OPAM-IA   Principal Investigator: Masoud Pourrahmat, BSc MSc student, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia Trainee, Arthritis...

A patient/rheumatologist/pharmacist/dietician team use electronic communication to better manage gout

Scientific study title: Collaborative Care Involving eHealth* to Improve Treatment Adherence and Health Outcomes of Patients with Gout   *eHealth refers to the use of technologies to manage information and communications in health care.  The use of eHealth practices...

A web-based interactive navigator, MyArthritisGuide, to support self-management in rheumatoid arthritis

Scientific Study Title:  MyArthritisGuide for rheumatoid arthritis will improve patient's activation towards self-care   Principal Investigator: Paul R Fortin, MD, MPH, FRCPC. CHU de Québec – Université Laval Research center   Study Start Date:  2018/June   Study End...

Developing an App Which Will Empower Patients to Self-Diagnose and Manage Knee Osteoarthritis

Scientific Study Title: Power to the Patients: Reshaping Knee Osteoarthritis Diagnosis and Secondary Prevention with E-Health   Principal Investigator: Linda Li PT, PhD (UBC), John Esdaile MD, MPH, FRCPC, FCAHS (UBC)   Start and End Date: 2018 - 2020   Why do this...

RESEARCH PROJECT WEBSITES

PRECISION

Preventing Complications from Inflammatory Skin, Joint and Bowel Conditions

IMPAKT-HiP - Preventing Hip Pain

Determining the cause of hip pain and opening the door to preventing hip osteoarthritis

The Star Project

A multi-disease computer simulation model for studying the health of Canadians

The ANSWER Tool

A decision aid for people with early rheumatoid arthritis

Making It Work

Helping people with inflammatory arthritis deal with employment issues

RECENT RESEARCH SUMMARIES

Is ‘Big Data’ a big deal for healthcare in Canada?

Canadians support using routinely-collected data for health research but are curious about the privacy measures   A sub study of PRECISION: Preventing Complications from Inflammatory Skin, Joint and Bowel Conditions   Principal investigators: Linda C. Li, P.T., Ph.D....

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