Aery et al. - 2017 - Implementation and impact of an online tool used in primary care to improve access to financial benefits for patients: a study protocol

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Source

Aery et al.

Aery.PNG

Year

 2017

Region

Canada

Ontario

Type

Journal Article – Non Randomized Trial Protocol

Objective

  • Is an online tool that improves access to financial benefits feasible and acceptable?
  • Can such a tool be integrated into clinical workflow?
  • What are patient perspectives on the tool and what is the short-term impact on access to benefits?

Key Notes/Findings:

  • This study will use qualitative and quantitative methods to evaluate the feasibility and acceptability of using an online tool in primary care to address access to financial benefits
  • Final data collection for primary outcome measure was completed in June 2017
  • We contacted the authors to provide an update, and the results paper is yet to be submitted.
  • This work is being continued through a CIHR-funded study that links sociodemographic data collection in primary care to address financial issues (SPARK Study). For more information, see attachment provided by the authors

References:

1. Aery A, Rucchetto A, Singer A, Halas G, Bloch G, Goel R, et al. Implementation and impact of an online tool used in primary care to improve access to financial benefits for patients: a study protocol. BMJ Open. 2017 Oct 1;7(10):e015947. Available at: http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/7/10/e015947

2. Implementation and Impact of an Online Tool Used in Primary Care to Improve Income Security - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov [Internet]. [cited 2018 Jun 19]. Available from: https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02959866

3. CIHR Funds Two Projects to Support Canadian Primary Care [Internet]. Department of Family & Community Medicine. 2018 [cited 2018 Jun 26]. Available from: https://www.dfcm.utoronto.ca/news/cihr-funds-two-dfcm-projects-support-canadian-primary-care


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