Marie-Pierre Moreault

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Central to the success of many recent health system reforms is the implementation of new primary health care delivery models. The central characteristic common to these new models usually emphasises interdisciplinary collaboration. Using empirical research, this paper studies interdisciplinary collaboration among various groups of professionals within an(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of a home telemonitoring technology on patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in terms of care satisfaction, patient empowerment, improved quality of life, and utilization of hospital and home care. DESIGN A quasi-experimental retrospective and prospective design was developed with a matched control group to(More)
We investigated the effects of the introduction of mobile computing on the quality of home care nursing practice in Québec. The software, which structured and organized the nursing activities in patients' homes, was installed sequentially in nine community health centres. The completeness of the nursing notes was compared in 77 paper records(More)
A risk analysis framework was used to examine the implementation barriers that may hamper the successful implementation of interorganizational clinical information systems (ICIS). In terms of study design, an extensive literature review was first performed in order to elaborate a comprehensive model of project risk factors. To test the applicability of the(More)
A virtual medical imaging department is an innovative and demanding organizational model, to the extent that the underlying goal is to achieve a continuous and advanced organizational integration of human and physical resources, clinical data, and clienteles. To better understand the kind of benefits offered, we conducted a survey of three groups of(More)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects associated with use of a new mobile technology on the quality of home care provided by the nurses of nine ambulatory care units. The core of the intervention consists of software that optimizes the process used to structure nursing activities taking place in patients' homes. Several tools were used to(More)
The study of compliance with therapy among teenagers with diabetes mellitus is a challenging task. Although several studies have addressed this problem, available knowledge in this field remains scant and the lack of understanding of factors which determine compliance with therapy hinders the development of interventions capable of helping diabetic(More)
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