Diagnostic Imaging Workshop: Presentations

Tues 26 Oct 2010 | Wed 27 Oct 2010

Encouraging Optimal Use of DI for Low Back Pain – Final Program

 

Tuesday October 26, 2010

09:00 - 10:00

Greetings

  • Susan Williams, Assistant Deputy Minister, Health Policy and Service Standards Division Health and Wellness
    Mauro Chies, Vice President, Diagnostic Imaging Services at Alberta Health Services
    Tom Feasby, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary

Introduction to the TOP Alberta Low Back Pain Guideline

  • Christa Harstall, Director, Health Technology Assessment, Institute of Health Economics
    Paul Taenzer, Consultant
    Chris Spanswick, Medical Director, Calgary Pain Program Alberta Health Services, Calgary Area
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10:00 - 12:30

Perspectives on Diagnostic Imagining from the System, Clinical and Patient Viewpoint

  • Encouraging Optimal Use of Diagnostic Imaging for Low Back Pain
    Tai Huynh, Director, Excellent Care for All Strategy, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
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  • A Perspective on Improved Patient Care: DI from the System, Clinical and Patient Perspectives
    Gwendolyn Friedrich, Director Research and Clinical Pathway Development, Saskatchewan Ministry of Health
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  • Diagnostic Imaging in Alberta
    Bill Anderson, Edmonton Zone Clinical Director, Alberta Health Services and
    Mauro Chies, Vice President, Diagnostic Imaging Services, Alberta Health Services
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  • The Appropriateness of MRI of the Low Back
    Thomas E. Feasby, MD, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary
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  • MRI utilization: the Ontario Perspective
    John You, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, McMaster University
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  • Encouraging optimal use of diagnostic imaging in low back pain. A radiologist's perspective
    Robert Lambert, Chair of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging, University of Alberta
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  • DI and the Physiotherapist
    Pat Fonstad, DSc
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  • Encouraging optimal use of DI for low back pain
    Adrian R. Gretton, MD, FCFP, CIME, Family Physician in Community Practice, Consultant, Chronic Pain Centre, Calgary
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  • Optimal use of DI
    Lynn Cooper, President, Canadian Pain Coalition
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  • Barriers and facilitators to knowledge uptake
    Sharon E. Straus, MD MSc FRCPC, Professor, Department of Medicine, Director, KT Program, University of Toronto
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13:30 - 15:00

Identifying Facilitators and Barriers to Action

15:30 - 16:30

Report Back & Discussion

17:00 - 19:00

Wine and Cheese Reception

  • Fred Horne, MLA, Government Member, Edmonton, Alberta
     


Wednesday October 27, 2010

08:00 - 08:35

Welcome, Reflections from the Expert Panel

08:35 - 09:25

The Science of Knowledge and Translation

  • Science of KT: an overview
    Sharon Straus, Professor, Department of Medicine, Director, KT Program, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
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09:25 - 10:05

Plans and Pilot Projects in Saskatchewan and Ontario

  • A Perspective on improved patient care: DI from the system, clinical and patient perspectives
    Gwen Friedrich, Director Research and Clinical Pathway Development, Saskatchewan Ministry of Health
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  • A perspective on improved patient care: DI from the system, clinical and patient prospectives
    Gwen Friedrich, Director Research and Clinical Pathway Development, Saskatchewan Ministry of Health
    Jim Slater, Executive Director of Diagnostics, Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region
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  • Diagnostic imaging and the SPINE. A surgeon's perspective
    Y. Raja Rampersaud, MD, FRCS(C), President Canadian Spine Society, Associate Professor, Divisions of Orthopedic and Neurosurgery, University Toronto, Canada
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10:30 - 11:45

Developing an Alberta Strategy

11:45 - 12:00

Report back & Discussion

12:00 - 12:05

Dissemination to the General Public: Use of Social Media

  • Premiere showing of a YouTube video on the Ambassador Program introduced by Donna Angus, Manager, Knowledge Transfer Initiatives, Alberta Innovates Health Solutions

13:00 - 14:45

Clinical Networks in Alberta

  • Clinical networks in Alberta
    Donald Dick, Bone & Joint Clinical Network, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, Alberta
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Alberta Primary Care Networks

  • Evaluation of KT Implementation Strategies
    Arvelle Balon-Lyon, Toward Optimized Practice (TOP), Edmonton, Alberta
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  • Evaluation of KT interventions
    Sharon Straus, Professor, Department of Medicine, Director, KT Program, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
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15:00 - 15:30

How will we know if we are successful?

  • Derek Emery, Medical Director Department of Radiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    Gwen Friedrich, Director Research and Clinical Pathway Development Saskatchewan Ministry of Health

15:30 - 16:00

Next Steps/Closing Remarks