RESEARCH COLLABORATIONS

TelASK welcomes the opportunity to collaborate on research programs designed to evaluate how new technologies and communication strategies improve patient outcomes.  If you have a research project in mind, let’s talk.

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TelASK is proud to have partnered with researchers associated with some of the

most prestigious healthcare organizations in North America

Current Ongoing Research

Smoking Cessation for Patients with Severe Mental Illness

R.A. Brown PhD et al

Ongoing

The Effects of Medical Cannabis Use on Opiod Use

Dr. C. Cunningham et al

Ongoing

Effectiveness of Post Discharge Follow-up (HH4)

N. Rigotti  M.D.  et al

Ongoing

Ecological Momentary Assessment-Rewards

Haruka Minami PhD

Ongoing

Innovating the treatment of COPD exacerbations: a phone interactive telesystem to increase COPD Action Plan adherence

Dr. Jean Bourbeau et al

Ongoing

Published Research

Effect of an Evidence-based Inpatient Tobacco Dependence Treatment Service on 30-, 90-, and 180-Day Hospital Readmission Rates
Kathleen Buford Cartmell PhD, MPH

 

2018 – Medical Care

Effect of an Evidence-based Inpatient Tobacco Dependence Treatment Service on 1-Year Post Discharge Health Care Costs
Kathleen Buford Cartmell PhD, MPH

 

2018 – Medical Care

The feasibility of an interactive voice response system for monitoring patient safety after discharge from the ED
Lisa A. Calder et al

 

2017 – Emergency Medicine Journal

Interactive Voice Response Calls to Promote Smoking Cessation after Hospital Discharge: Pooled Analysis of Two Randomized Clinical Trials
N. Rigotti M.D. et al

 

2017 – Journal of General Internal Medicine

Evidence to Guide Action: Comprehensive Tobacco Control in Ontario
Smoke Free Ontario

 

2016: Evidence to Guide Action: Comprehensive Tobacco Control in Ontario

Reducing Hospital Readmission Rates by Implementing an Inpatient Tobacco Dependence Treatment Service (Poster)
Kathleen Buford Cartmell PhD, MPH

 

Poster Published 2017
National Conference on Tobacco or Health

Reducing Healthcare costs by implementing an Inpatient Tobacco Cessation Service
Kathleen Buford Cartmell PhD, MPH

 

Poster Published 2017
National Conference on Tobacco or Health

Who Opted Out of an Opt-Out Smoking Cessation Programme for Hospitalized Patients?
Georges F. Nahhas PhD et al

 

2016 Journal of Smoking Cessation

Feasibility of Implementing a Hospital-Based “Opt-Out” Tobacco-cessation Service
Georges F. Nahhas PhD et al

 

2016 Oxford University Press on behalf of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco

Effectiveness of a hospital-initiated smoking cessation programme: 2-year health and healthcare outcomes
K.A. Mullen PhD et al

 

2016 – Tobacco Control

Economic evaluation of a hospital-initiated intervention for smokers with chronic disease, in Ontario Canada
K.A. Mullen PhD et al

 

2014 – Tobacco Control

Sustained Care Intervention and Post Discharge Smoking Cessation Among Hospitalized Adults; A Randomized Clinical Trial
N. Rigotti M.D. et al

 

2014 – Journal of the American Medical Assoc. (JAMA)

An Interactive Voice Response System to Continue a Hospital-Based Smoking Cessation Intervention After Discharge
Sue Regan PhD et al

 

2011 Oxford University Press on behalf of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco

Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation Integration with Smokers’ Helpline: The Nova Scotia Experience (Poster)
Macintosh et al

 

2011 (Poster)

Effectiveness of the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation in Cardiac Care Units Across Canada
K.A. Mullen PhD et al

 

2010

Smoking Cessation for Hospitalized Smokers: An evaluation of the Ottawa Model
Robert Reid PhD et al

 

2009 – Nicotine and Tobacco Research

Using IVR to Create A Medication Safety Net
Sherrard et al

 

2009

Using Technology to Create A Medication Safety Net (Poster)
Sherrard et al

 

2008 – University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Can IVR Technologies Improve Quitline Efficiencies? (Poster)
Celestino et al

 

2008 – NCTOH Presentation