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Isabelle Vedel

isabelle [dot] vedel [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Isabelle Vedel, MD, PhD)

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Family Medicine

Research interests: Dr. Isabelle Vedel is a public health physician and an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine with cross appointment in the Division of Geriatrics, at McGill University. She is also a full-time investigator at the Lady Davis Institute at the Sir Mortimer B. Davis - Jewish General Hospital. She did her post-doctoral fellowship in health service research in chronic disease management (health care services organization, health management, information technology) at McGill University (2012).

Dr. Isabelle Vedel’s research interests are mainly in health care organization and primary health care services for persons with multiple chronic diseases and older patients. Her research work focuses on health services research in chronic disease management, particularly Alzheimer’s or related disorders.

Dr. Vedel’s research agenda currently includes programs on the implementation, evaluation, and organization of health care services for older patients and patients with multiple chronic diseases. She is presently conducting studies on the implementation and impacts of new models of primary care, such as integrated care services and transitional care for complex patients with multiple chronic diseases including Alzheimer’s or related diseases. Dr. Isabelle Vedel is also undertaking research studies on the implementation of health information technologies in the context of chronic disease management.

She has expertise in evaluation, mixed methods research and complex systematic reviews of the literature

Keywords: Primary care, family medicine, health service research/organization, mixed method research, chronic diseases, Alzheimer disease, information technology. 

List of Publications:
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Research Grants 

Plan d’action ministériel sur les troubles cognitifs liés au vieillissement : une évaluation de l’implantation et des résultats des projets initiaux en vue d’une généralisation progressive au Québec. FRQS - Pfizer-FRQS-MSSS. Nominated Principal Investigator. $499,795 (2013-2015)

Projets de développement stratégique innovants. Optimisation de la valeur des soins aux patients par une organisation agile du système hospitalier. FRSQ. Béland F, Vedel I. $1,750,000 (2012-2016)

The impact of mature EMR implementations on productivity, operational efficiencies and clinical functionalities in Canadian primary care settings. Canada Health Infoway Inc. Lapointe L, Vedel I, Hughes J, Law S. $293,057 (2012-2013)

L’évaluation des bénéfices de l’implantation et de l’utilisation de la téléconsultation dans les établissements de santé au Québec. Canada Health Infoway Inc. Lapointe L, Vedel I, Hughes J, Law S. $154,756 (2012-2013)

La prise en charge des personnes avec démence en première ligne : l’implantation et l’évaluation d’un programme régional. CIHR Subvention de fonctionnement de Pfizer en prévention et prise en charge des maladies. . Principal Investigator $197,480 (2012-2013)

Le diagnostic et la prise en charge des patients avec troubles cognitifs en première ligne : déterminer les modèles d’intervention les plus efficaces et leurs conditions de succès. CIHR. Principal Investigator. $99,728 (2012-2013)

Understanding the association between perioperative process-based quality indicators and recovery in elderly patients. CIHR. Bergman S, Vedel I. $100,000 (2012-2013)

Les transitions entre l'hôpital et les services de proximité des patients atteints de maladies chroniques : quelles sont les interventions efficaces et leurs conditions de succès? CIHR. Vedel I, Pluye P. $99,038 (2011-2012)

La fragilité et les besoins des personnes âgées fragiles : comprendre pour innover. CIHR. Collaborator (Post-doctoral fellow). PI: F Béland – A Tourigny. $3,729,171 (2007-2012)