OHHRRN HHR Research Showcase Event- Participant Feedback

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The following are comments and feedback received from participants who attended the OHHRRN HHR Research Showcase Event.

Most informative presentations:

  • Title: How Policy and Within Team Factors Influence Collaboration in Interprofessional Primary Healthcare Teams: A Case Study of Family Health Teams in Ontario. Presenter: Gillian Mulvale, McMaster University. 
  • Title: Addressing Provider-Shortage Care and Collaborative Practice in Rural/Remote Communities of Ontario. Presenter: Kieran Cooley, Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.
  • Title: Chiropractic Delisting: Long Term Impacts on Patients and Providers.Presenter: Arthur Sweetman, McMaster University.
  • Title: Task Shifting in the Provision of Home and Social Care: Implications for Health Human Resources. Presenter: Margaret Denton, McMaster University.

Main Take-away Messages:

There is much work/research to be explored in HHR:

  • Internationally educated health professionals capacity needs to be examined in depth and HHR needs to be studied more.
  • The importance of interprofessional collaboration to improve healthcare delivery.
  • More research pertaining to patient outcomes or patient perspectives with regards to the care they receive as an evaluation of HHR planning and models of care impact.
  • HHR Data/Planning continues to need support.
  • IPC is the key and is informed by role unity and scopes of practice.
  • Studying HHR policy matters.

OHHRRN and/or OHHRRN Funded Research:

  • Was unaware of the depth of research funded by OHHRRN.
  • There is some great reserach being done!
  • Incredible movement on a number of fronts.
  • Incredible synergy in themes related to HHR. 
  • The linkages with researchers and knowing who to talk to in the future if we have a research need.
  • Interesting body of research dealing with regulation of professions.

A Few Comments/Feeback About the Event:

  •  The keynote speaker was innovative, interesting and intelligent. I also appreciate the fact that the day stayed on track!
  • I found the day to be very informative and hope there will be follow up in respect to some of these subjects (follow up to baseline data).
  • Very informative; so much knowledge shared about HHR.
  • What a wonderful conference for a graduate student who has walked away inspired to keep going with my thesis on public health human resources knowing how expert HHR researchers and their methods was great.
  • I enjoyed it very much! Thank you for having me as a poster presenter.
  • Great presentations, fantastic event. Would love it if it was an annual event.

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On behalf of OHHRRN, we would like to express our sincere thanks to all presenters and participants for your contributions in making this a very successful event!!