eHealth Innovations: research projects

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In addition to the research teams that are funded through the eHealth Innovations initiative, CIHR funds ehealth themed research through a variety of cross-cutting funding mechanisms.

The table below highlights some of Canadian and International ehealth themed research as relevant to a variety of domains.

Find more information on the CIHR funded-research via our database.

Domain Project title Funding Organization Principal investigator(s) Objective
Aging AAL-WELL: Ambient Assistive Living Technologies for Wellness, Engagement, and Long Life CIHR Alex Mihalidis
Andrew Sixsmith
Patient empowerment
Aging Service Oriented Programmable Smart Environments for Older Europeans (SOPRANO) European Commission Integrated solution
Aging/Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction CogKnow European Commission Patient empowerment
Aging/Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction Games and Telerehabilitation for Balance impairments and gaze dysfunction: Testing model in clients with Peripheral Vestibular Disorders CIHR Tony Szturm Patient empowerment
Aboriginal People’s Health eHealth Mentoring: Building pathways to health careers for Aboriginal youth CIHR Sandra Jarvis-Selinger Advanced decision support for health care providers
Aboriginal People’s Health/Population and Public Health Virtual Campus for Public Health PAHO Advanced decision support for health care providers
All Teens Taking Charge: managing my Transplant on Line: A pilot feasability and outcome study CIHR Moira Korus Patient empowerment
Cancer Research Impact of Internet Instructions on Men with Prostate Cancer Trial (I3MPACT) Centre for Global Ehealth Innovation Patient empowerment
Cancer Research Imaging the world (ITW) Grand Challenges Canada Advanced decision support for health care providers
Cancer Research Telemedical cervical cancer screening to bridge medicaid service care gap for rural women. Health Resources and Services Administration’s Office for the Advancement of Telemedicine Hitt et al. Advanced decision support for health care providers
Cancer Research Enhanced Skin Self-examination: A Novel Approach to Skin Cancer Monitoring and Follow-up National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC), Queensland University of Technology Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation Janda et al. Patient empowerment
Cancer Research My Team of Care-Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer (myTOC-AYAC): Development and Usability Testing of an Online Communication Tool for Collaborative Care in AYAC CIHR Amna Husain
Jennifer Stinson
Integrated solution
Cancer Research/Genetics Clinical genomics information management software linking cancer genome sequence and clinical decisions. Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation, the Princess Margaret Foundation, Cancer Care Ontario, the Birmingham Cancer Research Fund Watt et al Advanced decision support for health care providers
Circulatory and Respiratory Health Feasibility and efficacy of a computer-tailoring physical activity intervention to promote self-management of CVD risk factors: a pilot randomized control trial CIHR Francois Boudreau Patient empowerment
Cancer Replacing ambulatory clinic follow-up with remote home monitoring using smartphones in breast reconstruction patients: Is it cost-effective? CIHR John Semple
Rajan Bhatia
Integrated solution
Cancer/Human Development, Child and Youth Health Teens Taking Charge - Managing Cancer Online Trial: A Feasibility Study of Quality and Cost CIHR Jennifer Stinson
Rajan Bhatia
Integrated solution
Cancer/Human Development, Child and Youth Health The PainSquad+ Real-time Pain Management System for Adolescents with Cancer: A Feasibility, Quality and Cost Study CIHR Jennifer Stinson
Rajan Bhatia
Integrated solution
Circulatory and Respiratory Health eHealthMonitor European Union Advanced decision support for health care providers
Circulatory and Respiratory Health LungFIT: A Smartphone System for Pulmonary Rehabilitation CIHR Patricia Camp Patient empowerment
Circulatory and Respiratory Health The use of text messaging to improve the hospital-community transition and prevent readmission in patients with cardiovascular disease (Txt2Prevent) CIHR Scott Lear Patient empowerment
Circulatory and Respiratory Health/Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes Self-management and clinical decision support of multiple chronic conditions through the use of mobile health telemonitoring CIHR Emily Seto
Stephanie Ong
Integrated
Genetics Optimization and validation of point-of-care diagnostic test for Tuberculosis Grand Challenges Canada Advanced decision support for health care providers
Genetics Telegenetics: a systematic review of telemedicine in genetics services. Tenovus Hilgart et al Advanced decision support for health care providers
Gender and Health Gender Digital Equality In ICT Interventions In Health: Evidence From IDRC Supported Projects In Developing Countries International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Population health monitoring
Gender and Health Online health consultation: examining uses of an interactive cancer communication tool by low-income women with breast cancer National Cancer Institute, John and Mary Markle Foundation Lu, Shaw & Gustafson Population health monitoring
Human Development, Child and Youth Health Family Centred EHealth in Pediatric Weight Management: A Pilot Study CIHR Anthony Levinson
Katherine Morrison
Integrated solution
Human Development, Child and Youth Health Transforming Health Systems The Rockefeller Foundation Advanced decision support for health care providers
Human Development, Child and Youth Health RESPECT: a tool to improve patient care quality and safety & facilitate team learning CIHR Christopher Parshuram Advanced decision support for health care providers
Human Development, Child and Youth Health mHealth for Maternal and Newborn Health: Clinical decision support for community health workers in Western Kenya Grand Challenges Canada Advanced decision support for health care providers
Human Development, Child and Youth Health Use of Mobile Phone for Improving Low Immunization Coverage among Children Living in Rural Hard-to-reach Areas and Urban Streets of Bangladesh Grand Challenges Canada Population health monitoring
Infection and Immunity Improving health system efficiency in latent tuberculosis treatment through text messaging CIHR James Johnston
Richard Lester
Gina Ogilvie
Integrated solution
Infection and Immunity On-line and on-the-ground: bridging the gap between vulnerable populations and public health CIHR Carole Beaudoin
John Wylie
Population health monitoring
Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis ANSWER-2: A biologic decision aid for patients with rheumatoid arthritis CIHR Linda Li Patient empowerment
Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis Virtual Peer-to-Peer (VP2P) Support Mentoring for Adolescents with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: A Feasibility Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial CIHR Mary Jane Bell
Jennifer Stinson
Patient empowerment
Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis Telerehabilitation system Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems FOKUS Patient empowerment
Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis eRheum Centre for Global Ehealth Innovation Integrated solution
Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction Can e-therapies reduce waiting lists in secondary mental health care? A randomised controlled trial CIHR Simon Hatcher
Alison Freeland
Integrated solution
Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction Mental Health E-Screening in Pregnant and Postpartum Women CIHR Dawn Kingston Advanced decision support for health care providers
Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction Use of standard Webcam and Internet equipment for telepsychiatry treatment of depression among underserved Hispanics. Finding Answers Program, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Moreno et al. Advanced decision support for health care providers
Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction INFORM: mHealth platform for Improving Functional Outcomes for Children with Impairments through community health workers in India Grand Challenges Canada Advanced decision support for health care providers
Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction Tele-EEG in the UK: a report of over 1,000 patients. Coates et al. Advanced decision support for health care providers
Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes Ehealth empowers patients with ulcerative colitis: a randomised controlled trial of the web-guided 'Constant-care' approach. Elkjaer et al. Patient empowerment
Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes Design and Evaluation of an mHealth Behavioural Intervention for the Self-Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus CIHR Joseph Cafazzo
Emily Seto
Patient empowerment
Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes D-WISE - A Diabetes Web-Centric Information and Support Environment: An Ehealth Solution Operationalizing Behaviour Change Models and Clinical Guidelines for Patient-centered Diabetes Self-management CIHR Samina Abidi
Lisa MacDonald
Micheal Vallis
Patient empowerment
Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes Evaluation of self-care medication reconciliation app for patients with chronic kidney disease CIHR Alexander Logan
Charmaine Lok
Integrated solution
Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes/
Population and Public Health
A population based surveillance system for detection of high risk CKD CIHR Navdeep Tangri Population health monitoring
Population and Public Health Evaluating syndromic surveillance in public health practice CIHR David Buckeridge Population health monitoring
Population and Public Health Improving diagnosis, case management and surveillance of malaria and syphilis, through point-of-care mobile devices Grand Challenges Canada Integrated Solution
Population and Public Health Successful implementation of a telemedicine-based counseling program for high-risk patients with breast cancer. The Spirit of E.A.G.L.E.S. Community Networks Program Pruthi et al. Integrated Solution
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