Quality in Primary Health Care Seminar Series

Implementing the ‘Frailty Portal’ in Community Practice: Evaluating feasibility, effects and expansion needs

Primary care providers regularly encounter frail persons in their daily clinical work.  However, routine identification and measurement of frailty is not part of their standard practice and there is a general lack of awareness and consistency in their approach to frailty.  This seminar will present the web-based “Frailty Portal” as a means of providing care to frail patients.

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Quality in Primary Health Care Seminar Series

Personalized Medicine: The Role of Obesity in Prescribing

Often, when we think of personalized medicine we think of genes and high tech solutions to complicated problems.  In this presentation, Dr. Gillian Bartlett (Dept. of Family Medicine McGill University) will present some of the work her group has done on exploring personalized medicine from the perspective of patient characteristics that are easily measurable; in this case, obesity.

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