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Technology and health care for the elderly medical research studies

Focus on strategic priorities that have significant social impact.

2014 Knowledge Synthesis Grants

Three projects were funded under the CFN Knowledge Synthesis Grants Program 2014. The awards provide funding for 3 investigators from 3 institutions, and involve another 14 co-investigators and collaborators, along with  knowledge users from 14 organizations. .

Knowledge Synthesis Grants support teams of researchers and knowledge users in producing reviews that contribute to the use of synthesized evidence in decision-making and practice. The work will guide future research priorities and support the development of reports and Network knowledge translation activities.

Projects Funded

For more details on any of the projects, please click on the project names below:

Systematic scoping review and meta analysis of end-of-life decision making tools and strategies (KS 2014-06)

Principal Investigator:

John You, MD, MSc, FRCPC -- McMaster University

Communication Technologies for Engaging Patients, Families and Caregivers in the Health Care System: A Scoping Review (KS 2014-07)

Principal Investigator:

Lynn McDonald, BA, MSW, PhD -- University of Toronto

Rehabilitation for the seriously ill elderly: models of care and quality indicators (KS 2014-08)

Principal Investigator:

Lora Giangregorio, PhD -- University of Waterloo