Poster Presentations

The conference organizing committee invited submissions of abstracts for poster presentations on health services and policy research topics. Posters were displayed throughout the conference and presenters stood by their posters during the in-person poster session and reception on March 5, 2024 from 4:30 to 6:00 pm PST. Posters were presented in-person only.

  1. Using Machine Learning to Increase De-identification Accuracy in Primary Care Electronic Medical Record Data
    Yale Wang, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
  2. Capturing Factors Associated with Frailty Using Routinely Collected Electronic Medical Record Data in BC, Canada
    Manpreet Thandi, University of BC
  3. Understanding the Gut Microbiome of South Asian Canadians with Type 2 Diabetes
    Veena Claudia Zbar, University of BC
  4. Emergent Research: Expanding the Concept of Affirming Care in Primary Care and Mental Health
    Meera Dhebar, University of Victoria
  5. Advancing Health Equity: Unraveling Disparities in Pre-Operative Healthcare Utilization Among Immigrants Undergoing Elective Surgery
    Michael Guo, University of BC
  6. Population-Based Trends in Complexity of Hospital Inpatients
    Hiten Naik, University of BC
  7. Bridging the Gap: Implementing the Transitional Care Approach for New Hemodialysis Patients
    Prachi Khanna, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; Providence Health Care
  8. Preventing Workplace Violence in Emergency Department Settings: An In-Depth Exploration
    Nassim Adhami, School of Nursing, University of BC
  9. Impacts of Direct versus Indirect Workplace Violence Exposure for Healthcare Workers in High-Risk Healthcare Areas: An Interpretive Description Study
    Farinaz Havaei, University of BC
  10. One Team, My Team: An Early Evaluation of Team-Based Care Impact on Team Effectiveness in Oncology Settings
    Farinaz Havaei, University of BC
  11. Association of Team Functioning and Patients’ Self-efficacy for Managing Chronic Disease and Quality of Life for People Attending Primary Care Practices in Canada
    Innocent Ndateba, School of Nursing and Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of BC
  12. Physician Financial Incentives to Reduce Unplanned Hospital Readmissions: A Propensity Score Weighted Cohort Study
    John A Staples, Department of Medicine, University of BC
  13. The Nature of Human Competitive Advantage Over Artificial Intelligence
    Sian Tsuei, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
  14. HEC’s Policy Lab: Putting Together Research Evidence and Stakeholder Experience to Develop Stronger, More Accessible Health Policy Guidance on Retention of Internationally Educated Healthcare Workers
    Jan Byrd, Healthcare Excellence Canada
  15. The Network for Integrated Care (NICE) Canada – the Knowledge Mobilization Hub for the IHSPR THINC Initiative
    Walter Wodchis, University of Toronto
  16. The Learning Health System Action Framework
    Walter Wodchis, Institute for Better Health, Trillium Health Partners
  17. Outcome-based Agreements (OBAs) as Potential Model for Canada – HTIP – Health Technology Innovation Platform
    Katherine Harback, Institute of Health Economics
  18. Identifying, Developing and Evaluating Implementation Strategies for Pharmacogenomic Testing for Major Depressive Disorder: A Protocol
    Zeina Waheed, School of Population and Public Health, University of BC
  19. Piloting a Novel Framework for Pharmacosurveillance using ActionADE
    Amber Cragg, Emergency Medicine, University of BC
  20. Rates of and Factors Informing Community Pharmacist Re-Dispensation of Culprit Medications in Patients with Prior Adverse Drug Events
    Amber Cragg, Emergency Medicine, University of BC
  21. Barriers and Enablers to the Delivery of Clinical Services by Pharmacists in Relation to the Payment Model
    Mary Berger, Centre for Advancing Health Outcomes
  22. Pharmacist Prescribing for Minor Ailments and Contraception In BC – A Descriptive Analysis
    Esther Chung, BC Ministry of Health
  23. Who Gets Treated: Are Pharmacists Prescribing for Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Reaching New Patients or Diverting from Existing Prescribers?
    Yao Nie, BC Ministry of Health
  24. Removing Barriers to Contraception In BC: Early Phase Evaluation Using Administrative Data
    Martin Odendaal, BC Ministry of Health
  25. Have Switching Policies Led to Increased Healthcare Resource Utilization and Cost? Evidence from BC
    HaoHung Dang, University of BC
  26. Prescribed Safer Supply Opioid Episodes by Pharmacare Plan
    Christopher Holiday, BC Ministry of Health
  27. Operationalizing the Role of Opioid Agonist Treatment in a Substance Use Strategy for Youth
    Kirsten Marchand, University of BC; Foundry, Providence Health Care
  28. Informing Targeted and Tailored Services for Youth Who Use Prescription Opioids: A Cohort Study of Youth Accessing a Provincial Network of Integrated Youth Services in BC
    Kirsten Marchand, University of BC; Foundry, Providence Health Care
  29. Drug Overdose Following ‘Before Medically Advised’ Departure from Hospital
    Mayesha Khan, Department of Medicine, University of BC
  30. The (Mis)use of Ozempic: Policy Responses When a Drug Becomes a Fad
    Xing (Seren) Wu, BC Ministry of Health
  31. Experiences of Health Care Providers with Patients Experiencing Cost Related Non-Adherence: A Thematic Analysis
    Niloofar Gheshlaghi, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of BC
  32. Should I Buy Food or Should I Buy My Medication?: Systematic Review and Thematic Synthesis of Patient Experiences with Cost Related Non-Adherence (CRNA) to Medications
    Niloofar Gheshlaghi, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of BC
  33. Changes in Gestational Diabetes Treatment in BC, Canada Following the 2010 Provincial Change in GDM Screening: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis
    Elizabeth Nethery, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of BC