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presentations - 2012

Peer Reviewed

Campbell-Scherer, D., Rogers, J., Lang-Robertson, K., Bell, S., Grunfeld, E., Manca, D, for The BETTER Coalition.  Evidence Review and Translation to Develop Integrated Clinical Interventions for The BETTER Project (Building on Existing Tools to Improve Chronic Disease Prevention and Screening in Family Practice).[presentation]. Alberta Family Practice Research Network Workshops and Poster Display, Annual Scientific Assembly 2012 (ASA) of the Alberta College of Family Physicians (ACFP). Banff, AB. February 23, 2012.

Campbell-Scherer, D. , Rogers, J.,  Lang-Robertson, K., Grunfeld, E., Manca, D. Avoiding Recreating the Wheel: A Guideline Synthesis Framework and Integrated Guideline Algorithms for the BETTER (Building on Existing Tools to Improve Chronic Disease Prevention and Screening in Family Practice) Project. [presentation].   Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) Conference 2012.  Montreal, QC. May 29-31, 2012.  

Manca, D., Campbell-Scherer, D., Rogers, J., Aguilar, C., Patterson, L., Grunfeld, E. The BETTER (Building on Existing Tools to Improve Chronic Disease Prevention and Screening in Family Practice) Project. [presentation].  Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) Conference 2012.  Montreal, QC. May 29-31, 2012.

Manca, D., Aguilar, C., Carroll, J., Cave, A., Greiver, M., Patterson, L., Pencharz, J., Salvalaggio, G., Grunfled, EBuilding on Existing Tools to Improve Chronic Disease Prevention in Family Practice: A qualitative study. [presentation]. Family Medicine Forum (FMF) 2012.  Toronto, Ontario. November 15-17, 2012

Manca, D., Aguilar, C., Carroll, J., Cave, A., Greiver, M., Patterson, L., Pencharz, J., Salvalaggio, F., Grunfeld, E. Finding a BETTER Way: Facilitating chronic disease prevention and screening in primary care. [presentation].  Accelerating Primary Care Conference (2012).  Banff, Alberta.  November 20, 2012.

Manca, D., Aguilar, C., Carroll, J., Cave, A., Greiver, M., Patterson, L., Pencharz, J., Salvalaggio, F., Grunfeld, E. The BETTER Project: Qualitative study. [presentation]. Accelerating Primary Care Conference (2012).  Banff, Alberta.  November 19, 2012

Moineddin, R., Meaney, C., Grunfeld, E.  On the Analysis of Composite Endpoints in Primary Care. [presentation] North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Annual Meeting 2012. New Orleans, Louisiana. December 2, 2012.

Manca, D., Rogers, J., Moineddin, R., Meaney, C., Campbell-Scherer, D., Thorpe, K., Mumdani, M., Hoch, J., Beca, J., Krueger, P., Patterson, L., Aguilar, C., Grunfeld, E. on behalf of the BETTER Trial Investigators. Building on Existing Tools to ImproveChronic Disease Prevention and Screening: Results of the BETTER Trial. [presentation]. North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Annual Meeting 2012. New Orleans, Louisiana. December 3, 2012. 

Non-Peer Reviewed

Wright, C., Aguilar, C., Leyland, M., Patterson, L., Grunfeld, E., Manca, D. Meaningful Use of EMRs for Chronic Disease Prevention and Screening in Family Practice: The Role of the Practice Facilitator. [presentation].  University of Alberta Department of Family Medicine Research Forum January 2012.  Edmonton, AB. January 26, 2012.

Aguilar, C., Wright, C., Leyland, M., Patterson, L., Grunfeld, E., Manca, D. Chronic Disease Prevention and Screening in Family Practice: The Role of the Prevention Practitioner in the BETTER Project. [presentation].  University of Alberta Department of Family Medicine Research Forum April 2012.  Edmonton, AB. April 26, 2012.

Manca, D., Aguilar, C. Doing it BETTER: Building on Existing Tools to Improve Chronic Disease Prevention and Screening in Family Practice. Presented at:

  • Alberta Health Services Primary Care & Chronic Disease Management Leadership Committee Meeting. August 20, 2012.
  • Physician Office System Program (POSP) Meeting. Alberta Health and Wellness. September 12, 2012.
  • Alberta Health Services Chronic Disease Prevention Advisory Committee Meeting. September 18, 2012.
  • Canada Health Infoway EMR Forum: EMR Benefits & Evaluation. Videoconference. September 20, 2012. 
  • Alberta Health Services Public Health Learning Opportunity Webinar (PHLOW). September 26, 2012.

Manca, D., Aguilar, C., Campbell-Scherer, D., Meaney, C., Grunfeld, E. BETTER 2 - Finding a BETTER Way: Facilitating Chronic Disease Prevention and Screening in Primary Care. [presentation] Family Care Clinic Performance Measurement Working Group. Videoconference. November 28, 2012.

Manca, D., Aguilar, C. BETTER 2 - Finding a BETTER Way: Facilitating Chronic Disease Prevention and Screening in Primary Care. [presentation] Edmonton Southside Primary Care Network (PCN) Meeting. December 13, 2012.