Patrick Archambault

Patrick Archambault is an emergency physician, critical care specialist, and clinical epidemiologist. His research program as a CIHR Research Embedded Clinician-Researcher aims to improve the transitions of frail seniors from emergency departments to the community, aided by context-adapted knowledge mobilization with a wiki. He led the implementation of the Acute Care for Elders project within the CISSS Chaudière-Appalaches, which aimed to improve transitions in care for elderly patients. He conducted a Cochrane systematic review on the subject of collaborative writing applications in healthcare, as well as research involving the implementation of a wiki and accompanying clinician training program within the CISSS Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec. As well, he is leading three research projects on shared decision making involving the creation of wiki-based patient decision aids. He is also dedicated to evaluating the comparative effectiveness of team-based vs. clinician-focused advance care planning in primary care in a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute funded project. In March 2020, he became the Scientific Director of PULSAR, a collaborative data sharing platform supporting sustainable healthcare and learning health systems within Université Laval’s health network. 

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