The brilliant minds behind the PACE network are finding new ways to improve care. Their research projects aim to improve health outcomes, address gaps in care, and develop solutions that can create changes in the public healthcare system. Keep reading to learn more about some of our biggest accomplishments.
Improving Rural Care
The telemedicine program has shown to reduced wait times to see a gastroenterologist in rural regions in Ontario, which leads to better outcomes, including lower risk of surgery or being kept for unplanned observation in the hospital.
Digital health technology has the potential to reduce emergency department visits and unplanned hospitalizations for individuals living with IBD.
Measuring Healthcare Delivery
The web-based self-assessment tool is available to healthcare providers for measuring the care they provide and identifying areas of improvement.
Standardizing Care: Treatment Decisions
Clinical care pathways are now available to guide treatment decisions and prevent unnecessary steroid use for maintenance therapy.
Follow the links below to stay up to date on the PACE network’s successes and learn the latest research findings published in academic journals.