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A Comprehensive Transitional Care Program Delivered Through A Virtual Care Platform for Children and Adults Transitioning to Home Ventilation in Ontario: A Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial

What’s the challenge?

This project seeks to improve transitional care coordination by connecting all members of the circle of care via real-time access to a virtual care plan.

What are we doing?

Our research proposal will evaluate the impact of a technology-driven virtual transition in care model of support for individuals transitioning home with long-term mechanical ventilation on the patient, the family, and the healthcare system. The project is designed to meet the transitional care health needs of this population by virtually bringing ventilator specialists, other medical specialists, and community providers into the homes of patients and families to provide the “Right Care by the Right People at the Right Time.”

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Project Contact

Sandra McKay, PhD
Director of Reseach
VHA Home HealthCare
smckay@vha.ca