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Health-evidence.ca to Healthevidence.org: What's New in Public Health Reviews?

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Presented June 12, 2013 during Oral Session 37 of the Canadian Public Health Association 2013 Annual Conference (Ottawa, Ontario; Canada).

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Health-evidence.ca to Healthevidence.org: What's New in Public Health Reviews?

  1. 1. Maureen Dobbins, PhDKara DeCorby, MScLori Greco, MHScRobyn Traynor, MScHealth-evidence.ca toHealthevidence.org:What’s new in public health reviews?
  2. 2. A SEARCHABLE ONLINE REGISTRY of quality-rated review literatureto support evidence-informed decision making in public healthhealthevidence.orgOnline registry; > 3,100 reviews> 5,000 registered usersASSESSMENTSPROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT& EDUCATIONCUSTOMIZED SUPPORT& CONSULTATIONWho are we?CPHA 2013Wednesday June 12thBackground -- Objectives -- Methods -- Results -- Conclusions
  3. 3. Our VisionCanadas public health system is one in whichorganizations and individuals incorporate thebest available evidence into decision making topromote optimal health among populations.Background -- Objectives -- Methods -- Results -- ConclusionsTo make evidence easily accessible whiledeveloping organizational and individualcapacity for evidence-informed public healthdecision making.Our MissionCPHA 2013Wednesday June 12th
  4. 4. Our Goals• To provide a best in class resource of highquality evidence to support public healthdecision making• To improve organizational and individualcapacity for evidence-informed publichealth decision making• To contribute to the growing body ofevidence on how to facilitate and supportevidence-informed decision making inpublic healthBackground -- Objectives -- Methods -- Results -- ConclusionsCPHA 2013Wednesday June 12th
  5. 5. ● International user base● Collaboration with other McMaster databases● Future projectsWhy the change from .ca to .org?Background -- Objectives -- Methods -- Results -- ConclusionsCPHA 2013Wednesday June 12th
  6. 6. MethodsComprehensive search strategy● Electronic databases● Hand searching of 46 public health journals● Reference ListsScreening & Pre-appraisal● Relevance to public health● Quality assessment rating weak, moderate orstrongBackground -- Objectives -- Methods -- Results -- ConclusionsCPHA 2013Wednesday June 12th
  7. 7. Define thequestionSearch forevidenceAppraisethe qualityInterpretAssessapplicabilityDecisionBackground -- Objectives -- Methods -- Results -- ConclusionsSteps of EIDMCPHA 2013Wednesday June 12th
  8. 8. Searching healthevidence.orgCPHA 2013Wednesday June 12th
  9. 9. Results 3,100 quality-appraised reviews Evidence summaries to support use ofreviews EIDM tools Research to evaluate ~46,000 visits annually from 156 countriesBackground -- Objectives -- Methods -- Results -- ConclusionsCPHA 2013Wednesday June 12th
  10. 10. ● User feedback contributed greatly to our newfeatures, as well as which services are mosthelpful● Workshops and knowledge brokering servicesare ongoing with individual health departmentson a fee-for-service basis● We remain committed to meeting the needs ofpublic health and welcome all feedback abouthow we can do that!ConclusionsBackground -- Objectives -- Methods -- Results -- ConclusionsCPHA 2013Wednesday June 12th
  11. 11. Visit us online…www.healthevidence.orginfo@healthevidence.orgOr contact us…CPHA 2013Wednesday June 12th

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