Mylaine Breton

Canada Research Chair in Clinical Governance on Primary Health Care

Tier 2 - 2017-11-01
Renewed: 2022-11-01
Université de Sherbrooke
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

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Research involves

Advancing our knowledge of frontline innovation, in partnership with health managers and professionals, including physicians and nurses.

Research relevance

This research will improve health systems by transforming frontline services.

Research summary

Primary health care generally refers to the first point of contact between a patient and the health care system. It can include illness prevention, health promotion, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and counselling. To improve the performance of any health care system, transforming and improving primary health care is the critical first step.

As Canada Research Chair in Clinical Governance of Primary Health Care, Dr. Mylaine Breton is contributing to the creation of knowledge and innovative practices in primary health care. Working with decision-makers, clinicians and patients, she and her research team are analyzing the key characteristics of successful primary care models and innovations. Their research focuses on improving strategies to support efficient changes in health care practices.