Published on in Vol 10 , No 2 (2021) :February

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/25619, first published .
A Value-Based Comparison of the Management of Ambulatory Respiratory Diseases in Walk-in Clinics, Primary Care Practices, and Emergency Departments: Protocol for a Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study

A Value-Based Comparison of the Management of Ambulatory Respiratory Diseases in Walk-in Clinics, Primary Care Practices, and Emergency Departments: Protocol for a Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study

A Value-Based Comparison of the Management of Ambulatory Respiratory Diseases in Walk-in Clinics, Primary Care Practices, and Emergency Departments: Protocol for a Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study

Simon Berthelot   1, 2 , MSc, MD, FRCP, CCFP(EM) ;   Mylaine Breton   3, 4 , PhD ;   Jason Robert Guertin   1, 5 , PhD ;   Patrick Michel Archambault   1, 2, 6, 7 , MSc, MD, FRCPC ;   Elyse Berger Pelletier   8 , MD, FRCP ;   Danielle Blouin   9 , PhD, MD, MHPE, FRCPC ;   Bjug Borgundvaag   10, 11 , PhD, MD ;   Arnaud Duhoux   12 , PhD ;   Laurie Harvey Labbé   1 , BA ;   Maude Laberge   13 , PhD ;   Philippe Lachapelle   1 , MSc ;   Lauren Lapointe-Shaw   14 , PhD, MD, FRCPC ;   Géraldine Layani   15 , MSc, MD ;   Gabrielle Lefebvre   1 , MSc ;   Myriam Mallet   1 , MA ;   Deborah Matthews   16 , PhD ;   Kerry McBrien   17 , MD, MPH ;   Shelley McLeod   11, 18 , MSc, PhD ;   Eric Mercier   2 , MSc, MD, FRCP ;   Alexandre Messier   15 , MD, CCFP(EM) ;   Lynne Moore   1, 5 , PhD ;   Judy Morris   15, 19 , MSc, MD, FRCP ;   Kathleen Morris   20 , MBA ;   Howard Ovens   11 , MD ;   Paul Pageau   21 , MD, CCFP(EM) ;   Jean-Sébastien Paquette   2, 6, 22 , MSc, MD ;   Jeffrey Perry   21, 23 , MSc, MD, CCFP(EM) ;   Michael Schull   24 , MSc, MD ;   Mathieu Simon   25 , MD, FRCP ;   David Simonyan   1 , MSc ;   Henry Thomas Stelfox   26 , PhD, MD, FRCP, CAHS ;   Denis Talbot   5 , PhD ;   Samuel Vaillancourt   14, 27 , MD, CM, MPH, FRCP

1 Axe Santé des populations et Pratiques optimales en santé, Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec-Université Laval, Québec, QC, CA

2 Department of Family and Emergency Medicine, Université Laval, Québec, QC, CA

3 Department of Community Health sciences, Université de Sherbrooke, Campus de Longueuil, Longueuil, QC, CA

4 Centre de recherche Charles-Le Moyne - Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean sur les innovations en santé, Longueuil, QC, CA

5 Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Université Laval, Québec, QC, CA

6 VITAM - Centre de recherche en santé durable, Québec, QC, CA

7 Centre de recherche du Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de Chaudière-Appalaches, Lévis, QC, CA

8 Ministère de la santé et des services sociaux, Gouvernement du Québec, Québec, QC, CA

9 Department of Emergency Medicine, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, CA

10 Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CA

11 Schwartz/Reisman Emergency Medicine Institute, Sinai Health System, Toronto, ON, CA

12 Faculty of Nursing, Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC, CA

13 Operations and Decision Systems Department, Faculty of Administrative Sciences, Université Laval, Québec, QC, CA

14 Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CA

15 Department of Family and Emergency Medicine, Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC, CA

16 Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Government of Ontario, Toronto, ON, CA

17 Departments of Family Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, CA

18 Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CA

19 Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur-de-Montréal, Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux du Nord-de-l'Île-de Montréal, Montréal, QC, CA

20 Canadian Institute for Health Information, Ottawa, ON, CA

21 Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, CA

22 Laboratoire ARIMED, GMF-U de Saint-Charles-Borromée, Québec, QC, CA

23 Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, CA

24 Department of Emergency Medicine, Sunnybrook Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CA

25 Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec, Québec, QC, CA

26 Department of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences, O'Brien Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, CA

27 Department of Emergency Medicine, St Michael's Hospital, Unity Health Toronto, Toronto, ON, CA

Corresponding Author:

  • Simon Berthelot, MSc, MD, FRCP, CCFP(EM)
  • Axe Santé des populations et Pratiques optimales en santé
  • Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec-Université Laval
  • 2705 Boulevard Laurier
  • Québec, QC, G1V 4G2
  • CA
  • Phone: 1 418 525 4444 ext 46095
  • Email: simon.berthelot@fmed.ulaval.ca