InfoRehab development was the first project in the InfoRehab program of research, and set the stage for subsequent applications.

Primary aims of project

  • Investigate/establish novel techniques for statistical analysis and data mining of relevant clinical and administrative databases.
  • Develop innovative strategies to ensure those involved in planning and providing rehabilitation services can use this information effectively to enhance the health and quality of life of persons with musculoskeletal disorders.

Investigators

  • Dr. Katherine Berg: Physical Therapy, University of Toronto
  • Dr. Michael Borrie: Geriatric Medicine, University of Western Ontario
  • Dr. Bert Chesworth: Physical Therapy, University of Western Ontario
  • Dr. Richard Cook: Statistics & Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo
  • Dr. Mary Egan: Occupational Therapy, University of Ottawa
  • Dr. John Hirdes: Health Studies & Gerontology, University of Waterloo
  • Dr. Susan Jaglal: Physical Therapy, University of Toronto
  • Ian Joiner: Manager, Rehabilitation & Mental Health, Canadian Institute for Health Information
  • Dr. Ian McKillop: School of Computer Science & Department of Health Studies & Gerontology, University of Waterloo
  • Dr. Paul Stolee: Health Studies & Gerontology, University of Waterloo
  • Dr. Jennie Wells: Geriatric Medicine, University of Western Ontario
  • Dr. Mu Zhu: Statistics & Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo

Collaborator

  • Dr. Claire-Jehanne Dubouloz: Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Ottawa