Le Dr Martin Fortin rayonne à l’international (French version only)

Radio phonic interview with Dr Fortin: "Living with several diseases" (French version only). You may download or listen to the podcast in the site of Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS)

The Université de Sherbrooke continues fighting chronic diseases (French version only)

Unique expertise in Canada for the treatment of chronic diseases in primary care (French version only)

Allies for better primary health care (Primary Health Care Research Conference. Sydney, Australia, 2013)

Editorial: "Tackling multimorbidity" and "Guiding best practice". International Innovation.
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$2.5 million to improve primary care delivery for patients with multiple chronic diseases (French version only)

Eight clinics are participating in the Primac project. (French version only)

Dr Martin Fortin nominated Researcher of the Month (Jan 2012) by the national not-for-profit organisation Canadians for Health Research.

Multimorbidity in primary care: Recognizing & dealing with the elephant in the room, Keynote presentation given by Dr. Martin Fortin at the NAPCRG Conference, November 14, 2011, Banff, Alberta (Canada)
(For a copy of this presentation, please contact José Almirall at jose.almirall@usherbrooke.ca)

Dr. Martin Fortin receives the Plourde Gaudreault prize at the 2011 Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean Regional Scientific Awards (French version only)

International workshop on Collaborative Strategies in Multimorbidity – February 4/5, 2011 

A 700,000 CAD investment for a clinical intervention focused on chronic disease and its evaluation (French version only)

Recent publications

Fortin M, Chouinard MC, Bouhali T, Dubois MF, Gagnon C, Belanger M. Evaluating the integration of chronic disease prevention and management services into primary health care. BMC Health Serv Res. 2013;13(1):132. [Full text]

Grabovschi C, Loignon C, Fortin M. Mapping the concept of vulnerability related to health care disparities: a scoping review. BMC Health Serv Res. 2013;13:94. [Full text]

Robichaud-Hallé L, Beaudry M, Fortin M. Obstructive sleep apnea and multimorbidity. BMC Pulmonary Medicine. 2012;12:60.[Full Text]

Smith SM, Soubhi H, Fortin M, Hudon C, O'Dowd T. Managing patients with multimorbidity: systematic review of interventions in primary care and community settings. BMJ. 2012;345:e5205. [Full text]

Smith SM, Soubhi H, Fortin M, Hudon C, O'Dowd T. Interventions for improving outcomes in patients with multimorbidity in primary care and community settings. Cochrane Database Syst Rev (2):CD003638. 2012;4:CD006560. [Abstract Pubmed]

Hudon C, Fortin M, Poitras M-E, Almirall J. The relationship between literacy and multimorbidity in a primary care setting. BMC Family Practice. 2012;13:33 (Full Text).

Poitras M-E, Fortin M, Hudon C, Haggerty J, Almirall J. Validation of the disease burden morbidity assessment by self-report in a French-speaking population. BMC Health Service Research. 2012;12:35 (Full Text).

Birtwhistle R, Pottie K, Shaw E, Dickinson JA, Brauer P, Fortin M, Bell N, Singh H, Tonelli M, Connor Gorber S, Lewin G, Joffres M, Parkin P: Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care: We're back! Can Fam Physician  2012;58: 13-15 (Abstract PubMed).