Publications

Nicholson K, Almirall J, Fortin M. The measurement of multimorbidity. Health Psychol 2019;38(9):783-90. doi: 10.1037/hea0000739. [Abstract PubMed]

Contant E, Loignon C, Bouhali T, et al. A multidisciplinary self-management intervention among patients with multimorbidity and the impact of socioeconomic factors on results. BMC Fam Pract 2019;20(1):53. doi: 10.1186/s12875-019-0943-6. [Full Text]

Wong ST, Langton JM, Katz A, et al. Promoting cross-jurisdictional primary health care research: developing a set of common indicators across 12 community-based primary health care teams in Canada. Prim Health Care Res Dev 2019;20:e7. doi: 10.1017/S1463423618000518. [Full Text]

Nguyen TN, Ngangue P, Bouhali T, et al. Social Vulnerability in Patients with Multimorbidity: A Cross-Sectional Analysis. Int J Environ Res Public Health 2019;16(7) doi: 10.3390/ijerph16071244. [Full Text]

Fortin M, Chouinard MC, Diallo BB, et al. Integration of chronic disease prevention and management services into primary care (PR1MaC): findings from an embedded qualitative study. BMC Fam Pract 2019;20(1):7. doi: 10.1186/s12875-018-0898-z. [Full Text]

Sasseville M, Smith SM, Freyne L, et al. Predicting poorer health outcomes in older community-dwelling patients with multimorbidity: prospective cohort study assessing the accuracy of different multimorbidity definitions. BMJ Open 2019;9(1):e023919. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023919. [Full Text]

Ramond-Roquin A, Stewart M, Ryan BL, et al. The "Patient-centered coordination by a care team" questionnaire achieves satisfactory validity and reliability. J Interprof Care 2019;33(5):558-69. doi: 10.1080/13561820.2018.1554633. [Abstract PubMed]

Fortin M. "It-that-must-not-be-named": Addressing patient discomfort with the term multimorbidity. Can Fam Physician 2018;64(12):881-82. [Full Text]

Ben Charif A, Hassani K, Wong ST, et al. Assessment of scalability of evidence-based innovations in community-based primary health care: a cross-sectional study. CMAJ Open 2018;6(4):E520-E27. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20180143. [Full Text]

Wong ST, Langton JM, Katz A, et al. Promoting cross-jurisdictional primary health care research: developing a set of common indicators across 12 community-based primary health care teams in Canada. Prim Health Care Res Dev 2018:1-7. doi: 10.1017/S1463423618000518. [Full Text]

Haggerty J, Fortin M, Breton M. Snapshot of the primary care waiting room: Informing practice redesign to align with the Patient's Medical Home model. Can Fam Physician 2018;64(9):e407-e13. [Full Text]

Loignon C, Dupere S, Fortin M, et al. Health literacy - engaging the community in the co-creation of meaningful health navigation services: a study protocol. BMC Health Serv Res 2018;18(1):505. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3315-3. [Full Text]

Poitras ME, Chouinard MC, Fortin M, et al. Nursing activities for patients with chronic disease in family medicine groups: A multiple-case study. Nurs Inq 2018;25(4):e12250. doi: 10.1111/nin.12250. [Abstract PubMed]

Ryan BL, Bray Jenkyn K, Shariff SZ, et al. Beyond the grey tsunami: a cross-sectional population-based study of multimorbidity in Ontario. Can J Public Health 2018 doi: 10.17269/s41997-018-0103-0. [Abstract PubMed]

Poitras ME, Maltais ME, Bestard-Denomme L, et al. What are the effective elements in patient-centered and multimorbidity care? A scoping review. BMC Health Serv Res 2018;18(1):446. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3213-8. [Full Text]

Nelson ML, McKellar KA, Munce S, et al. Addressing the Evidence Gap in Stroke Rehabilitation for Complex Patients: A Preliminary Research Agenda. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 80(1):103-11 2018;99(6):1232-41. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2017.08.488. [Abstract PubMed]

Couture EM, Chouinard MC, Fortin M, et al. The relationship between health literacy and patient activation among frequent users of healthcare services: a cross-sectional study. BMC Fam Pract 2018;19(1):38. doi: 10.1186/s12875-018-0724-7. [Full Text]

Smith SM, Wallace E, Salisbury C, et al. A Core Outcome Set for Multimorbidity Research (COSmm). Ann Fam Med 2018;16(2):132-38. doi: 10.1370/afm.2178. [Full Text]

Poitras ME, Chouinard MC, Gallagher F, et al. Nursing Activities for Patients With Chronic Disease in Primary Care Settings: A Practice Analysis. Nurs Res 2018;67(1):35-42. doi: 10.1097/NNR.0000000000000253. [Abstract PubMed]

Sasseville M, Chouinard MC, Fortin M. Patient-reported outcomes in multimorbidity intervention research: A scoping review. Int J Nurs Stud 2018;77:145-53. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2017.09.016. [Abstract PubMed]

Nicholson K, Bauer M, Terry A, et al. The Multimorbidity Cluster Analysis Tool: Identifying Combinations and Permutations of Multiple Chronic Diseases Using a Record-Level Computational Analysis. J Innov Health Inform 2017;24(4):962. doi: 10.14236/jhi.v24i4.962. [Full Text]

Fortin M, Haggerty J, Sanche S, et al. Self-reported versus health administrative data: implications for assessing chronic illness burden in populations. A cross-sectional study. CMAJ Open 2017;5(3):E729-E33. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20170029.  [Full text]

Tonelli M, Wiebe N, Straus S, et al. Multimorbidity, dementia and health care in older people:a population-based cohort study. CMAJ Open 2017;5(3):E623-E31. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20170052. [Full text]

Fortin M, Almirall J, Nicholson K. Development of a research tool to document self-reported chronic conditions in primary care. Journal of Comorbidity 2017;7:117-23. [Full text]

Carrier H, Zaytseva A, Bocquier A, et al. Polymédication et pathologies chroniques multiples : opinions et pratiques des médecins généralistes: Direction de la recherche, des études, de l'évaluation et des statistiques. Ministère de solidarités et de la santé. France, Octobre 2017. No. 1036. [ Full text]

Couture EM, Chouinard MC, Fortin M, Hudon C. The relationship between health literacy and quality of life among frequent users of health care services: a cross-sectional study. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2017;15:137. [Full Text]

Sasseville M, Stewart M, Bouhali T, Fortin M. Relevant Outcomes for Patient-Centered Interventions for Persons with Multimorbidity: Experts' Discussion. Ann Fam Med. 2017;15:388-9. [Full Text]

Stewart M, Fortin M, Patient-Centred Innovations for Persons with Multimorbidity T. Patient-Centred Innovations for Persons with Multimorbidity: funded evaluation protocol. CMAJ Open. 2017;5:E365-E72. [Full Text]

Nelson ML, McKellar KA, Yi J, et al. Stroke rehabilitation evidence and comorbidity: a systematic scoping review of randomized controlled trials. Top Stroke Rehabil. 2017:1-7.[Full Text]

Poitras M-E, Chouinard M-C, Fortin M, Girard A, Gallagher F. Les activités des infirmières oeuvrant en soins de première ligne auprès des personnes atteintes de maladies chroniques: une revue systématique de la littérature. Rech Soins Infirm. 2016;Sep(126):24-37.

Fortin M, Chouinard M-C, Dubois M-F, et al. Integration of chronic disease prevention and management services into primary care: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial (PR1MaC). CMAJ Open. 2016;4:E588-E598. [Full Text]

Fortin M, Couture M, Bouhali T, Leclerc E, Stewart M. It Takes Two to Tango: Researchers and Decision-Makers Collaborating to Implement Practice Changes for Patients with Multimorbidity. Healthc Q. 2016;19(2):55-59. [Full Text]

Poitras ME, Chouinard MC, Fortin M, Gallagher F. How to report professional practice in nursing? A scoping review. BMC Nurs. 2016;15:31. [Full Text]

Bayliss EA, McQuillan DB, Ellis JL, et al. Using Electronic Health Record Data to Measure Care Quality for Individuals with Multiple Chronic Medical Conditions. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016;64(9):1839-1844. [Abstract PubMed]

Terry AL, Stewart M, Fortin M, et al. Stepping Up to the Plate: An Agenda for Research and Policy Action on Electronic Medical Records in Canadian Primary Healthcare. Healthc Policy. 2016;12:19-32. [Abstract PubMed]

Mokraoui NM, Haggerty J, Almirall J, Fortin M. Prevalence of self-reported multimorbidity in the general population and in primary care practices: a cross-sectional study. BMC Res Notes. 2016;9(1):314. [Texte complet]

Grabovschi C, Loignon C, Fortin M. Physician’s communicative behavior: a qualitative study among multimorbid socioeconomically disadvantaged patients. Rev Psih. 2016;62:7-20.

Sasseville M, Chouinard M-C, Fortin M. Predictive Factors of Effects of an Interdisciplinary Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Intervention in Primary Healthcare: A Correlational Analysis. J Comm Pub Health Nurs. 2016;2:112. [Full Text]

Smith SM, Wallace E, O'Dowd T, Fortin M: Interventions for improving outcomes in patients with multimorbidity in primary care and community settings. Cochrane Database Syst Rev (2):CD003638. 2016;3:CD006560. [Full text]

Ramond-Roquin A, Fortin M: Towards increased visibility of multimorbidity research. Journal of Comorbidity. 2016;6:42–45. [Full text]

Ramond-Roquin A, Haggerty J, Lambert M, Almirall J, Fortin M: Different Multimorbidity Measures Result in Varying Estimated Levels of Physical Quality of Life in Individuals with Multimorbidity: A Cross-Sectional Study in the General Population. Biomed Res Int. 2016;2016:7845438. [Full text]

Nicholson K, Terry AL, Fortin M, Williamson T, Thind A: Understanding multimorbidity in primary health care. Can Fam Physician. 2015;61(10):918, e489-990. [Full text]

Stewart M, Fortin M, Bouhali T, Denomme LB: Success in leading collaborative research. Can Fam Physician. 2015;61(6):565-566. [Full text]

Tonelli M, Wiebe N, Fortin M, Guthrie B, Hemmelgarn BR, James MT et al: Methods for identifying 30 chronic conditions: application to administrative data. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2015;15:31. [Full text]

Bélanger A, Hudon C, Fortin M, Almirall J, Bouhali T, Chouinard M-C. Validation of a French-language version of the health education impact Questionnaire (heiQ) among chronic disease patients seen in primary care: a cross-sectional study. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2015;13:64. [Full text]

Fortin M, Haggerty J, Almirall J, Bouhali T, Sasseville M, Lemieux M. Lifestyle factors and multimorbidity: a cross sectional study. BMC Public Health. Jul 5 2014;14(1):686.[Full Text]

Duguay C, Gallagher F, and Fortin F. The unique experience of adults with multimorbidity: a qualitative study. Journal of Comorbidity 2014;4:11–21. [Full text]

Smith SM, Bayliss EA, Mercer SW, Gunn J, Vestergaard M, Wyke S, Salisbury C, Fortin M: How to design and evaluate interventions to improve outcomes for patients with multimorbidity. Journal of Comorbidity 2013, 3:10-17. [Full text]

Almirall J, Fortin M: The coexistence of terms to describe the presence of multiple concurrent diseases. Journal of Comorbidity 2013, 3:4-9. [Full text]

Stewart M, Fortin M, Britt HC, Harrison CM, Maddocks HL: Comparisons of multi-morbidity in family practice--issues and biases. Fam Pract 2013, 30:473-480. [Full text]

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).

Fortin M, Contant E, Savard C, Hudon C, Poitras M-E, Almirall J: Canadian guidelines for clinical practice: an analysis of their quality and relevance to the care of adults with comorbidity. BMC Family Practice. 2011;12:74 (Full Text).

Hudon C, St-Cyr Tribble D, Bravo G, Poitras ME: Enablement in healthcare context: a concept analysis. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 2011;17:143-149 (Abstract PubMed).

Hudon C, Fortin M, Haggerty J, Lambert M, Poitras ME: Measuring patient perceptions of patient-centered care: a systematic review of tools for family medicine. Ann Fam Med 2011;9:155-164 (Full Text).

Hudon C, Fortin M, Rossignol F, Bernier S, Poitras M-E. The Patient Enablement Instrument-French version in a family practice setting: a reliability study. BMC Family Practice. 2011;12:71 (Full Text).

Loignon C, Haggerty JL, Fortin M, Bedos CP, Barbeau D, Allen D. What makes primary care effective for people in poverty living with multiple chronic conditions?: study protocol. BMC Health Services Research 2010, 10:320.[Full Text]

Fortin M, Hudon C, Gallagher F, Ntetu AL, Maltais D, Soubhi H. Nurses joining family doctors in primary care practices: perceptions of patients with multimorbidity. BMC Fam Pract. 2010 Nov 4;11:84.[Full Text]

Hudon C, St-Cyr Tribble D, Bravo G, Poitras ME. Enablement in health care context: a concept analysis. J Eval Clin Pract. 2011;17(1):143-9.[Abstract PubMed]

Haggerty J, Fortin M, Beaulieu M-D, et al. At the interface of community and healthcare systems: a longitudinal cohort study on evolving health and the impact of primary healthcare from the patient's perspective. BMC Health Services Research 2010;10:258.[Full text]

Hudon C, St-Cyr Tribble D, Légaré F, Bravo G, Fortin M, Almirall J. Assessing enablement in clinical practice: a systematic review of available instruments. J Eval Clin Pract. 2010; 16(6):1301-1308.[Abstract PubMed]

Fortin M, Steenbakkers K, Hudon C, Poitras ME, Almirall J, van den Akker M. The electronic Cumulative Illness Rating Scale: a reliable and valid tool to assess multi-morbidity in primary care. J Eval Clin Pract. 2011;17(6):1089-1093.[Abstract PubMed]

Fortin M, Hudon C, Haggerty J, van den Akker M, Almirall J. Prevalence estimates of multimorbidity: a comparative study of two sources. BMC Health Services Research, 2010;10:111.[Full text]

Howlett J, Morin L, Fortin M, Heckman G, Strachan PH, Suskin N, Shamian J, Lewanczuk R, Aurthur HM. End-of-life planning in heart failure: it should be the end of the beginning. Can J Cardiol. 2010;26(3):135-41.[Abstract PubMed]

Loignon C, Haggerty JL, Fortin M, Bedos CP, Allen D, Barbeau D. Physicians' social competence in the provision of care to persons living in poverty: research protocol. BMC Health Serv Res. 2010;25;10:79.[Full text]

Soubhi H, Bayliss EA, Fortin M, Hudon C, van den Akker M, Thivierge R, Posel N, Fleiszer D. Learning and caring in communities of practice: using relationships and collective learning to improve primary care for patients with multimorbidity. Ann Fam Med. 2010;8(2):170-7.[Full text]

Arthur HM, Suskin N, Bayley M, Fortin M, Howlett J, Heckman G, Lewanczuk R. The Canadian Heart Health Strategy and Action Plan: Cardiac rehabilitation as an exemplar of chronic disease management. Can J Cardiol. 2010 Jan;26(1):37-41.[Abstract PubMed]

Soubhi H, Colet NR, Gilbert JH, Lebel P, Thivierge RL, Hudon C, Fortin M. Interprofessional learning in the trenches: fostering collective capability. J Interprof Care. 2009;23:52-57.[Abstract PubMed]

Hudon C, Fortin M, Dubois M-F, Almirall J. Comorbidity and glycemia control among patients with type 2 diabetes in primary care. Diabetes, metabolic syndrome and obesity. 2008;1:33-37.[Full text]

Hudon C, Fortin M, Soubhi H. Single-risk-factor interventions to promote physical activity among patients with chronic diseases in primary care: a systematic review. Can Fam Physician. 2008;54:1130-1137.[Full text]

Hudon C, Fortin M, Soubhi S. Conditions musculo-squelettiques chroniques et comorbidités en soins de première ligne. Can Fam Physician 2008;54 74-75. [Full text]

Fortin M, Dubois M-F, Hudon C, Soubhi H, Almirall J. Multimorbidity and quality of life: a closer look. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2007; 5 :52. [Full text]

Fortin M, Soubhi H, Hudon C, Bayliss EA, van den Akker M. Multimorbidity's many challenges. BMJ 2007; 334: 1016-1017.

Soubhi H. Toward an ecosystemic approach to chronic care design and practice in primary care. Ann Fam Med 2007; 5: 263-269.[Full text]

Smith SM, Soubhi H, Fortin M, Hudon C, O’Dowd T. Interventions to improve outcomes in patients with multimorbidity in primary care and community settings. (Protocol) Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD006560. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006560.

Fortin M, Hudon C, Bayliss EA, Soubhi H, Lapointe L. Caring for Body and Soul: The Importance of Recognizing and Managing Psychological Distress in Persons with Multimorbidity. Int’l J Psychiatry in Medicine 2007; 37: 1-9.[Abstract PubMed]

Hudon C, Fortin M, Soubhi H. Abbreviated guidelines for scoring the Cumulative Illness Rating Scale (CIRS) in family practice. J Clin Epidemiol. 2007;60: 212e1-212e3.

Soubhi H, Fortin M, Hudon C. Perceived conflict in the couple and chronic illness management: preliminary analyses from the Quebec Health Survey. BMC Family Practice 2006 ;7: 59. [Full text]

Fortin M, Bravo G, Hudon C, Lapointe L, Dubois MF, Almirall J. Psychological distress and multimorbidity in primary care. Ann Fam Med 2006;4: 417-422. [Full text]

Fortin M, Dionne J, Pinho G, Gignac J, Almirall J, Lapointe L. Randomized controlled trials: Do they have external validity for patients with multiple comorbidities? Ann Fam Med. 2006;4:104-8. [Full text]

Fortin M, Bravo G, Hudon C, Lapointe L, Almirall J, Dubois M-F, Vanasse A. Relationship between multimorbidity and health-related quality of life of patients in primary care. Quality of Life Research. 2006;15:83-91. [Abstract PubMed]

Fortin M, Hudon C, Dubois MF, Almirall J, Lapointe L, Soubhi H. Comparative assessment of three different indices of multimorbidity for studies on health-related quality of life. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. 2005;3:74. [Full text]

Fortin M, Maltais D, Hudon C, Lapointe L, Ntetu AL. Accessibilité aux soins de santé. Perceptions des patients avec plusieurs problèmes de santé chroniques. Can Fam Physician. 2005;51:1502-3. [Full text]

Fortin M, Bravo G, Hudon C, Vanasse A, Lapointe L. Prevalence of multimorbidity among adults seen in family practice. Ann Fam Med. 2005;3:223-8. [Full text]

Hudon C, Fortin M, Vanasse A. Cumulative Illness Rating Scale was a reliable and valid index in the family practice context. J Clin Epidemiol. 2005;58:603-8. [Abstract PubMed]

Fortin M, Lapointe L, Hudon C, Vanasse A. Multimorbidity is common to family practice. Is it commonly researched? Can Fam Physician. 2005;51:244-5. [Full text]

Fortin M, Lapointe L, Hudon C, Ntetu AL, Maltais D, Vanasse A. Multimorbidity and quality of life in primary care : A systematic review. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. 2004;2:51. [Full text]

Fortin M, Stewart M, Poitras M-E, Almirall J, Maddocks H. A Systematic Review of Prevalence Studies on Multimorbidity: Toward a More Uniform Methodology. Ann Fam Med 2012; 10:142-151 (Full Text).