Julie Polisena

Summary

Affiliation: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Reprocessing and reuse of single-use medical devices: a national survey of Canadian acute-care hospitals
    Julie Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:437-9. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Reuse of single use medical devices in Canada: clinical and economic outcomes, legal and ethical issues, and current hospital practice
    David Hailey
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 24:430-6. 2008
  3. pmc Post-marketing surveillance in the published medical and grey literature for percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty catheters: a systematic review
    Julie Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, 600 865 Carling Ave, Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5S8, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:94. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Case studies that illustrate disinvestment and resource allocation decision-making processes in health care: a systematic review
    Julie Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 29:174-84. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The proportion of influenza vaccination in Ontario, Canada in 2007/2008 compared with other provinces
    Julie Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1S 5S8
    Vaccine 30:1981-5. 2012
  6. pmc Clinical effectiveness of rapid tests for methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in hospitalized patients: a systematic review
    Julie Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Infect Dis 11:336. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Performance evaluation in home and community care
    Julie Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Med Syst 34:291-7. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Home telehealth for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Julie Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health CADTH, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Telemed Telecare 16:120-7. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Home telemonitoring for congestive heart failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Julie Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Telemed Telecare 16:68-76. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Home telehealth for chronic disease management: a systematic review and an analysis of economic evaluations
    Julie Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 25:339-49. 2009

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Reprocessing and reuse of single-use medical devices: a national survey of Canadian acute-care hospitals
    Julie Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:437-9. 2008
    ..Our response rate was 72% (413 responses), and 28% of hospitals reprocess single-use devices. The results showed that Canadian hospital practices have not changed much in the past decade...
  2. doi request reprint Reuse of single use medical devices in Canada: clinical and economic outcomes, legal and ethical issues, and current hospital practice
    David Hailey
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 24:430-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the evidence that reuse of medical devices marketed for single use only (SUDs) is safe, effective and cost-effective, and to consider the use and health services impact of this practice in Canada...
  3. pmc Post-marketing surveillance in the published medical and grey literature for percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty catheters: a systematic review
    Julie Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, 600 865 Carling Ave, Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5S8, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:94. 2013
    ..Grey literature has not been commercially published...
  4. doi request reprint Case studies that illustrate disinvestment and resource allocation decision-making processes in health care: a systematic review
    Julie Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 29:174-84. 2013
    ..Our research objective is to systematically review and catalogue the application of frameworks and tools for disinvestment and resource allocation decision making in health care...
  5. doi request reprint The proportion of influenza vaccination in Ontario, Canada in 2007/2008 compared with other provinces
    Julie Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1S 5S8
    Vaccine 30:1981-5. 2012
    ..The results of this study may help to inform the development of strategies to increase vaccination coverage in Canada...
  6. pmc Clinical effectiveness of rapid tests for methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in hospitalized patients: a systematic review
    Julie Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Infect Dis 11:336. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Performance evaluation in home and community care
    Julie Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Med Syst 34:291-7. 2010
    ..Efficiency analysis appears to represent an additional tool for use in assessing the performance of providers in the home and community care sector...
  8. doi request reprint Home telehealth for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Julie Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health CADTH, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Telemed Telecare 16:120-7. 2010
    ..21; 95% CI: 0.84 to 1.75). Home telehealth interventions were similar or better than usual care for quality of life and patient satisfaction outcomes...
  9. doi request reprint Home telemonitoring for congestive heart failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Julie Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Telemed Telecare 16:68-76. 2010
    ..More studies of higher methodological quality are required to give more precise information about the potential clinical effectiveness of home telehealth interventions...
  10. doi request reprint Home telehealth for chronic disease management: a systematic review and an analysis of economic evaluations
    Julie Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 25:339-49. 2009
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Home telehealth for diabetes management: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    J Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, 600 865 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5S8, Canada
    Diabetes Obes Metab 11:913-30. 2009
    ..The research objective was to systematically review the literature and perform meta-analyses to assess the potential benefits of home telehealth compared with usual care (UC) for patients with diabetes...
  12. doi request reprint The effect of English-language restriction on systematic review-based meta-analyses: a systematic review of empirical studies
    Andra Morrison
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 28:138-44. 2012
    ..However, the exclusive reliance on English-language studies may not represent all of the evidence. Excluding languages other than English (LOE) may introduce a language bias and lead to erroneous conclusions...
  13. doi request reprint Economic analysis of reprocessing single-use medical devices: a systematic literature review
    Philip Jacobs
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:297-301. 2008
    ..We conducted a survey of the economic literature to obtain the current evidence available and to assess the costs and benefits of reusing single-use medical devices...