Jonathan Sussman

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Health system characteristics of quality care delivery: a comparative case study examination of palliative care for cancer patients in four regions in Ontario, Canada
    Jonathan Sussman
    Supportive Cancer Care Research Unit, Juravinski Cancer Centre, Canada
    Palliat Med 26:322-35. 2012
  2. pmc The interface of primary and oncology specialty care: from diagnosis through primary treatment
    Jonathan Sussman
    CCFP, Supportive Cancer Care Research Unit, Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Juravinski Cancer Centre, 4th Floor, 699 Concession St, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2010:18-24. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The impact of specialized oncology nursing on patient supportive care outcomes
    Jonathan Sussman
    Supportive Cancer Care Research Unit, Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Psychosoc Oncol 29:286-307. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Coordination of palliative cancer care in the community: "unfinished business"
    Kevin Brazil
    St Joseph s Health System Research Network, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 17:819-28. 2009
  5. doi request reprint End-of-Life Cancer Care: Temporal Association between Homecare Nursing and Hospitalizations
    Hsien Seow
    1 Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Palliat Med 19:263-70. 2016
  6. doi request reprint Factors associated with not receiving homecare, end-of-life homecare, or early homecare referral among cancer decedents: A population-based cohort study
    Daryl Bainbridge
    Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada Electronic address
    Health Policy 119:831-9. 2015
  7. pmc Impact of community based, specialist palliative care teams on hospitalisations and emergency department visits late in life and hospital deaths: a pooled analysis
    Hsien Seow
    Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8V 5C2, Canada
    BMJ 348:g3496. 2014
  8. pmc Do high symptom scores trigger clinical actions? An audit after implementing electronic symptom screening
    Hsien Seow
    Department of Oncology, McMaster University, 699 Concession St, Hamilton, Ontario L8V 5C2, Canada
    J Oncol Pract 8:e142-8. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Advanced lung cancer patients' experience with continuity of care and supportive care needs
    Amna Husain
    Division of Palliative Care, University of Toronto, Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, Mount Sinai Hospital, 60 Murray St, 4th Floor, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5T 3L9
    Support Care Cancer 21:1351-8. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Core domains for a person-focused outcome measurement system in cancer (PROMS-Cancer Core) for routine care: a scoping review and Canadian Delphi Consensus
    Doris Howell
    University Health Network and Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Value Health 16:76-87. 2013

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Health system characteristics of quality care delivery: a comparative case study examination of palliative care for cancer patients in four regions in Ontario, Canada
    Jonathan Sussman
    Supportive Cancer Care Research Unit, Juravinski Cancer Centre, Canada
    Palliat Med 26:322-35. 2012
    ..A number of palliative care delivery models have been proposed to address the structural and process gaps in this care. However, the specific elements required to form competent systems are often vaguely described...
  2. pmc The interface of primary and oncology specialty care: from diagnosis through primary treatment
    Jonathan Sussman
    CCFP, Supportive Cancer Care Research Unit, Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Juravinski Cancer Centre, 4th Floor, 699 Concession St, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2010:18-24. 2010
    ....
  3. doi request reprint The impact of specialized oncology nursing on patient supportive care outcomes
    Jonathan Sussman
    Supportive Cancer Care Research Unit, Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Psychosoc Oncol 29:286-307. 2011
    ..The results of this study are important in supporting the design and development of controlled trials to examine provider roles in the coordination of supportive cancer care...
  4. doi request reprint Coordination of palliative cancer care in the community: "unfinished business"
    Kevin Brazil
    St Joseph s Health System Research Network, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 17:819-28. 2009
    ..This study assessed the degree to which services in south-central Ontario, Canada, were coordinated to meet the supportive care needs of palliative cancer patients and their families...
  5. doi request reprint End-of-Life Cancer Care: Temporal Association between Homecare Nursing and Hospitalizations
    Hsien Seow
    1 Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Palliat Med 19:263-70. 2016
    ..Our objective was to investigate the temporal association of homecare nursing, especially by generalist nurses, with reduced end-of-life hospitalizations...
  6. doi request reprint Factors associated with not receiving homecare, end-of-life homecare, or early homecare referral among cancer decedents: A population-based cohort study
    Daryl Bainbridge
    Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada Electronic address
    Health Policy 119:831-9. 2015
    ..05). The systematic differences in homecare use that we identified can help to guide strategies for improving access to these important services. ..
  7. pmc Impact of community based, specialist palliative care teams on hospitalisations and emergency department visits late in life and hospital deaths: a pooled analysis
    Hsien Seow
    Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8V 5C2, Canada
    BMJ 348:g3496. 2014
    ..To determine the pooled effect of exposure to one of 11 specialist palliative care teams providing services in patients' homes...
  8. pmc Do high symptom scores trigger clinical actions? An audit after implementing electronic symptom screening
    Hsien Seow
    Department of Oncology, McMaster University, 699 Concession St, Hamilton, Ontario L8V 5C2, Canada
    J Oncol Pract 8:e142-8. 2012
    ..This study examined whether patient visits with higher symptom scores are associated with higher rates of symptom documentation in the chart and symptom-specific actions being taken...
  9. doi request reprint Advanced lung cancer patients' experience with continuity of care and supportive care needs
    Amna Husain
    Division of Palliative Care, University of Toronto, Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, Mount Sinai Hospital, 60 Murray St, 4th Floor, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5T 3L9
    Support Care Cancer 21:1351-8. 2013
    ..The study focuses attention on continuity of care as an important aspect of optimizing outcomes in cancer care...
  10. doi request reprint Core domains for a person-focused outcome measurement system in cancer (PROMS-Cancer Core) for routine care: a scoping review and Canadian Delphi Consensus
    Doris Howell
    University Health Network and Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Value Health 16:76-87. 2013
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Towards improving the co-ordination of supportive cancer care services in the community
    Kevin Brazil
    The Supportive Cancer Care Research Unit, Hamilton Regional Cancer Centre, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Health Policy 70:125-31. 2004
    ..The study generated recommendations to improve co-ordination of supportive cancer care at both the administrative as well as direct care level...
  12. pmc Providing supportive care to cancer patients: a study on inter-organizational relationships
    Kevin Brazil
    St Joseph s Health System Research Network, Supportive Care Research Unit, Juravinski Cancer Centre, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Int J Integr Care 8:e01. 2008
    ..Despite the recognition that SCC services must be better coordinated, little research has been done to examine inter-organizational relationships that would enable this goal...
  13. doi request reprint Robotic radiosurgery for the treatment of 1-3 brain metastases: a pragmatic application of cost-benefit analysis using willingness-to-pay
    Jeffrey Noah Greenspoon
    Department of Oncology, Juravinski Cancer Centre Division of Radiation Oncology, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 12:517-23. 2013
    ..Cost-benefit analysis offers an analytic method to evaluate local preferences and provide accountability when allocating limited healthcare resources. ..
  14. doi request reprint Clinical experience using hypofractionated radiation schedules in breast cancer
    Timothy J Whelan
    Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Semin Radiat Oncol 18:257-64. 2008
    ..Early cohort studies report good local control and acceptable morbidity. Randomized trials are now underway to compare this approach to conventional whole-breast irradiation...
  15. doi request reprint Factors associated with acute care use among nursing home residents dying of cancer: a population-based study
    Daryl Bainbridge
    Senior Research Coordinator, McMaster University, and Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Palliat Nurs 21:349-56. 2015
    ..Little is known about residents of long-term care (LTC) facilities who die of cancer. The authors examined factors among this cohort prognostic of greater acute care use to identify areas for improving support in LTC...
  16. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of studies evaluating diffusion and dissemination of selected cancer control interventions
    Peter Ellis
    Hamilton Regional Cancer Centre, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Health Psychol 24:488-500. 2005
    ..Future research should consider methodological issues such as the most appropriate study design and outcomes to be evaluated...
  17. pmc Technology resource planning in radiation oncology: application of a needs-based analytic framework to radiosurgery planning in Ontario
    Jeffrey N Greenspoon
    McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
    J Oncol Pract 8:358-62. 2012
    ..The goal of this article is to demonstrate the feasibility of applying an explicit, needs-based model to resource planning in radiation oncology...
  18. pmc Who is responsible? The role of family physicians in the provision of supportive cancer care
    Kevin Brazil
    St Joseph s Health System Research Network the Supportive Care Research Unit, Juravinski Cancer Centre and the Departments of Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Oncol Pract 6:19-24. 2010
    ..However, little research exists on the specific role FPs play in addressing these needs...
  19. doi request reprint Common Components of Efficacious In-Home End-of-Life Care Programs: A Review of Systematic Reviews
    Daryl Bainbridge
    Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 64:632-9. 2016
    ..Knowledge of these features can help inform the design of this care in local contexts that will more likely improve outcomes for individuals in an effective and cost-efficient manner. ..
  20. doi request reprint Are family physician visits and continuity of care associated with acute care use at end-of-life? A population-based cohort study of homecare cancer patients
    Ummukulthum Almaawiy
    1McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Palliat Med 28:176-83. 2014
    ..Previous end-of-life cancer research has shown an association between increased family physician continuity of care and reduced use of acute care services; however, it did not focus on a homecare population or control for homecare nursing...
  21. pmc What constitutes a "clinical trial"?: a survey of oncology professionals
    James R Wright
    Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Trials 9:12. 2008
    ....
  22. doi request reprint A Pan-Canadian practice guideline: prevention, screening, assessment, and treatment of sleep disturbances in adults with cancer
    Doris Howell
    University Health Network Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue PMH, Room 15 617, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 21:2695-706. 2013
    ....
  23. pmc Multidisciplinary health care professionals' perceptions of the use and utility of a symptom assessment system for oncology patients
    Daryl Bainbridge
    Juravinski Cancer Centre McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Oncol Pract 7:19-23. 2011
    ..This study examines the perceived value of the ESAS among clinical teams and barriers to its use in enhancing multidisciplinary care...