Michael Schull

Dr. Schull is a Professor in the Department of Medicine, and President and CEO at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences. He is a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Applied Chair in Health Services and Policy Research for his work that brings together clinicians, scientists and policy‐makers. His research focuses on health service utilization, quality of care and patient outcomes as they relate to emergency care, and the study of interventions designed to reduce emergency department waiting times. His studies use administrative datasets and linkages with clinical data, and examine the causes and consequences of emergency department overcrowding, variations in patient waiting times, and pre-hospital care. He is currently working with other researchers and health system decision-makers to evaluate policy interventions designed to reduce emergency department waiting times, and innovative ways to better integrate health care between hospital and community providers.  Dr Schull practices as an Emergency Medicine specialist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto.

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Commentaries by Michael Schull:

Why you must see your doctor after a trip to the ER //L’importance des soins de suivi après une consultation à l’urgence

Posters by Michael Schull:

Why you must see your doctor after a trip to the ER

“Poorly integrated care, where patients fall through the cracks as they transition from the emergency room back to the community, and sometimes, back to the ER again, is a notable shortcoming of our healthcare system.”

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L’importance des soins de suivi après une consultation à l’urgence

« En raison d’une mauvaise intégration des soins, les patients sortant des urgences qui retournent dans la communauté tombent souvent entre les mailles du filet, ce qui les rend à risque de devoir retourner consulter aux urgences. Cette lacune constitue un important raté de notre système de santé. »

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Why you must see your doctor after a trip to the ER

“Up to 30% of patients with chronic illnesses are not seeing a doctor within 30 days after an emergency room visit — and that can de deadly.”

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L’importance des soins de suivi après une consultation à l’urgence

« Environ 30 pour cent des patients atteints d’une maladie chronique ne bénéficient pas des soins d’un médecin dans les 30 jours suivant leur congé de l’urgence. »

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