Primary Healthcare Research and Integration to Improve Health System Efficiency (PRIIME) Network

Lay Summary 

The Newfoundland & Labrador Primary Healthcare Research and Integration to Improve Health System Efficiency (PRIIME) network is a provincial team of researchers, healthcare professionals, patients and policymakers from multiple health disciplines and sectors dedicated to conducting primary healthcare research focused on patients. The Network is committed to conducting research that improves patient outcomes and that will lead to evidence-based primary care reform in Newfoundland and Labrador.

PRIIME is Newfoundland and Labrador’s response to the Canadian Institute of Health Research’s (CIHR) Strategy for Patient-oriented Research (SPOR) in Primary and Integrated Healthcare Innovation (PIHCI). The network is jointly funded by CIHR under it's Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) Initiative, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Department of Health and Community Services, the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association’s Clinical Stabilization Fund, and the Janeway Foundation.

Interested in joining PRIIME? Contact Nicole Porter (Nicole.Porter@med.mun.ca) for more information. You can also visit us online (www.med.mun.ca/phru/PRIIME) or on Twitter (@MUN_PHRU).

Departments 
Primary Healthcare Research Unit (Clinical Disciplines - Family Medicine)
Funding 
Canadian Institutes Of Health Research (CIHR)
Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association (NLMA)
The Janeway Foundation
The Department of Health and Community Services, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
Communities 
St. John's
Locations 
Newfoundland and Labrador
Themes 
Health Research
Patients
Policy
Start date 
1 Jun 2015
End date 
1 Jun 2020
Lead Organization 
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Partner Organization 
Department of Health and Community Services, Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
The Janeway Foundation