ONDRI’s Aim 4 Featured at the 2021 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC)

Aug 6, 2021 | News

The 2021 AAIC conference took place on July 26-30, 2021, in Denver, Colorado and concurrently as a virtual event. This annual conference is an opportunity to showcase important research in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia from around the world.

This year, work examining health systems use by people living with dementia in Ontario (ONDRI’s Aim 4), led by Susan Bronskill, PhD and Laura Maclagan MSc, was featured in a virtual oral presentation along with three poster presentations.

Studies presented included:

  • “Phase-specific health system costs of dementia in Ontario, Canada: a propensity score-matched cohort study”

  • “How common is concurrent neurological and mood/anxiety disorder comorbidity over time? A population-based cohort study in Ontario, Canada”

  • “The impact of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic on health service use by persons with dementia in Ontario, Canada: a population-based time series analysis”

  • “Using natural language processing to identify signs and symptoms of dementia and cognitive impairment in primary care electronic medical records (EMR)”

To learn more about these studies, view abstracts here.