Activities, publications

Some publications

Houben E, Bakker M, Colbaugh R, Glass K, Rudolf C, Tremblay M, Herings RM (2018) Prediction model for identifying patients with lipodystrophy in electronic health records, Value in Health, 21:S375.

Building worldly insights: healthcare challenges in post-conflict countries and in small/island countries, Healthc Manage Forum. 2017, Jul;30(4):200-206.

Coward M, Crombie A, Joy M, Ream E, Tremblay M, Wilson P. (2016) Main Report: Primary care strategic workforce planning programme. University of Kent, University of Surrey for Health Education England Kent, Surrey, Sussex, UK.

Workforce Foresight Delphi Study: Technical Report for the Primary care strategic workforce planning programme. University of Kent for Health Education England Kent, Surrey, Sussex, UK, 2016.

Medicines counterfeiting is a complex problem: a review of key challenges across the supply chain, Curr Drug Saf. 2013, 8(1):43-55. (est’d 19 citations)

Hudson M, Tremblay M (2012) Life science strategy for Malta, Government of Malta.

Liberating information: understanding the disruptive potential. Submission to the UK Department of Health, on ‘Liberating the NHS: An Information Revolution’ 2011.

Recommendation (2007)212 on e-health and democracy in the regions: Health for democratic participation and social inclusion in the regions, adopted by the Council of Europe Congress of Local and Regional Authorities, 27 September 2007. Advisor and author

Hutton J, McGrath C, Frybourg J-M, Tremblay M, Bramley-Harker E, Henshall C (2006) Framework for describing and classifying decision-making systems using technology assessment to determine the reimbursement of health technologies (fourth hurdle systems), International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 22(1):10-18. (est’d 122 citations)

Finding common ground: policy imperatives for Europe, in Peter Pitts (ed) Coincidence or crisis: prescription medicine counterfeiting, Stockholm Network, 2006. (est’d 1 citation)

Nolte J, Tremblay M (2005) Enhancing interdisciplinary collaboration in primary health care in Canada, Conference Board of Canada. (est’d 66 citations)

Tremblay M, Guy S (2004) Releasing value: the knowledge value chain, Pharmaceutical Marketing 16(3)26-28.

Recommendation (2004)17 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on the impact of information technologies on health care – the patient and Internet. Adopted by the Committee of Ministers, Council of Europe, 15 December 2004. Advisor and lead author

Exploding health care myths – the real threats to public health, British Journal of Healthcare Management 1999, 5(3):89-91.

The patient’s experience of care, in M Thick (ed.), Telemedicine: risks and opportunities, Round Table Series 41, Royal Society of Medicine, UK, 1995.

Of confidence and identity: the doctor in management, in The new face of the NHS, Peter Spurgeon (ed.), Longman. 2Nd edition 1998. (est’d 3 citations)

Balancing accountability and authority: the new governance, British Journal of Healthcare Management 1996, 2(12): 669-673.

Consultancy Reports and Projects

Fake medicines and antibiotic resistance in Africa

Retail and branded generics business strategy

Commercialisation of research, King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre, UK

Behavioural economics decision architecture in retail pharmacy in emerging economies

International comparison of the functions and sizes of ministries of health, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Ontario

Scoping technologies for pandemics, obesity and counterfeit medicines, Department of Health, UK

Not lost in translation: systems thinking for research and innovation, Department of Health, UK

Horizon scan of diagnostic technologies: technology push or treatment pull? Diagnostic Services Committee, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Ontario

LLHINs: Collaborative governance of Ontario’s healthcare system, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Ontario

Prediction modelling in healthcare, Department of Health, UK

The Pharmaceutical “safety chain” and the international trade in counterfeit medicines, Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry

Thinking beyond technology: finding the e-health winners, Submission to the House of Commons Health Committee on the use of new medical technologies

Digital errors, Submission to the National Patient Safety Agency, UK

Social implications of electronic prescribing, Department of Health, UK

Evaluation framework for COPD forecasting and supervision of research pilots conducted by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, between the NHS and Met Office, Department of Health, UK

Health policy and research issues of digital interactive television, Department of Health, UK

Feasibility study for an internet pharmacy, UK plc

The right of establishment of professionals in European law. Available from author

European competition law and public undertakings: implications for health policy and system restructuring. Available from author

Feasibility study for in-store health centres, UK plc

Age Concern England and Royal College of Nursing, Paying for nursing in nursing homes, a proposed payment model, Submission to the Royal Commission on Long Term Care

Portability of social security entitlements in Europe, University of Birmingham

Educational leaves of absence, 2 volumes, The Commission of Inquiry on Educational Leave and Productivity, Labour Canada

Example Topics

Clinical decision making (multi-country studies, various conditions diseases): amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, ovarian cancer, cardiovascular diseas, hospital and ward-based medicine supply, physical activity and human mobility

Hospital-based care management: acute pain management, clinical pharmacy, rehabilitation, patient literacy, standards and practices to support clinical education, clinical nutritionists, support to improve clinical decision making with specialist clinical teams: progressive developmental disorders/autism, occupational therapy, charge nurses, nurse preceptors, stroke rehabilitation, drug and alcohol addiction and so on.

Commercialisation of Agri-Biotechnology Research, Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Canada

Policy Development and Analytical Thinking in Leadership and Development (LEADS), Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Revenue, Government of Ontario (Director-level civil servants)

Professional Revalidation of Doctors, various post-graduate centres, UK (over 200 consultants attended these courses to implement GMC revalidation requirements)

Stepping Stones, Psychodynamic Executive Leadership Development, NHS (with Dr Lionel Stapley, Tavistock). (some participants have gone on to significant leadership roles)

Human Resource Management Reform of Central Government, Government of Hungary with Government of France, and funded by the European Commission)

European Health Management, University of Birmingham (first such course on the subject of health policy making in the EU, held in Brussels)

Quality and Management, International Hospital Federation Summer School, University of Birmingham (attendees from over 40 countries)

Problem-Solving and Evaluation, Certificate in Hospital Management, Malta

Health and the European Institutions of Integration, Royal College of Nursing

Educational Leadership, Cambridge University

and so on.