Dr Mathew Grandy, BSc(Kin), MD, CCFP
1465 Brenton Street, Suite 402
Halifax NS B3J 3T4
- Practice Based-Research Networks
- Chronic disease and complex patients
- Utilizing EMR data for primary care research
Dr. Grandy’s research interests lie in utilizing EMR data to better understand chronic disease, medication prescribing and complex patients in the primary care setting.
As network director for the Maritime Research Network of Family Practice (MaRNet-FP), he has the opportunity to work with and involve an enthusiastic network of community-based physicians for research projects and quality improvement. MaRNet-FP is the Nova Scotia network involved in a larger cross country research project which utilizes EMR data for chronic disease surveillance. This study, named the Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN), has been ongoing in Nova Scotia since 2009.
Currently, Dr. Grandy is involved in a number of projects. He is leading a study on identifying and describing chronic opioid prescribing utilizing EMR data, as well as collaborative projects such as; identifying frailty utilizing machine learning and combining EMR data on polypharmacy in the elderly with training on quality improvement within the practice setting.