V1SAGES – Implementation and pragmatic evaluation of a case management and self-management support intervention in primary care for vulnerable people with chronic conditions


  • Pfizer-FRQS-MSSS Grant
  • Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean regional health autority

To evaluate the implementation of case management by a family medicine group (FMG) nurse and of self-management support groups for high service users in FMGs.

Case management by an FMG nurse helped to make improvements to care integration according to patient experience, reduced psychological distress, and improved patients’ and relatives’ sense of safety. Participants in the self-management support groups reported an overall improvement in their self-management skills.

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