Apr 8, 2022
In this conversation Amy Hsu PhD, Scientist at Bruyère Research Institute, and Faculty Member of Family Medicine in Ottawa, and Peter Tanuseputro MHSc, MD, CCFP, FRCPC, Public Health Physician at the Bruyère Research Institute and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute discuss AI enabled compassionate end of life care through their life expectancy calculator Project Big Life.
Dr. Amy Hsu, PhD: Scientist at Bruyère Research Institute in Ottawa and a Faculty Member in the Department of Family Medicine in Ottawa. Amy holds the University of Ottawa Brain and Mind- Bruyère Research Institute Chair in Primary Health Care in Dementia.
Dr. Peter Tanuseputro, MHSc, MD, CCFP, FRCPC: Public Health Physician and Family Physician at the Bruyère Research Institute and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.
RESPECT: Risk evaluation for support predictions for elder life in the community tool
OSSU: Ontario Spor Support Unit
CIHR: Canadian Institutes of Health Research
RESPECT (Life expectancy calculator): https://www.projectbiglife.ca/
- Project Big Life has developed 4 additional calculators; dementia, elder-life, heart attack and stroke, and sodium measurements.
Additional resource about end-of-life care
Tool to plan a conversation about death with your loved ones over dinner: https://deathoverdinner.org/