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Toward a primary care strategy for Canada

Author: Monica Aggarwal; Brian G Hutchison; Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement.
Publisher: Ottawa, Ont. : Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement, 2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Aggarwal; Brian G Hutchison; Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement.
ISBN: 9781927024676 1927024676
OCLC Number: 830008015
Notes: "December 2012."
Description: 1 online resource (iv, 57 pages) : illustrations, digital file
Contents: Acknowledgements --
1.0. Key messages --
2.0. Executive summary --
3.0. Why a strategy? Why now? --
4.0. Defining primary care and primary health care --
5.0. Value of primary care and investments in primary care improvements --
6.0. Progress to date --
7.0. Aims of primary care --
8.0. Measuring progress 9.0. Opportunities for improvement: 9.1. Long and healthy lives: population health; 9.2. Accessibility; 9.3. Person-centredness; 9.4. Safety; 9.5. Effectiveness; 9.6. Efficiency; 9.7. Equity; 9.8. Coordination/integration; 9.9. Enablers of quality; 9.10. Summary --
10.0. Features of high-performing primary care: 10.1. Explicit policy direction anchored in public values, needs and preferences; 10.2. Primary care governance mechanisms at the community, regional and provincial/territorial levels; 10.3. Patient enrolment; 10.4. Inter-professional teams; 10.5. Patient engagement; 10.6. Funding and provider payment arrangements aligned with health system goals; 10.7. Health information technology that effectively supports patients and providers; 10.8. Ongoing performance measurement; 10.9. Training and support for quality improvement; 10.10. Leadership development; 10.11. Coordination, integration and partnerships with other health and social services; 10.12. Systematic evaluation of innovation; 10.13. Research capacity and productivity; 10.14. Decision support --
11.0. Principles of primary care transformation --
12.0. What remains to be done? --
13.0. References --
Appendix 1: Canada's Primary Care Performance --
Appendix 2: Canadian Working Group For Primary Healthcare Improvement / Groupe de travail canadien sur l'amélioration des services de santé de première ligne.
Other Titles: Vers une stratégie des soins primaires pour le Canada
Responsibility: Monica Aggarwal, Brian Hutchison.
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