Evaluation of the McMaster Family Health Team: results and practical implications for quality improvement
By Laila Nasser, Alix Stosic, David Price; McMaster FHT Abstract Purpose: To evaluate the McMaster Family Health Team (MFHT) as part of a Continuous Quality Improvement initiative using a set of provincial performance metrics to demonstrate which measures of assessment are actually clinically meaningful in context and where system-level changes might be implemented to improve operational practice.
CBC News article published on November 27, 2018 By CBC News A clinic in a small northwestern Ontario town is enjoying some recognition after taking a chance on an unusual approach to opioid prescription. For the past several years, the Marathon Family Health Team, located in Marathon, Ont., has required urine drug tests of every patient prescribed opioids for chronic pain.
Access to PDF Flyer for Espanola & Area FHT RAAM Clinic Espanola & Area Family Health Team has implemented a new program to enhance services offered at their clinic. The Rapid Access Addiction Medicine (RAAM) Clinic serves those with substance abuse issues, primarily addictions to opioids and alcohol.
People across Ontario and North America are keen to learn about the ground-breaking advances AFHTO members are making to meaningfully measure and improve primary care. Presentations are listed by theme below, with brief descriptions.
AFHTO congratulates Medical Associates of Port Perry, North Durham FHT and physicians in our member family health teams who were recognized on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at the Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP) 2018 Awards Ceremony.
The Peterborough Examiner article published on November 13, 2018 By Jessica Nyznik, The Peterborough Examiner
To be used for Ontario Breast Screening Program general imaging in Peterborough
The Lindsay Advocate article published on November 12, 2018 By Roderick Benns,The Lindsay Advocate Health care services continue to be available at the Woodville Medical Centre, thanks to a collaborative effort between the Community Care Health & Care Network and the City of Kawartha Lakes Family Health Team. Following the departure of Dr.
The most effective outreach for patients overdue for cancer screening, according to St. Michael’s Hospital Academic FHT
By Tara Kiran, MD, MSc, Sam Davie, MSc, Rahim Moineddin, PhD, and Aisha Lofters, MD, PhD; St. Michael's Academic FHT