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In collaboration with Ontario’s six medical schools, Machealth has launched a new online learning program designed to help Canadain health professionals better understand their role in the management of the ongoing opioid crisis. The program addresses common challenges in the management of chronic pain, with a specific focus on risk reduction when prescribing opioids, as well as a focused look at preventing opioid use disorder and overdoses.
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.
Workplace Investigations: Best Practices, Guidelines and Techniques
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