Breakfast Webinar: Highlights and Implications of the Ontario Science Table's Brief on Primary Care
HOSTED BY The Alliance for healthier communities, nurse practitioner-led clinic association and AFHTO
On Friday, Oct. 23, AFHTO along with our partners presented at Trillium Research Day demonstrating the value of primary care teams' response to COVID-19 and patients' experience with virtual care:
And here's a video of the poster presentation:
Article published in Healthcare Quarterly Today on June 25, 2019
Integration of a nurse-led program in primary care
Research article published in Canadian Family Physician March 2023, 69 (3) e52-e60
Problem addressed Chronic noncancer pain is often excessively managed with medications (most notably opioids) instead of nonpharmacologic options or multidisciplinary care—the gold standards.
Research article published in The Annals of Family Medicine November 2022, 20 (6) 505-511
Research article published in BMC Primary Care 23, 294 (2022)
Research article published in The Annals of Family Medicine January 2022, 20 (1) 24-31
PURPOSE We sought to assess the impact of team-based care on emergency department (ED) use in the context of physicians transitioning from fee-for-service payment to capitation payment in Ontario, Canada.
Research article published in Annals of Family Medicine September 2021, 19 (5) 411-418
Primary Care 2.0: A Prospective Evaluation of a Novel Model of Advanced Team Care With Expanded Medical Assistant Support
The Delivery of Patient Care in Ontario’s Family Health Teams during the First Wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic, HEALTHCARE POLICY, Vol.17 No.2, 2021
Objective: The objective of this paper was to identify continuations and changes in care delivery methods in primary care teams during the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to research published in in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ November 08, 2021 193 (44)), most family physicians now report that they engage in some degree of social intervention in the management of patients. However, outside of community health centres, social interventions are still not a routine part of primary care practice and are not yet considered “standard of care.”
To read more, visit: Implementing social interventions in primary care (CMAJ)