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November 1, 2010

Co-chairs‘ opening remarks

Brian Hutchison » Presentation (PDF)

Denis A. Roy » Presentation (PDF, available in French only)

Keynote

Southcentral Foundation’s Nuka Model of Care
Dr. Doug Eby, Vice-president, Medical Services, and Donna Galbreath, Medical Director of Quality Assurance,
Southcentral Foundation, Alaska
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» Presentation (PDF)

 

Breakout A


Access
Ensuring patients receive access to the right providers, in the right places, at the right time for safe, appropriate and competent care

Enhancing GP Access

» Presentation (PDF)

Elaine Rankin, Director of Population Health and Primary Care, Cape Breton District Health Authority

Saskatchewan Health Quality Council

» Presentation (PDF)

Bonnie Brossart, CEO, Saskatchewan Health Quality Council
Christina Southey, Quality Improvement Consultant

First Nations
Offering healthcare resources that respect the unique cultural needs of First Nations people

Tui'kn Partnership

» Presentation (PDF)

Elaine Allison, Health Manager, Wagmatcook Health Centre, Nova Scotia  
Sharon Rudderham, Health Director at Eskasoni First Nation and also Chairperson of the Tui’kn Partnership

Central Interior Native Health Society

 

Annette Browne, Associate Professor, UBC School of Nursing
Olive Godwin, Primary Health Care Coordinator, Central Interior Native Health Society (TBC)

Rocky Mountain House Primary Care Network: First Nation Midwifery Program

» Presentation (PDF)

Barb Bodiguel midwife
Jeannette Sandstra, Executive Director, Rocky Mountain House Primary Care Network

Private-sector partnerships
Demonstrating that private partnerships can facilitate outstanding, affordable care in communities

 

Jocoeur

» Presentation (PDF, available in French only)
» Video on YouTube

Lise Langlois, chef de l’administration de programme, Jocoeur
Dr. Tri Minh Tran, directeur medical et médecin réponddant de l’équipe Jocoeur
Réal Bérubé, co-propriétaire et directeur général de “La Fromagerie La Vache à Maillotte“

Southcentral Foundation Q & A
Addressing questions and responses to the keynote, Southcentral Foundation’s Nuka Model of Care

Southcentral Foundation Dr. Doug Eby, Vice-president, Medical Services, Southcentral Foundation, Alaska
Donna Galbreath, Medical Director of Quality Assurance,
Southcentral Foundation, Alaska

Breakout B


Complex needs
Highlighting how organizations can effectively provide care to individuals whose state of health causes heavy use of resources

Network of integrated services for seniors (Le réseau de services intégrés aux personnes âgées)

» Presentation (PDF)(available in French only)

Céline Bureau, Director, Direction du projet clinique, de la santé publique et du développement des communautés, Centre de santé et de services sociaux - Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Sherbrooke
Suzanne Gosselin, MD, FCMFC
Director of professional services and medical partnerships,
Centre for Health and Social Services-University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke
Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Sherbrooke

Défi Santé

» Presentation (PDF)

France Laframboise, Director, Service and Care Quality, CSSS des Sommets, 2004–2009, Assistant Director, Clinical Services, MédiaMed Technologies
Jean Mireault,Public Health Director and Medical Coordinator for the Défi-Santé program, CSSS des Sommets, 2004–2009, Vice-President, Clinical Affairs, MédiaMed Technologies

Enhanced Assisted Living for Dementia

» Presentation (PDF)

Kelli O'Brien, Chief Operating Officer, Long Term Care and Rural Health, Western Health, Newfoundland and Labrador

Mental health
Supporting unique approaches to integrating mental health services 

Bounce Back – Reclaim Your Health

» Presentation (PDF)

Lynn Spence, Associate Executive Director and Director of Provincial Programs, B.C. division of the Canadian Mental Health Association
David Floody, Participant Advisor,
Bounce Back Program

Mental Health Shared Care – Hamilton

» Presentation (PDF)

Dr. Nick Kates, Program Director

Mental Health Integration Program

» Presentation (PDF)

Bronwyn Davies, Director  of Primary Health Care Branch, New Brunswick

Quality improvement
Demonstrating how to improve access, efficiency and clinical care by focusing on elements such as prevention and office practice redesign

Practice Support Program

» Presentation (PDF)

Dr. Dan MacCarthy, British Columbia Medical Association

Alberta AIM (Access. Improvement. Measures.)

» Presentation (PDF)

Dr. Rob Wedel, Physician, Chinook Primary Care Network, Alberta
Steven R. Clelland, Director, Decision-Making Supports Primary Care Reform, Community and Rural, Primary Care and Chronic Disease Management, Alberta Health Services

Quality Improvement and Innovation Partnership

» Presentation (PDF)

Brenda Fraser, Executive Director, Quality Improvement Innovation Partnership

Rural and remote
Addressing the challenges posed by providing quality healthcare to rural and remote populations

 

Provision of Birthing services in Northern Regions with level one centers

» Presentation (PDF)
» Video on YouTube

Gisela Becker, Midwifery Program, Fort Smith Health and Social Services Authority, Northwest Territories, and President of the Canadian Association of Midwives
Dr. Andrew Kotaska, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Community Paramedicine

» Presentation (PDF)

Dr. Ken Buchholz, senior physician advisor and director, Quality and Patient Safety, Department of Health, Nova Scotia
Tom Dobson, paramedic with  Emergency Health Services Nova Scotia and co-ordinator of Community Paramedicine

Remote video consultation

» Presentation (PDF)

Dr. Michael Jong, Chief Medical Officer, Labrador Health Centre

Unattached patients
Addressing the challenges of matching family doctors with unattached patients who need care continuity

Access mechanism for clients with no family physician (Guichet d'acces pour la clientèle sans médecin de
famille
)

» Presentation (PDF, available in French only)

Dr. Jacques Ricard, Medical Consultant, Direction de l'organisation des services de première ligne intégrés, ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux du Québec

Unattached Patient Assessment and Referral Project

» Presentation (PDF)

Dr. Kim Ferguson, Family Physician, Port Perry, Ontario, and lead physician for the Unattached Patient Assessment and Referral Program
Samantha Dalby, Lead Nurse Practitioner, Unattached Patient Assessment, Triage and Referral Program

Health Care Connect

» Presentation (PDF)

Joshua Tepper, Health Human Resources Strategy Division,
Assistant Deputy Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Ontario

Breakout C


Hard-to-reach populations
Creating solutions for populations that require alternatives to traditional methods of healthcare delivery

 

Saskatoon Health Bus

» Presentation (PDF)
» Video

Sheila Achilles, Director, Primary Health, Saskatoon Health Region
Pat Stuart, Primary Health Facilitator, Primary Health, Saskatoon Health Region

Social Paediatric Centres (Les centres de pédiatrie sociale)

» Presentation (PDF) (available in French only)

Mme Marie-Agnès Lebreton, directrice générale du centre de pédiatrie sociale, Côte-des-Neiges Centre de services préventifs à l’enfance

Inner City Health Associates

» Presentation (PDF)

Dr. Vicky Stergiopoulos, Medical Director, Inner City Health Associates, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto
Dr. Melissa Melnitzer, Inner City Health Associates, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto


Patient self-management
Supporting and guiding patients when it is determined they are best placed to manage their own care

ANCHOR (A Novel Approach to Cardiovascular Health by Optimizing Risk Management)

» Presentation (PDF)

Dr. Jafna Cox, Division of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax
Dr. Michael Vallis, Clinical Psychologist, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax

Primary Care and Chronic Disease Management Self-Management Program

» Presentation (PDF)

Dawn Estey, Manager, Primary Care and Chronic Disease Management, Alberta Health Services

Heart Function Network: a system-wide approach to chronic heart failure

» Presentation (PDF)

Monique Bailey, RN, BN, Nurse Clinician, Heart Failure/Heart Function Network, Alberta Health Services


Quality improvement (repeat)
Demonstrating how to improve access, efficiency and clinical care by focusing on elements such as prevention and office practice redesign

Practice Support Program

» Presentation (PDF)

Dr. Dan MacCarthy, British Columbia Medical Association

Alberta AIM (Access. Improvement. Measures.)

» Presentation (PDF)

Dr. Rob Wedel, Physician, Chinook Primary Care Network, Alberta
Steven R. Clelland, Director, Decision-Making Supports Primary Care Reform, Community and Rural, Primary Care and Chronic Disease Management, Alberta Health Services

Quality Improvement and Innovation Partnership

» Presentation (PDF)

Brenda Fraser, Executive Director, Quality Improvement and Innovation Partnership

Transitions from hospital to home
Maintaining quality care for patients as they transition to post-hospital life at home

Virtual Ward – St. Michael's Hospital

» Presentation (PDF)

Irfan Dhalla, Staff Physician and Scientist, Department of Medicine, Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto

Virtual Ward – South East Toronto Family Health Team

» Presentation (PDF)

Dr. Thuy-Nga (Tia) Pham, Virtual Ward Physician Lead, Southeast Toronto Family Health Team
Kavita Mehta, Executive Director, Southeast Toronto Family Health Team



Day one reflections and co-chairs' closing remarks
Brian Hutchison and Denis A. Roy

» Presentation (PDF)

November 2, 2010

Keynote

Dr. Antonia Maioni, Director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, Montreal
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Breakout D


Interdisciplinary teams A
Improving the quality of healthcare by collaboratively combining the skills of professionals with unique areas of expertise within teams

Family Health Teams, Community Health Centres and Nurse Practitioners-led Clinics

 

Joshua Tepper, Family Health Teams Implementation, Assistant Deputy Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Ontario
» Presentation (PDF)
Adrianna Tetley, Executive Director, Association of Ontario Health Centres
» Presentation (PDF)
Doris Grinspun, Executive Director, Registered Nurses Association of Ontario
» Presentation (PDF)
Stewart Kennedy, Ontario Medical Association
» Presentation (PDF)


Patient rostering
Showing that enrolling patients in a roster can help to improve efficiency and can be accompanied by benefits for the patients and the practice

Ontario Patient Rostering

» Presentation (PDF)

Mary Fleming, Director, Primary Health Care Branch, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Performance and Diligence Indicators Program

» Presentation (PDF)

Lee Hall, Director, Performance and Diligence Indicators Program, Edmonton, Alberta
Rob Skrypnek, Manager, Performance and Diligence Indicators Program, Edmonton, Alberta

De l’inscription du médecin à l’inscription générale de la clientèle

» Presentation (PDF) (available in French only)

François Dubé, Adjoint exécutif, Direction de l'organisation des services de première ligne, Ministère de la santé et des services sociaux

Payment reform
Examining the pros and cons of various payment models for primary healthcare

Ontario Payment Reform

» Presentation (PDF)

Susan Fitzpatrick, Assistant Deputy Minister, Negotiations and Accountability Management Division, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Dr. Scott Wooder, Ontario Medical Association

Transition from fee for service to salary for physicians in the Northwest Territories

» Presentation (PDF)

Ruth Robertson, CEO, Yellowknife Health and Social Services Authority
Ewan Affleck, Medical Director, Yellowknife Health and Social Services Authority

Physician Integrated Network

» Presentation (PDF)

Jeanette Edwards, Special Advisor to the Deputy Minister of Health, Manitoba Health, and Regional Director of Primary Health Care and Chronic Disease, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Dr. Cornelius Woelk, Family Physician, C.W. Wiebe Medical Centre, Winkler, Manitoba

Primary healthcare governance models
Examining primary healthcare governance practices and the influence on an innovation's success

Divisions of Family Practice

» Presentation (PDF)

Brian Evoy, Executive Lead, Divisions of Family Practice, B.C. Ministry of Health Services
Dr. Brenda Hefford, Physician Executive Lead, Primary Care, Fraser Health

Département régional de médecine générale

» Presentation (PDF) (available in French only)

Dr. Benoit Gervais, Chef du Département régional de médecine générale de la Mauricie et du Centre-du-Québec
Dr. Louise Quesnel, coordonnatrice de la table provinciale des chefs des DRMG

Thriving models that haven't spread: Why not?
Exploring why successful models of primary healthcare organizations in Canada have not been adopted across the country (continued in Breakout E)

REACH (Research Education and Action for Community Health) – Vancouver

» Presentation (PDF)

Madeline Boscoe, Executive Director, Community Health Clinic, Vancouver

Group Health Centre – Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

» Presentation (PDF)

Elizabeth Bodnar, Senior Manager, Corporate Relations and Privacy, Group Health Centre, Sault Ste. Marie
Dr. Brian Mitchell, Algoma District Medical Group, Group Health Centre, Sault Ste. Marie

North End Community Health Centre – Halifax

» Presentation (PDF)

Dr. John Fraser, North End Community Health Centre
Patti Melanson, Team Leader and Street Nurse, Mobile Outreach Street Health Team, North End Community Health Centre

Saskatoon Community Clinic

» Presentation (PDF)

Patrick Lapointe, Administrator, Saskatoon Community Clinic

 

Breakout E


Interdisciplinary teams B
Improving the quality of healthcare by collaboratively combining the skills of professionals with unique areas of expertise within teams

Groupe de médecine familiale Montmagny

» Presentation (PDF)

Dr. Jean-François Rancourt, Chef du département de médecine générale CSSS Montmagny-L'Islet, Responsable du GMF de Montmagny, Quebec

Primary Care Networks

» Presentation (PDF)

Dr. Rob Wedel, Physician, Chinook Primary Care Network, Taber, Alberta
Brenda Regehr, Executive Director, Primary Care Reform, Community and Rural, Primary Care and Chronic Disease Management, Alberta Health Services

St. Joseph's Community Health Centre

» Presentation (PDF)

Andrew Brillant, Pharmacist, St. Joseph's Community Health Centre, Saint John, New Brunswick

Patient rostering (repeat)
Showing that enrolling patients in a roster can help to improve efficiency and can be accompanied by other benefits for the patients and the practice

Ontario Patient Rostering

» Presentation (PDF)

Mary Fleming, Director, Primary Health Care Branch, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Performance and Diligence Indicators Program

» Presentation (PDF)

Lee Hall, Director, Performance and Diligence Indicators Program, Edmonton, Alberta
Rob Skrypnek, Manager, Performance and Diligence Indicators Program, Edmonton, Alberta

De l’inscription du médecin à l’inscription générale de la clientèle

» Presentation (PDF) (available in French only)

François Dubé, Adjoint exécutif, Direction de l'organisation des services de première ligne, Ministère de la santé et des services sociaux

Payment reform (repeat)
Examining the pros and cons of various payment models for primary healthcare

Ontario Payment Reform

» Presentation (PDF)

Susan Fitzpatrick, Assistant Deputy Minister, Negotiations and Accountability Management Division, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Transition from fee for service to salary for physicians in the Northwest Territories

» Presentation (PDF)

Ruth Robertson, CEO, Yellowknife Health and Social Services Authority
Ewan Affleck, Medical Director, Yellowknife Health and Social Services Authority

Physician Integrated Network

» Presentation (PDF)

Jeanette Edwards, Special Advisor to the Deputy Minister of Health, Manitoba Health, and Regional Director of Primary Health Care and Chronic Disease, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Dr. Cornelius Woelk, Family Physician, C.W. Wiebe Medical Centre, Winkler, Manitoba

Primary healthcare governance models (repeat)
Asking whether effective governance of primary healthcare organizations is the largest contributing factor to an innovation's success

Divisions of Family Practice

» Presentation (PDF)

Brian Evoy, Executive Lead, Divisions of Family Practice, B.C. Ministry of Health Services
Dr. Brenda Hefford, Physician Executive Lead, Primary Care, Fraser Health

Département régional de médecine générale

» Presentation (PDF) (available in French only)

Dr. Benoit Gervais, Chef du Département régional de médecine générale de la Mauricie et du Centre-du-Québec
Dr. Louise Quesnel, coordonnatrice de la table provinciale des chefs des DRMG

Thriving models that haven't spread: Why not?
Exploring why successful models of primary healthcare organizations in Canada have not been adopted across the country (continued from Breakout D)

REACH (Research Education and Action for Community Health) – Vancouver

» Presentation (PDF)

Madeline Boscoe, Executive Director, Community Health Clinic, Vancouver

Group Health Centre – Sault Ste. Marie

» Presentation (PDF)

Elizabeth Bodnar, Senior Manager, Corporate Relations and Privacy, Group Health Centre, Sault Ste. Marie
Dr. Brian Mitchell, Algoma District Medical Group, Group Health Centre, Sault Ste. Marie

North End Community Health Centre – Halifax

» Presentation (PDF)

Dr. John Fraser, North End Community Health Centre
Patti Melanson, Team Leader and Street Nurse, Mobile Outreach Street Health Team, North End Community Health Centre

Saskatoon Community Clinic

» Presentation (PDF)

Patrick Lapointe, Administrator, Saskatoon Community Clinic

Policy panel

Recognized policy leader John Horne will engage a national panel of experts to explore policy opportunities and challenges at the heart of improving primary healthcare in Canada.
Susan Fitzpatrick, Assistant Deputy Minister, Negotiations and Accountability Management Division, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Dr. Brian Goldman, Emergency Physician, Mount Sinai Hospital; CBC Radio host
Dr. Jeffrey Turnbull, President, Canadian Medical Association
Dr. Denis A. Roy, Vice-President of Scientific Affairs at the Institut national de santé publique du Québec
John Horne, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Faculty of  Social and Applied Sciences, Royal Roads University, Victoria, B.C. (Facilitator)
» More
» Presentation (PDF)