01 / Dec / 2007
Boost: Visiting-specialist services to improve access and outcomes for isolated populations
Visiting-specialist services can improve access to specialty care and health outcomes for patients, especially disadvantaged groups since access barriers have important health consequences, while also improving collaboration between primary caregivers and specialists.
01 / Dec / 2007
The Truth About Building and Maintaining Successful Communities of Practice
Summary of an article by Jill Garcia and Michael Dorohovich in Defense Acquisition Review Journal in 2005.
01 / Dec / 2007
Interprofessional Collaboration and Quality Primary Healthcare
The synthesis “Interprofessional Collaboration and Quality Primary Healthcare” provides a systematic review of peer-reviewed literature regarding outcomes of interprofessional collaboration in primary healthcare, a Canadian environmental scan to obtain stakeholder feedback and incorporates findings from initiatives and projects that involved primary healthcare provision.
01 / Dec / 2007
Myth: Canada's system of healthcare financing is unsustainable
For the average Canadian, the debate over financial sustainability is not so much a question of whether the system is affordable, as it is “Will Medicare be there for me when I need it?” The answer hinges on a simple fact: “Medicare is as sustainable as Canadians want it to be.”