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CNW(Apr 25) Expanding pharmacy services could save health care system billions of dollars by 2035

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... pharmacies include avoiding cases of chronic disease and premature deaths from the primary prevention of cerebrovascular disease and ischaemic heart disease, averted cases of lung cancer and chronic obstructive ...

Health Quality Ontario (April 19 2017): Report Health Equity in Northern Ontario

Created on Wednesday, 19 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Ontario’s northern regions lag behind provincial averages in quality of health and health care. The some 800,000 people living in northern Ontario are more likely to have worse health, poorer access to ...

CBC BC (April 6) Nurse practitioners say they can help fill gaps in B.C. physician shortage

Created on Friday, 07 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... say the funding model the provincial health authorities use to hire nurse practitioners has to change. Right now, most primary care is delivered through family physicians and walk-in clinics that bill ...

CBC News (March 27): Quebec wants 2,000 nurse practicioners by 2025 to alleviate health-care backlog

Created on Tuesday, 28 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... the so-called "super nurses"  by 2025. There are currently 428. Nurse practitioners are considered by many to be key to alleviating a shortage of access to primary health care in Quebec. ...

CBCNews (March 22): Collaborative-care clinics a hit with doctors, but slow rolling out

Created on Wednesday, 22 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... to the people that live there." Lynn Edwards, the health authority's director of primary health care, said efforts to do just that are happening, with community meetings over the last six months being ...

CBCNews (Feb 14): High percentage of Sask. MDs at risk of burnout, survey says

Created on Wednesday, 15 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... or a psychologist or a physiotherapist, I am your primary care provider who would co-ordinate all of those services for you," he explained. "We provide it in an informal way, but looking at how we could ...

LocalXpress (Feb 14): Doctor migration to U.S. at lowest level in decades, study says

Created on Tuesday, 14 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... in Family Medicine and Primary Care in Washington, D.C., where large data analysis is carried out. Working with researchers there, using American databases, he took a better look at the Canadian numbers. ...

Thompson Citizen (Feb 8 2017): Primary Care Provider

Created on Wednesday, 08 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... way to maximize your chances of a healthy and prosperous new year: connect with a primary care provider that meets your health needs.  Not sure why primary care is important? Not even sure who your ...

Globe and Mail (Jan 10 2017): The real health-care change we need? Strong leadership

Created on Tuesday, 10 January 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... are not the primary driver.” (The exercise is expected to save about $7.5-million on a provincial health budget of $5.7-billion.) One of the most popular rhetorical phrases in Canadian health care is ...

CBC News (Dec 2): Ontario pharmacists will deliver travel vaccines

Created on Friday, 02 December 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... so people can ask their pharmacist which ones they can provide at the drug store without first seeing a family doctor or primary care provider. Pharmacists will also continue to deliver flu shots free ...

CHSPR 2017 Annual Health Policy Conference- Taking the Pulse (March 10 2017)

Created on Friday, 04 November 2016. Posted in Other Events/Past Events

Taking the Pulse of Primary Health Care Reform CHSPR’s 29th annual health policy conference, March 10, 2017, at the Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront, will explore the promise, potential, and (real) ...

CHWC 2016 Presentations

Created on Monday, 17 October 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

...  Abstract: Click Here to Download Siu Mee Cheng, National Nursing Assessment Service Presentation: What do NPs do All Day? Nurse Practitioner Activities in Four Primary Care Practice Models Abstract: ...

CHWC 2016 Presentations

Created on Thursday, 06 October 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... Pattern of Primary Care Physicians in Ontario Abstract: Click Here to Download Lindsay Hedden, University of British Columbia Presentation: End-of-Career Practice Patterns of Primary Care Physicians ...

CHWC 2016: Optimizing Scopes of Practice Workshop

Created on Monday, 26 September 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... University Optimizing Use of the Primary Health Care Dietitian Workforce Presented by Michele MacDonald Werstuck, Dietitians of Canada Primary Health Care Action Group   Important ...

WEBINAR Primary Health Care in Canada: Highlights from CIHI’s 2016 PHC Chartbook & Future Directions

Created on Tuesday, 30 August 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... only. Presenters:  Ms. Mary Byrnes, Manager - Primary Health Care Information, Canadian Institute for Health Information  Dr. Ivy Lynn Bourgeault,  Professor in the Telfer School ...

Healthy Debate (July 6 2016): Better coordination among primary & mental health care is needed

Created on Thursday, 07 July 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... health service provision often begin when the individual first seeks access to mental health services. Primary care providers, such as family physicians, are often the first to be consulted for ...

CHWC 2016: Health Workforce Analysis and Optimization

Created on Friday, 24 June 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... Dietetic Referral Practices of Primary Care Physicians- A Literature Review Presented by Stephanie Aboueid, Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa C3.3 A Ratio of Staff-To-Patients -Development ...

CHWC 2016: Integration and Prosocial Behaviours in Nursing

Created on Friday, 24 June 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

...  Presented by Siu Mee Cheng, National Nursing Assessment Service C1.4 What do NPs do All Day? Nurse Practitioner Activities in Four Primary Care Practice Models Presented by Faith Donald, Daphne Cockwell ...

Research Day Poster Presentations

Created on Thursday, 23 June 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... Hospitals: A Longitudinal Study Presented by Christian Rochefort, Université de Sherbrooke Did Retirement Behaviours of Primary Care Physicians Change After the Financial Crisis of 2008? Presented ...

Health Policy Day Poster Presentations

Created on Monday, 20 June 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... of Staff Presented by Michelle Crick, School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa Primary Health Care Indicator Chartbook: A Focus on the Canadian Health Workforce Presented ...

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