Hirschkorn P, Rai A, Parniak S, Pritchard C, Birdsell J, Montesanti S, Johnston S, Donnelly C, Oelke ND. Patient, family member and caregiver engagement in shaping policy for primary health care teams in three Canadian Provinces. 2022 Aug;25(4):1730-1740.
doi: 10.1111/hex.13516. Epub 2022 Jun 15.
Summary of Findings:
This study increases the understanding of patient, family member, and caregiver engagement in policy related to Primary Health Care (PHC) team integration and the barriers that currently exist in this engagement process. This information can be used to guide decision-makers on how to improve the delivery of integrated health services through PHC teams and enhance patient, family member, and caregiver engagement in PHC policy.