The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), in partnership with its provincial Chapters, is pleased to release The Patient’s Medical Home—Provincial Report Card 2019. This report summarizes and grades the development of each of the 10 current PMH pillars in each of Canada’s 10 provinces. Click here to review the report and contact us […]
Senator Mohamed-Iqbal Ravalia, a former family physician shares his passion for family medicine and advocates for the Patient’s Medical Home in the November 14, 2018 edition of The Hill Times. Click here for the full article.
The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and Canada Health Infoway have partnered to offer family physicians practical guidance about the advanced and meaningful use of electronic medical record (EMR) capabilities in this new guide, since many family practice environments have adopted an EMR system and are increasingly incorporating digital health tools into practice. […]
The Best Advice Guide: Recovery-Oriented Mental Health and Addictions Care in the Patient’s Medical Home provides guidance to family physicians and their teams offering mental health and addiction services using a recovery-oriented approach. Click here to review the guide and contact us to let us know what you think.
The Ajax Harwood Clinic (AHC) is putting PMH concepts into practice with virtual patient education, group medical appointments, and a blended funding model. The AHC brings together students from diverse educational backgrounds to create an environment of learning, and seeks to encourage health literacy among its patients. With a Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) assistant, residents, […]
The Centre de santé Saint-Boniface takes patient-centred care seriously, with dedication to its French-speaking patients as well as the marginalized and vulnerable populations in its community. Located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and currently serving approximately 7,000 patients, the Centre thoroughly reflects the goals of the Patient’s Medical Home (PMH) model. Medical lead Dr. Julie Lévesque-Taylor points […]
Lunenburg Family Health is raising the bar for patient-centred care. As they comprehensively serve the residents of the seaside town of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, this team works hard to reflect the ideals of the Patient’s Medical Home (PMH) model. The secret, says Dr. David Martell, is fostering collaborative relationships between physicians and their patients as […]
The Ottawa-area Greenboro Family Medicine Centre is enjoying great success achieving the goals of the Patient’s Medical Home (PMH) model of family medicine. The close-knit group is deeply involved in the community and demonstrates dedication to patient-centred care through continuous self-assessment and improvement. The Centre, which is led jointly by nine physicians, was founded in […]
We are proud to call Dr Maria Patriquin, the founder of an innovative health centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, a Patient’s Medical Home (PMH) success story. Her creation, the Living Well Integrative Health Center, offers holistic care for individuals and families using a skilled multidisciplinary team and a wide range of services that address the […]
The CFPC’s Best Advice guide Communities of Practice supports one of the pillars in the Patient’s Medical Home (PMH)—the concept of team-based care. This guide focuses on intraprofessional collaboration between family physicians, and provides actionable advice for establishing and maintaining communities of practice. Family physicians with special interests (FPSIs) include one or more areas of […]