The Patient’s Medical Home – Provincial Report Card 2019

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 […]

Best Advice Guide: Advanced and Meaningful Use of EMRs

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 Ajax Harwood Clinic takes medical education to new heights

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 does it all

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 […]

PMH Success Story: Lunenburg Family Health

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 […]

PMH Success Story: Greenboro Family Medicine Centre

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 […]

PMH success story: Dr Maria Patriquin

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 […]

Communities of Practice in the Patient’s Medical Home

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 […]

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