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MEASUREMENT, CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT & RESEARCH

Family practices strive for progress through performance measurement and CQI. Patient safety is always a focus, and new ideas are brought to the fore through patient engagement in QI and research activities.

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RECOMMENDATION #1

PMHs establish and support CQI programs that evaluate the quality and cost effectiveness of teams and the services they provide for patient and provider satisfaction.

 

RECOMMENDATION #2

Results from CQI are applied and used to enhance operations, services, and programs provided by the PMH.

 

RECOMMENDATION #3

All members of the health professional team (both clinical and support teams), as well as trainees and patients, will participate in the CQI activity carried out in each PMH.

 

RECOMMENDATION #4

PMHs support their physicians, other health professionals, students, and residents to initiate and participate in research carried out in their practice settings.

 

RECOMMENDATION #5

PMHs function as ideal sites for community-based research focused on patient health outcomes and the effectiveness of care and services.

Evidence

There is evidence from across Canada that the PMH model is making a difference. Visit our Evidence page to see it for yourself!

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Tool Kit

Ready to implement the PMH Vision into your practice? Start here by downloading the starter tool kit.

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