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Primary Health Care

"Timely access to family and community care through primary health care reform is a high priority for all jurisdictions. Significant progress is underway in all jurisdictions to meet the objective of 50% of Canadians having 24/7 access to multidisciplinary teams by 2011. Building on this progress, First Ministers agree to establish a best practices network to share information and find solutions to barriers to progress in primary health care reform such as scope of practice. First Ministers agree to regularly report on progress." -10-Year Plan to Strengthen Health Care

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Progress timeline 2003-2013:Highlights of health care reform Progress timeline 2003-2013:Highlights of health care reform
February 2014
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Better coordination of screening in Canada: What is th best way forward? Better coordination of screening in Canada: What is th best way forward?
January 2014
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Where you live matters: Canadian views on health care quality Where you live matters: Canadian views on health care quality
January 2014
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Canada's Quality Improvement Conundrum Canada's Quality Improvement Conundrum
December 2013

Should Canada achieve a whole that is greater that the sum of its parts?

Proceedings Report and Commentary on the National Symposium on Quality Improvement - Towards a High-Performing Health Care System: The Role of Canada's Quality Councils

The full Symposium page

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Better health, better care, better value for all: Refocusing health care reform in Canada Better health, better care, better value for all: Refocusing health care reform in Canada
September 2013

Address to the Economic Club of Canada
Dr. Jack Kitts, Chair – Health Council of Canada
Westin Hotel, Ottawa
September 19, 2013

 

The Health Council is hosting a conversation on refocusing healthcare reform. Ten blogs will be posted over a three day period. Add your voice to the comments section under each blog here. 

September 20

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Progress Report 2013: Health care renewal in Canada Progress Report 2013: Health care renewal in Canada
May 2013

In Progress Report 2013: Health care renewal in Canada, the Health Council reports on the progress made by jurisdictions in five priority areas of the health accords:

  • access and wait times;
  • primary health care reform and electronic health records;
  • pharmaceuticals management;
  • disease prevention, health promotion and public health; and
  • Aboriginal health
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Progress Report 2013: Health care renewal in Canada Progress Report 2013: Health care renewal in Canada
May 2013

In Progress Report 2013: Health care renewal in Canada, the Health Council reports on the progress made by jurisdictions in five priority areas of the health accords:

  • access and wait times;
  • primary health care reform and electronic health records;
  • pharmaceuticals management;
  • disease prevention, health promotion and public health; and
  • Aboriginal health
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Progress Report 2013: Health care renewal in Canada Progress Report 2013: Health care renewal in Canada
May 2013

In Progress Report 2013: Health care renewal in Canada, the Health Council reports on the progress made by jurisdictions in five priority areas of the health accords:

  • access and wait times;
  • primary health care reform and electronic health records;
  • pharmaceuticals management;
  • disease prevention, health promotion and public health; and
  • Aboriginal health
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Progress Report 2013: Health care renewal in Canada Progress Report 2013: Health care renewal in Canada
May 2013

In Progress Report 2013: Health care renewal in Canada, the Health Council reports on the progress made by jurisdictions in five priority areas of the health accords:

  • access and wait times;
  • primary health care reform and electronic health records;
  • pharmaceuticals management;
  • disease prevention, health promotion and public health; and
  • Aboriginal health
Read more
 
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Progress Report 2013: Health care renewal in Canada Progress Report 2013: Health care renewal in Canada
May 2013

In Progress Report 2013: Health care renewal in Canada, the Health Council reports on the progress made by jurisdictions in five priority areas of the health accords:

  • access and wait times;
  • primary health care reform and electronic health records;
  • pharmaceuticals management;
  • disease prevention, health promotion and public health; and
  • Aboriginal health
Read more
 
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How do Canadian primary care physicians rate the health system? Survey results from the 2012 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey of Primary Care Doctors. How do Canadian primary care physicians rate the health system? Survey results from the 2012 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey of Primary Care Doctors.
January 2013
Bulletin 7 in the Canadian Health Care Matters compares the experiences of primary care physicians across Canada and internationally in the areas of access to care, coordination of care, use of information technology, and practice improvement and incentives. Read more
 
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Progress Report 2012: Health care renewal in Canada Progress Report 2012: Health care renewal in Canada
June 2012
This report on Canada's health care performance is a pan-Canadian look at progress to date in home and community care, health human resources, telehealth, access to care in the North and health indicators. Read more
 
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Self-management support for Canadians with chronic health conditions: A focus for primary health care Self-management support for Canadians with chronic health conditions: A focus for primary health care
May 2012
Self-management support for Canadians with chronic health conditions: A focus for primary health care. The report explores how self-management support can improve patient outcomes and better integrate the health system for this purpose. It profiles a range of practices and calls for targeted investments in self-management support strategies. Read more
 
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Turning what we know into action: A commentary on the National Symposium on Patient Engagement Turning what we know into action: A commentary on the National Symposium on Patient Engagement
February 2012
Turning what we know into action: A report on the National Symposium on Patient Engagement, is based on key learnings from our National Symposium on Patient Engagement in October 2011. The commentary calls for the inclusion of the patient voice when designing, planning and delivering health care services in Canada. Read more
 
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How Do Sicker Canadians with Chronic Disease Rate the Health Care System? <br>Results from the 2011 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey of Sicker Adults How Do Sicker Canadians with Chronic Disease Rate the Health Care System?
Results from the 2011 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey of Sicker Adults
December 2011
This bulletin reports the results of the 2011 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey and compares the experiences of sicker Canadians with chronic conditions to those of the general public. Read more
 
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How Engaged are Canadians in their Primary Care? <br>Results from the 2010 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey How Engaged are Canadians in their Primary Care?
Results from the 2010 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey
September 2011
This report looks at results from the 2010 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey. We ask why less than half of Canadians are taking a more active role in maintaining their health. The report shows that engaged patients are happier with their care and more likely to participate in disease prevention, screenings and activities that promote health. Read more
 
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Decisions, Decisions: Family Doctors as Gatekeepers to Prescription Drugs and Diagnostic Imaging in Canada Decisions, Decisions: Family Doctors as Gatekeepers to Prescription Drugs and Diagnostic Imaging in Canada
September 2010
This report examines the increasingly complex role of family physicians and the effects of their decisions on the use of Canada's health care services. Read more
 
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AT THE TIPPING POINT: Health leaders share ideas to speed primary health care reform AT THE TIPPING POINT: Health leaders share ideas to speed primary health care reform
May 2010
In 2010, we sponsored a day-long discussion on primary health care reform through the McMaster Health Forum. Twenty health care leaders from across the country came together to talk about ways to strengthen primary health care in Canada. This report captures the discussion. Read more
 
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Beyond the Basics: The Importance of Patient-Provider Interactions in Chronic Illness Care Beyond the Basics: The Importance of Patient-Provider Interactions in Chronic Illness Care
April 2010
This bulletin is our analysis of data from the 2008 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey of Sicker Adults. We zeroed in on responses from Canadians with common chronic conditions who also had a regular family doctor or clinic. The chronic conditions considered Read more
 
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Helping Patients Help Themselves: Are Canadians with Chronic Conditions Getting the Support They Need to Manage Their Health? Helping Patients Help Themselves: Are Canadians with Chronic Conditions Getting the Support They Need to Manage Their Health?
January 2010
This bulletin is based on the 2008 Canadian Survey of Experiences with Primary Health Care. The survey measured the quality of health care as reported by Canadian patients, including those with one or more of seven common chronic conditions: arthritis, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and mood disorders including depression. Read more
 
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Getting It Right: Case Studies of Effective Management of Chronic Disease Using Primary Health Care Teams Getting It Right: Case Studies of Effective Management of Chronic Disease Using Primary Health Care Teams
April 2009
In this report, we look at how the health care system can adapt to improve quality-of-life for Canadians dealing with chronic diseases. Read more
 
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Teams in Action: Primary Health Care Teams for Canadians Teams in Action: Primary Health Care Teams for Canadians
April 2009
As Canada’s health care system deals with an aging population, collaborative health care teams are an effective way to treat the increasing number of Canadians with chronic health conditions. Read more
 
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Rekindling Reform: Health Care Renewal in Canada, 2003 – 2008 Rekindling Reform: Health Care Renewal in Canada, 2003 – 2008
January 2008
This report looks back at five years of activity intended to strengthen the capacity of the public health care system to deliver timely, high-quality care. The 2003 First Ministers’ Accord on Health Care Renewal has been a catalyst for positive change in some areas, less so in others, and the Health Council urges governments to rekindle their commitment to health care renewal. Read more
 
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Fixing the Foundation: An Update on Primary Health Care and Home Care Renewal in Canada Fixing the Foundation: An Update on Primary Health Care and Home Care Renewal in Canada
January 2008
This report calls for action to accelerate primary health care and home care renewal efforts across Canada. Read more
 
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Health Care Renewal in Canada: Measuring Up? Health Care Renewal in Canada: Measuring Up?
February 2007
In this report, we set out three pathways to help steer us towards quality: quicker access to needed care, better quality services, and improved population health that factors in the need for support inside and outside the health care system. Read more
 
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Health Care Renewal in Canada: Clearing the Road to Quality Health Care Renewal in Canada: Clearing the Road to Quality
February 2006
In this report, we set out three pathways to help steer us towards quality: quicker access to needed care, better quality services, and improved population health that factors in the need for support inside and outside the health care system. Read more
 
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Health Care Renewal in Canada: Accelerating Change 2005 Health Care Renewal in Canada: Accelerating Change 2005
January 2005
In this report, we set out three pathways to help steer us towards quality: quicker access to needed care, better quality services, and improved population health that factors in the need for support inside and outside the health care system. Read more
 
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Primary Health Care Primary Health Care
January 2005
A background paper to accompany Health Care Renewal in Canada: Accelerating Change (2005) Read more
 
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Community health aides help with nursing shortages and cultural safety
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OPHA Roundtable Discussion Handout
Self-management for chronic conditions: Findings from the 2008 Canadian Survey of Experiences with Primary Health Care, presented by Shilpi Majumder, Lisa Maslove, and Ivan Ip, Health Council of Canada
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