Results: 4

    Engaging in priority setting about primary and integrated healthcare innovations in Canada

    Provincial and territorial ministries of health have made significant investments in primary healthcare reform over recent years to improve access, quality, continuity of care, cost, satisfaction and health outcomes. Interdisciplinary team-based care, networks with streamlined care pathways, the use of h...

    Understanding the use of and compensation for virtual-care services in primary care

    Provincial and territorial health systems across Canada continue to struggle with delivering timely access to primary-care services. In 2016, 74% of Canadians reported in the Commonwealth International Health Policy Survey that they received excellent or very good care from their regular doctor, which is...

    Issue brief: addressing the integration of nurse practitioners in primary healthcare settings in Canada

    Nurse practitioners are ‘registered nurses with additional educational preparation and experience who possess and demonstrate the competencies to autonomously diagnose, order and interpret diagnostic tests, prescribe pharmaceuticals and perform specific procedures within their legislated scope of pract...