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September 2016

Besrour Centre Update - September 2016

Almost 5,000 delegates will attend the WONCA World Conference in Rio de Janeiro Brazil, and The Besrour Center is pleased to be part of the event!

    April 2016

    Best Advice – Physicians Remuneration in a Patient’s Medical Home

    As part of the CFPC’s ongoing advocacy for the Patient’s Medical Home, the Remuneration Best Advice Guide, aims to support family physicians and policy decision makers with information on how a remuneration model can address different community needs, and the outcomes associated with the models in different scenarios.

    July 2016

    Best Advice Guide - Chronic Care Management in a Patient’s Medical

    The CFPC’s Best Advice guide Chronic Care Management in a Patient’s Medical Home, provides actionable advice to family physicians about chronic care management in family practice settings. While this guide applies to all types of family practices, the strategies described involve many important components of the Patient’s Medical Home model.

      January 2018

      Best Advice guide on social determinants of health gets a Japanese edition

      The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) has granted permission to the Japan Network of Health Promoting Hospitals (JNHPH) to translate the Best Advice guide Social Determinants of Health. The document, developed in support of the Patient’s Medical Home model of care, provides a background on the social determinants of health and interventions that can be employed at clinical, community, and population levels.

        May 2016

        Best Advice Guide: Health Literacy in the Patient’s Medical Home

        The latest Best Advice Guide on the topic of Health Literacy supports the crucial first pillar in the Patient’s Medical Home (PMH), Patient-Centeredness. This guide explores ways in which family physicians can support their patients understanding of health information by enhancing their own communication skills, increasing use of health literacy assessment tools in the practice, and by making better use of appropriate resources to match patents’ literacy needs during clinical interactions.

        November 2012

        Best Advice: Patient Rostering in Family Practice

        The objective of this paper, Best Advice: Patient Rostering in Family Practice, is to provide guidance for Canadian family physicians who have already implemented or are considering patient rostering in their practices. The paper highlights the benefits and limitations of patient rostering and provides information to help physicians implement rostering in family practice.

        May 2017

        Better Home Care

        The CFPC is proud to be part of the Better Home Care collaborative with the Canadian Home Care Association and the Canadian Nurses Association.

          June 27, 2016

          Bill C-14 is now law

          Bill C-14 is now law

            May 25, 2016

            Building a National Action Plan for Better Home Care in Canada

            The Pan-Canadian consultations to develop a National Action Plan for Better Home Care in Canada (the Plan) began in Halifax, Nova Scotia on May 5.  The goal of the work underway is to enhance the delivery of home care services to meet the changing health needs of Canadians, and respond to advances in health technology.  The Canadian Home Care Association (CHCA), the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) and the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) are leading the consultations to develop the Plan. 

            January 2018

            Call for abstracts for FMF 2018 is now open

            The call for abstracts for FMF 2018 is now open from December 15, 2017, to February 15, 2018. Visit the FMF website for more details at that time.

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