NEW CIHI Report: Continuity of Care With Family Medicine Physicians: Why It Matters
According to this CIHI report, continuity of care with a family
medicine physician can help reduce hospitalizations and
emergency department use. High continuity of care has also been
linked to improved patient health, as it allows many conditions
to be diagnosed early and managed effectively.
New Clinical Practice Guideline - Prevention and Management of Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Primary Care
The management of lipids and cardiovascular disease risk has been significantly simplified by removing lipid targets and associated monitoring of lipid levels, as well as other streamlining measures. Additionally, by targeting risk, clinicians can identify patients most likely to benefit while actively involving these patients in their care.
Toward Optimized Practice (TOP) is available to support PCNs with the engagement of their member practices in the Patient's Medical Home (PMH). To guide teams in their PMH journeys assessment tools and resources have been developed.