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    • Primary Care Internet References Resources and Information Table of Contents 1. Primary Care Demonstration Project Reports ....................................... 2 2. AGF Funding ......................................................................................... 2 3. Electronic Health Records ..................................................................... 2 4. Criteria for a good EMR ........................................................................ 2 5. Patient Registries/Population Health Management............................... 2 6. Outcome Measurement.......................................................................... 3 7. Group Visits........................................................................................... 3 8. Open Access .......................................................................................... 3 9. Office Issues .......................................................................................... 3 10. Government of Canada links ............................................................ 3 11. Ontario Family Health Network links............................................... 3 12. Ontario College of Family Physician links....................................... 4 13. College of Family Physicians of Canada links ................................. 4 14. Alberta Primary Care links ............................................................... 4 15. Nova Scotia ....................................................................................... 4 16. UK Primary Care links...................................................................... 5 17. Primary Care Sites ............................................................................ 5 1
    • 1. B.C. Primary Care and Demonstration Project Reports See http://www.healthplanning.gov.bc.ca/phc/pcdp.html 2. Health Canada Primary Care Transition Fund The following have limited detail, but outline the intent and the funding. The original Health Transition Fund which supported Primary Care Demonstration Projects http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/htf-fass/english/ and the new Primary Care Health Transition Fund, which is funding this new opportunity http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/phctf- fassp/english/index.html 3. AGF Funding See above, plus http://www.acg.jhsph.edu/ 4. Electronic Health Records There are many sources for information on these. An interesting entry is via: http://www.aafp.org/fpnet/ and browse the links or see why one physician loves his “ EMR” http://www.aafp.org/fpm/20021000/35whyi.html , or for an easy overview, http://www.hippocrates.com/archive/August2000/08features/08feat_emr.html. 5. Criteria for a good EMR http://www.aafp.org/fpm/20020100/50look.html. 6. Patient Registries/Population Health Management This approach is consistent with the CFPC Principle, “The family physician is a resource to a practice population” and as chronic diseases are a hallmark of practice today, with the current approach to chronic disease management. See: Family Practice Management, the journal of the American Academy of Family Practice at http://www.aafp.org/fpm/index.html or go directly to: http://www.aafp.org/fpm/980600fm/popbased.html http://www.aafp.org/fpm/991000fm/38.html http://www.aafp.org/fpm/991100fm/improving.html 2
    • 7. Outcome Measurement Outcome measures figure strongly in Chronic Disease Management. The intent of the Institute for Healthcare Improvements Idealized Design of Clinical Office Practice Initiative http://www.ihi.org/collaboratives/proposal.asp is just that-improved outcomes. See also “As Good as It Can Get” For a review of 10 Effective Practices see http://www.cmwf.org/, click on “Managed Care” and see “Effective Clinical Practices in Managed Care: Findings from Ten Case Studies” 8. Group Visits Begin with the Starter Kit http://www.improvingchroniccare.org/improvement/docs/startkit.doc, plus: http://www.hippocrates.com/running/contents.html - enhance_satisfaction http://www.hippocrates.com/archive/July2000/07features/07feat_GroupVisits.html 9. Open Access Reducing Delays and Waiting Times http://www.aafp.org/fpm/990400fm/38.html Same Day Appointments http://www.aafp.org/fpm/20000900/45same.html 10. Office Issues How many staff? See http://www.aafp.org/fpm/20020900/45howm.html Patient Flow: http://www.aafp.org/fpm/20020600/45stra.html Chronic Disease Management, see http://www.improvingchroniccare.org/index.html and browse. See ‘Critical Tool’ http://www.improvingchroniccare.org/tools/criticaltools.html 11. Government of Canada links The PCHTF announcement http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/phctf-fassp/english/index.html. 12. Ontario Family Health Network links The home page http://www.ontariofamilyhealthnetwork.gov.on.ca/english/ The 2nd Evaluation Report 3
    • http://www.ontariofamilyhealthnetwork.gov.on.ca/english/pilot/pilot_report_2.html 13. Ontario College of Family Physician links The Ontario Chapter home page http://www.ocfp.on.ca/english/ocfp/default.asp?s=1 This page has a whole range of important discussion documents from the College (scroll down; keep on scrolling; way down). These include reports for external bodies, but many which were consultation documents to foster discussion within College members http://www.ocfp.on.ca/English/OCFP/Communications/Publications/default.asp?s=1 14. College of Family Physicians of Canada links The National College’s “Primary Care and Family Medicine in Canada: a Prescription for Renewal – October 2000.” Presents the College’s stance and focuses on Networks: http://www.cfpc.ca/communications/prescription.asp A comment on whether and why Family Medicine in Canada is in crises. http://www.cfpc.ca/communications/newsreleases/nr25january2001.asp Major reports on the status of Family Practice from family physicians across Canada from the largest such survey. http://www.cfpc.ca/research/janus/janushome.asp 15. Alberta Primary Care links AMA Alternate Payment plan page, with links to details and information on the Medical Service Delivery Innovation Funding (MDSIF). http://www.albertadoctors.org/fees/app/index.html Ministry of Health page for the ‘system’ with links to Primary Care elements, http://www.health.gov.ab.ca/system/key/index.html including Primary Care Capacity Building Fund http://www.health.gov.ab.ca/system/key/building_fund/index.html, and the ‘Umbrella Alberta Primary Health Care Project,’ their PCHTF initiative http://www.health.gov.ab.ca/system/key/phc/index.htm There is a wealth of information found by following the ‘Resources’ link and the documents accessible. 16. Nova Scotia The site for Primary Health Care Renewal in Nova Scotia. 4
    • http://www.gov.ns.ca/heal/phcrenewal/default.htm 17. UK Primary Care links The Department of Health’s Primary Care site. Many links. http://www.doh.gov.uk/pricare/index.htm 18. Primary Care Sites Primary Health Care Internet Site: This site contains an extensive list of universities, organizations and government health departments with content on public health and primary health care. It includes sites in Australia, Brazil, Norway, Sweden, UK, Canada, and the USA http://www.uib.no/isf/guide/public.htm 5