This report discusses models of collaboration, key considerations for successful collaborations at the service level, and information on guidelines for evaluating collaboration among services and their impacts on client outcomes.
Special integration issue of this Alberta-based journal includes articles about definitions, principles, cases studies and particular aspects of health system integration.
Health Canada information about its role in First Nations and Inuit health.
This third in a series of four briefings Conference Board of Canada briefings on the topic of Improving Primary Health Care through Collaboration identifies that Interprofessional primary care (IPC) teams can improve clinical health outcomes for patients with chronic conditions
This second in a series of four Conference Board of Canada briefings in the Improving Primary Health Care through Collaboration series draws on a literature review to highlight some of the important barriers to inter-professional collaboration.
This first in a series of four briefings in the Improving Primary Health Care through Collaboration series offers an overview of the various interprofessional primary care (IPC) team models currently used in Canada and documents the success of various forms of inter-professional collaboration as compared to individual practices.
This article addresses integrated information management and technology as a component of any effective integration.
The paper highlights key trajectories and outcomes of the recent policy developments toward integrated health care delivery systems in Quebec and Ontario in the primary care sector and in the development of regional networks of health and social services.
A review of the literature to report on the perceptions and expectations of patients and their families.