Fragmentation in Health Care of Children in Foster Care: A Primary Care Medical Home Model
It is well-recognized that children and youth in foster care are a vulnerable and marginalized population with complex health care needs. This presentation will discuss a primary care medical home model being piloted in the Preston communities near Halifax, NS.
Update and early findings from TRANSFORMATION: Patient PHC experience in NS, BC and ON
The TRANSFORMATION Study aims to improve both the science of primary care performance measurement and the ways those results are reported to practitioners, decision-makers, and the public to encourage improvement within the system.
Building Bridges: Creating Sustainability in the Transitional Health Clinic for Refugees Through Planned Transitions to Community Providers
The Transitional Health Clinic for Refugees in Halifax, NS serves as a transitional Health Home for newly arrived refugees and claimants. This presentation will focus on the model and evaluation plan.
Implementing the ‘Frailty Portal’ in Community Practice: Evaluating feasibility, effects and expansion needs
Primary care providers regularly encounter frail persons in their daily clinical work. However, routine identification and measurement of frailty is not part of their standard practice and there is a general lack of awareness and consistency in their approach to frailty. This seminar will present the web-based “Frailty Portal” as a means of providing care to frail patients.
Understanding gestational weight gain through the lens of the PCCM Framework
Excess gestational weight gain is associated with a number of adverse outcomes for mothers and their offspring in the prenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum periods. This seminar will explore gestational weight gain through the lens of the Patient-Centred Clinical Method Framework.
Personalized Medicine: The Role of Obesity in Prescribing
Often, when we think of personalized medicine we think of genes and high tech solutions to complicated problems. In this presentation, Dr. Gillian Bartlett (Dept. of Family Medicine McGill University) will present some of the work her group has done on exploring personalized medicine from the perspective of patient characteristics that are easily measurable; in this case, obesity.