The GPSC works with doctors, divisions, and partners to support the evaluation of projects and innovations within the integrated system of care being created through patient medical homes (PMH) and primary care networks (PCN). The evaluation process takes place at the local, regional, and provincial levels.
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The goal of evaluation is to give divisions, doctors and partners the opportunity to learn from experiences, adopt innovations, and make strategic decisions. The process supports knowledge sharing and health system improvement, and helps the GPSC to support the spread of success and identify and address needs in practices, communities, and the system.
- Reflect on practice opportunities using PMH Assessment and Patient Experience Tool.
- Co-develop evaluations and case studies that highlight experiences and innovations.
- Share community voices through stories of most significant change.
- Contribute to the provincial understanding of PMH and PCN implementation and outcomes.
Click on the following titles for more information on the work to date on key evaluation activities.
The voluntary self-assessment supports family doctors to reflect on their practice in relation to the 12 PMH attributes. Doctors can complete the assessment independently, one-on-one with support from PSP, or in a group division event.
Work to date: 2,000+ GPs (34% of all GPs) have completed the electronic PMH self-assessment at least once.
(Updated: August 2019)
The case studies provide an in-depth exploration of PMH innovations across the province.
Work to date: 12 mixed-method evaluations completed or underway
(Updated: August 2019)
Vancouver Island: PCN Steering Group Structure
Burnaby: Family Physician Networks
Central Interior Rural: Nurse Practitioner in Practice
Central Okanagan: Nurse in Practice
Mission: Converting to a Population-based Funding Model
Nanaimo: First Nations Health and Team-based Care (Snuneymuxw Wellness Centre)
South Okanagan Similkameen: Nurse in Practice
Sunshine Coast: EMR Database Integration
Victoria/South Island: Patient Summaries for Transitions in Care
Most significant change stories
These stories take readers on a journey toward understanding how patient medical homes are removing barriers to care around the province.
- Central Okanagan
- Kootenay Boundary
- North Peace
- North Shore
- South Island
- South Okanagan Similkameen
- Sunshine Coast
- Family doctors
- Division staff
- Peer mentors
- PSP team members
- Registered nurses
- Social workers
- School principals & students