BC family doctors are laying the foundation for the patient medical home.

Click below to expand lists of stories about physician experiences in rural communities and about working in teams.


Rural

Patient medical homes in rural BC 

Engagement and collaboration set foundation for proof-of-concept journey

Life is better in team-based care

Resourcefulness supports teams and outreach to small communities

Doctors and community embrace alternative funding model

Strong leadership and engagement needed for real change

Collaboration starts with a conversation

Physician education and community collaboration build sustainability

Partners link services together to improve access to maternity care


Team-based care

*new* Family physicians and dietitians collaborate to support patients in Abbotsford

*new* Enhanced MOA role improves practice efficiency and patient care, supports team-based model of care

*new* Team-based care attracts new physician to South Okanagan-Similkameen region

New model and networks support better care for patients, attract new physicians

North Vancouver clinic supports vulnerable patients, showcases effective primary care

Family doctors come together at Mission Attachment Clinic to support vulnerable patients

Family doctors work with teams at Martin Street Outreach Clinic to help patients at risk get their health and lives on track

Sunshiners Network provides “one-stop shop” services and resources for vulnerable and homebound seniors

School-based Wellness Centre in Nanaimo breaks down barriers and helps adolescents access primary care

Chilliwack Primary Care Clinic reduces excessive hospital admissions by connecting vulnerable patients to family doctors

Social workers team up with family doctors in East Kootenay to help patients address unmet needs and improve health

Expectant and new moms in Hope get more access to care, closer to home