21 minutes | Jul 4th 2019

8 | The Power of Continuity with Dr. Richard Lewanczuk

Today’s podcast covers:The positive effects of relational continuity of care on patients, providers and healthcare systems, according to research – including the very significant reduction in patient mortality ratesHow continuity ‘weaves’ through and impacts the other Patient’s Medical Home implementation elementsIdeas for getting started, including conversations with patientsBeyond relational continuity – a description of informational and management continuityResources:HQCA Primary Healthcare Panel Report https://www.hqca.ca/health-care-provider-resources/panel-reportsTOP Continuity Clinical Practice Guideline  http://www.topalbertadoctors.org/cpgs/15981166Continuity posters for patients https://pcnpmo.ca/continuity/Pages/default.aspxCommunity Information Integration (CII) and Central Patient Attachment Registry (CPAR) https://top.albertadoctors.org/PMH/panel-continuity/CII-CPAR/Pages/default.aspxQuestions? Ideas?  Leave us a comment or send an email to michele.hannay@albertadoctors.org
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