Local medical staff connect with visiting specialists and surgical teams over lunch, while continuing their Medical Education.
Innovations: Medical Community Connections
Innovations that involve connections between one or more groups of people within and/or outside of a community (e.g. provider to provider, provider to community, etc.)
A community member shares the successes of making time to meet in person with local community members in their various roles and to work at building these relationships.
A supportive Medical Officer speaks regularly to the community’s medical team.
Shared responsibility of Medical Office Assistants (MOA) and respect from community mean better communication for clinic needs.
Employer provides autonomy for employee to make connections and interactions with colleagues.
Regular attendance at the Medical Advisory Council (MAC) meetings allows for continued engagement and connection between the municipality and local physicians on specific initiatives, strategic planning, and health concerns related to their community.
Stroke and brain injury clients able to access exceptional care locally, thanks to NeuroFit program.
Health Promotion programs brought to life through collaboration and communication with the town and health authority.
A community Health and Wellness Collaborative creates opportunities among members for mutual support, shared advocacy, improved use of funding resources and to improve health outcomes for Gabriola.
Physician puts together focus group to understand staff challenges and issues in order to put together a staffing model for acute care that would be approved by staff.
[Community X], [Community Y] and a Practice Improvement Group (PIG) connect over lunch hours to compare improvement stats.
Once a month, physicians sit down with community to ask how to help. Many programs and initiatives have spurred from these conversations.
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