A physician stays in his community and virtually joins huddle (a brief team check-in, usually in a clinical setting at the start of a shift to manage quality and safety) in another community.
Innovations Tagged With:
Medical Community Connections
Committee of Local Stakeholders, Health Authority, and More Work Together to Address Health Outcomes and Utilize Funding
Real time referrals are utilized using a single referral point in an electronic medical record (EMR).
Shared responsibility of Medical Office Assistants (MOA) and respect from community mean better communication for clinic needs.
Mayors from this area are taking a ‘regional perspective’ to their health care needs. Coming together every 4-6 weeks, this Health Society brings together voices and perspectives from all their municipal communities.
All near misses are written in a red book, and once a month there is an anesthesia meeting where the group discuss them. They talk about the literature and how their practices can change to avoid these situations in the future.
Community doctors make large impact by volunteering with youth.
Divisions of Family Practice creates social and team building activities for their physicians.
Physicians sat with the community to find out what they need and what they want to feel supported in their own health care. They were not met with a list of demands, rather the community identified areas of improvement and wanted to work together with the physicians to help make it happen.
A medical student seeking training in Cardiology proposed to the Mayor that the community’s Health Services Society fund his specialist education for 2 years. In return his family would commit to a 10 year return to service contract with the community.
Nurse Practitioners and health authority regularly meet and have an online forum to ask questions.
A Community of Practice for Nurse Practitioners to communicate and discuss successes and gaps.
A strong mentorship developed for a local Nurse Practitioner, helped them succeed despite an education without a proper residency.
Cultural Safety provided with First Nation’s Community Members on First Responder Calls.
#masks4all collaboration between local physician, MSA and local non-profit group creates and delivers a mask program for COVID-19 prevention in Rossland.
Community individuals look after The Yellow House where mental health services are referred from local communities and make good connections with outreach services and the hospital.
Compelling articles written by local physician to highlight case study resources helps local community
Youth experiencing lack of continual care are linked in with Nurse Practicioner for support
Stroke and brain injury clients able to access exceptional care locally, thanks to NeuroFit program.
Local Government Works With Health Authority to Identify Actual Issues- First Step Towards Solutions!
Health Authority helps bring everyone together to identify overlap in work and identify needs with a societal scan.
A local physician provided support and mentorship for a nurse practitioner who was new to the community and opening their own practice.
Local physicians are putting together a hospital garden to improve the interaction of the public population with the hospital.
Health Promotion programs brought to life through collaboration and communication with the town and health authority.
Long-standing team-based care model where health professionals work together along with community representatives.
Discharge rounds and community rounds take place using a team based care approach…
Local health and social service providers attend group meetings once a month.
Hornby Island creates green wristbands and travel packets for locals needing emergency travel to urban centres, assisting them with needed information and resources to return home safely.
First responders can spot under the radar patients that need care and communicate well with the medical clinic to get help.
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