TITLE

From care by default to care by design

AUTHOR(S)
Moulton, Donalee
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/10/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 10, pE240
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the program launched by Nova Scotia's Continuing Care Physician Network to improve the health nursing homes patients and the efficiency of their physicians. It states that the program includes assigning one community family physician to a nursing home so that its staff does not have to spend time finding a doctor. However, Dr. David Zitner says that the present health care system does not support physicians who want to see patients after moving into nursing homes.
ACCESSION #
45078493

 

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