TITLE

Family physicians urge creation of "medical homes" for every Canadian

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/8/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 12, p885
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the call of family physicians to develop medical homes in the U.S. It states that U.S. President Barack Obama has shown interest to fund a medical home to oversee the conditions of chronically ill patients in the country. It cites that joining the agenda is the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) that released a discussion paper and called on governments to establish a medical home. The move of CFPC is not only intended for ill patients but for every Canadian.
ACCESSION #
47034682

 

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