March 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;Mar2010 Supplement, p8
Academic Journal
The article reports on the need to improve the intraprofessional relations between general practitioners and other medical specialists when caring for the same patients. It mentions that the reasons needed for the improvement of the relations are improving patient care and medical assistance for patients who are trying to navigate the health care system. It explores the results from the conducted Patient First Review of the health system in Saskatchewan by commisisoner Tony Dagnone. INSET: ONE PATIENT'S EXPERIENCE.


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