Webinar Title: The critical role of Primary Care in realizing the potential of Integrated Health
Webinar Series: IFIC Canada Virtual Community Webinar Series
Broadcast Date: 11/09/2019
Presenters: Jodeme Goldhar, Pauline Pariser, Jocelyn Charles, Brad Volk, Walter P. Wodchis, Frank Hanson
Primary care plays an important role throughout people’s lives and is a fundamental component of high-performing health systems. As health and social care systems across the world are prioritizing integrated care as a way to improve the delivery of health and social care, we want to explore the meaningful ways the primary care sector is connecting and joining care to the rest of the system.
Through the session, the virtual community will engage with and hear the diverse perspectives of patients, caregivers, primary care clinicians and primary care system leaders and system planners. The session will explore building connections with primary care from a micro, meso and macro lens—such as highlighting innovative models that have strengthened the integration and delivery of care—and also explore the ways in which primary care can be supported to connect to the rest of the system.