Lynne Lawrie

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OBJECTIVE To examine family health team (FHT) members' perspectives and experiences of interprofessional collaboration and perceived benefits. DESIGN Qualitative case study using semistructured interviews. SETTING Fourteen FHTs in urban and rural Ontario. PARTICIPANTS Purposeful sample of the members of 14 FHTs, including family physicians, nurse(More)
Reporting health data for large urban areas presents numerous challenges. In the case of Toronto, Ontario, amalgamation in 1998 merged six census subdivisions into one mega-city, resulting in the disappearance of standard reporting units. A population-based approach was used to define new health planning areas. Census tracts were used as building blocks and(More)
Primary care reform involving interprofessional team-based care is a global phenomenon. In Ontario, Canada, 150 Family Health Teams (FHTs) have been approved in the past few years. The transition to a FHT is complex involving many changes and the processes for collaborative teamwork are not clearly delineated. To support the transition to team-based care in(More)
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