A comparative analysis of centralized waiting lists for patients without a primary care provider implemented in six Canadian provinces: study protocol

@inproceedings{Breton2017ACA,
  title={A comparative analysis of centralized waiting lists for patients without a primary care provider implemented in six Canadian provinces: study protocol},
  author={Mylaine Breton and Michael E. Green and Sara A Kreindler and Jason M Sutherland and Jalila Jbilou and Sabrina T Wong and Jay Shaw and Valorie A. Crooks and Damien Contandriopoulos and M{\'e}lanie Ann Smithman and Astrid Brousselle},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Having a regular primary care provider (i.e., family physician or nurse practitioner) is widely considered to be a prerequisite for obtaining healthcare that is timely, accessible, continuous, comprehensive, and well-coordinated with other parts of the healthcare system. Yet, 4.6 million Canadians, approximately 15% of Canada's population, are unattached; that is, they do not have a regular primary care provider. To address the critical need for attachment, especially for more… CONTINUE READING