An overview of practice facilitation programs in Canada: current perspectives and future directions.

  title={An overview of practice facilitation programs in Canada: current perspectives and future directions.},
  author={Clare Liddy and Dianne Laferriere and Bruce Baskerville and Simone Dahrouge and Lyndee Knox and William Hogg},
  journal={Healthcare policy = Politiques de sante},
  volume={8 3},
Practice facilitation has proven to be effective in improving the quality of primary care. A practice facilitator is a health professional, usually external to the practice, who regularly visits the practice to provide support in change management that targets improvements in the delivery of care. Our environmental scan shows that several initiatives across Canada utilize practice facilitation as a quality improvement method; however, many are conducted in isolation as there is a lack of… CONTINUE READING

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