Integrated Primary Care Improves Access to Healthcare for Newly Arrived Refugees in Canada

  title={Integrated Primary Care Improves Access to Healthcare for Newly Arrived Refugees in Canada},
  author={Josephine McMurray and Katherine Breward and Michael Breward and Rob Alder and Neil Arya},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
In this study we quantify the impact of a partnership between a dedicated health clinic for government assisted refugees (GARs), a local reception centre and community providers, on wait times and referrals. This study used a before and after, repeated survey study design to analyze archived administrative data. Using various statistical techniques, outcomes for refugees arriving 18 months prior to the introduction of the clinic were compared with those of refugees arriving in the 18 months… 
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