Learning and Caring in Communities of Practice: Using Relationships and Collective Learning to Improve Primary Care for Patients with Multimorbidity

  title={Learning and Caring in Communities of Practice: Using Relationships and Collective Learning to Improve Primary Care for Patients with Multimorbidity},
  author={Hassan Soubhi and Elizabeth A. Bayliss and Martin Fortin and Catherine Hudon and Marjan van den Akker and Robert L. Thivierge and Nancy Posel and David Fleiszer},
  journal={The Annals of Family Medicine},
  pages={170 - 177}
We introduce a primary care practice model for caring for patients with multimorbidity. Primary care for these patients requires flexibility and ongoing coordination, and it often must be tailored to individual circumstances. Such complex and flexible care could be accomplished within communities of practice, whose participants are willing to learn from their shared practice, further each other’s goals, share their stories of success and failure, and promote the continued evolution of… 

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