Enhancing Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Primary Health Care Initiative

Information and Communication Technology

Sharing information among team members is essential to improving continuity of care and service delivery, and information and communications technology creates those critical information pathways. Technological communications supports, such as email and even telehealth systems, mean that health professionals and administration can collaborate more easily and access accurate and up-to-date information when they need it. Tools have been sought around these technological communication supports including the electronic health record.

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Spotlight on Collaboration

The Collaboration Toolkit is now available for your reading pleasure. This toolkit contains our last research report—Interdisciplinary Primary Health Care: Finding the Answers—and a vast warehouse containing tools that have been designed across the country to support interdisciplinary practices. The Collaboration Toolkit offers practical tips and tools such as checklists, vision and policy statements, floor plans, transfer of function agreements, and many others. It is a must-read for anyone considering—or involved in—interdisciplinary care.

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