Primary Care Physician Engagement Resource Guide & Toolkit December 2010

Primary Care Physician Engagement Resource

Effective primary care is essential to a high performing health system.  Well integrated primary care models can achieve distinct health, service and system goals simultaneously. Research indicates that improvements in health care require direct and meaningful involvement of physicians. The following resource provides a framework for effective dialogue between LHINs and the physician community.

Topics: Capacity building, Conflict management, Evaluation/effectiveness, Goal setting, Issue identification/issue framing, Legal requirements, Planning – CE, Planning – health, Principles, Stakeholder selection

Techniques & tools: Committee/working group, Communication tools, Dialogue, Group facilitation, Interview