10 clinicians, 456 charts: How we tackled quality improvement as a team
Chart audits can be a great team quality improvement project, earning you MOC Section 3 credits. Learn how you can use one to target and improve an area of patient knowledge and care.
Acting on the lessons of COVID-19, Dr. Nathan Stall helps shape LTC reform
What happened in long-term care homes during COVID-19 was “a dark mark” in Ontario’s history. Geriatrician and Early-Career Award recipient, Dr. Nathan Stall, is influencing policy and system-level change so that it never happens again.
Dr. Basran: “We can’t fix chronic disease. But we can provide better care.”
Saskatchewan’s only Royal College-certified geriatrician shares her efforts to support older patients and insights on how to provide better care.
Geriatrician reflects on his specialty’s “big picture” approach
“We ask, ‘How do I help the whole person and how do I help the family?’ If you like that level of complexity, not dealing with just one system or one organ, then this is a field for you.”
Seniors receive about one third of all medical services, new study shows
The report analyzed data on all fee-for-service care provided to patients aged 65 and older from the Canadian Institute for Health Information’s National Physician Database.