Fee-for-service needs an overhaul by Dr. Ali Damji

Tags: Blogs. FFS Fee For Service Visit this resource Fee-for-service is long overdue for an overhaul to bring it to the 21st century realities of medicine. Our current fee-for-service prioritizes volume of care, which can improve access, but may come at the expense of providing comprehensive care that is patient centred. These days, with our […]

Ontario’s plan to contain second wave needs a dose of primary care engagement

Tags: Second Wave. COVID 19 Visit this resource “.. The hospital-centric approach in the first wave made sense. The second wave, however, needs a more thoughtful approach. The majority of care happens in the community. Family doctors alone provide two-thirds of all healthcare visits, not to mention the care done by other community-based physicians including […]

Family docs OPEN for business! by Dr. Carolyn Malec

Tags: Blogs. ILI and ARI Assessment. COVID Testing Visit this resource Ive been in my office every day since the beginning of COVID in March, 2020. I work in a collegial group of 4 family docs part of a dying breed of family docs still doing in-patient care at Milton District Hospital (MDH). In March […]