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Sholom Glouberman, Founder

Emily Nicholas, Patient Advisor

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July 2015
The patient-doctor relationship: What matters most
Jul 22, 2015 11:00 AM

This is part of our 'Impact' series, where we unpack the context and opportunity for our work, and what it means to patients, family caregivers and providers across Canada.

What's important to you in your relationship with your family doctor? We partnered with the Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario (AFHTO) to help them answer that question. We started with a survey, "Value in the Patient-Doctor Relationship," which we helped them develop and share in March 2015. Many of you participated – thank you – and may be curious about the results. We are, too!

We sat down with Carol Mulder, AFHTO's Provincial Lead of Quality Improvement & Decision Support Program, to unpack the survey's significance and how its results can lead to an improved patient experience.

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ALL, Our Impact, Patient-centred measures  
June 2015

Becoming a Patient Advocate: Dr. Robin McGee
Jun 1, 2015 12:00 PM

This is part of our 'Spotlight' series, where we shed light on some of the amazing work being done by informed patients and family caregivers from across Canada.

We spoke with Dr. Robin McGee, a registered Clinical Psychologist, author and Patient Advocate about her patient experience and what drove her to become involved in improving the patient experience in her community and beyond.

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ALL, Patient engagement, Stories about patient experiences, Spotlight  
April 2015

Open Meeting: Workshop on The Changing Relationship
Apr 27, 2015 3:52 PM

On April 23 we hosted a workshop to explore the impact of illness on the individual, in relationships and in family life. We discussed the complex emotions involved in illness and caregiving, such as loss of identity and changes in family structure, as well as the many positive aspects of caregiving.

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ALL, Our Open Meetings  

Our new office is located within the Centre for Social Innovation's Annex location. Please note our new address and phone number:

Patients Canada
720 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON M5S 2R4

Call us: (416) 900-2975


Measuring primary care through the patient lens

July 2014 - Joshua Tepper, President of Health Quality Ontario (HQO), honoured Sholom Glouberman, founder of Patients Canada, for his contribution to bringing the patient perspective to primary care performance measures.

Central to this work is understanding that patients must play a vital role in determining the metrics used to measure their experiences. Learn more...


Your experience in the ED

We want to hear from you! Please consider sharing your patient or caregiver experience of the emergency department and help us make your experience count.

To learn more, email communications@patientscanada.ca

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