Timely

Timely: care that is provided according to patient needs and minimizes negative consequences of delays.



Using your waitlist to measure demand for your service? Think again: remove it!

Cathy Hoyles, BScPT, MHM, CHE, CPA Member since 1992

"How long have you been waiting to hear those words? Most outpatient physiotherapists in publicly funded health care have been waiting a long time. This is our story..." Read more


Video Links

Timely Access to Information (2:37 minutes)  https://www.infoway-inforoute.ca/en/component/edocman/resources/toolkits/knowing-is-better-for-clinicians/videos/486-timely-access-to-information


Journal Articles

Canadians still waiting for timely access to care http://www.cmaj.ca/content/189/9/E375.full


Other Resources

Wait Time Alliance Timely access to care for all Canadians: The role of the federal government http://www.waittimealliance.ca/wta-reports/federal-role-health-care-wait-times-in-canada/

Health Quality Ontario’s Quality Compass – Timely Access https://www.google.ca/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=4&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwiVnYjKqcrVAhVL4YMKHbepCgAQFgg5MAM&url=http%3A%2F%2Fqualitycompass.hqontario.ca%2Fportal%2Fprimary-care%2FTimely-Access&usg=AFQjCNFU8uAqWGc48L-8zeNKBlYVB2dA-A     

Older Canadians’ timely access to health care ranked last by survey https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/older-canadians-timely-access-to-health-care-ranked-last-by-survey/article22699079/

College of Family Physicians of Canada: Best Advice Guide- Timely Access http://patientsmedicalhome.ca/resources/best-advice-guides/best-advice-guide-timely-access/

 

 

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