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Support improved access, attachment, and/or transitions to primary care providers in the community

This practice involves supporting effective transitions from hospital to home, including effective communication and transition of care to primary care providers. It might also include the provision of interim primary care support in the period of transition back into the community to fill the gap in care for patients not currently attached to primary care.

Innovative Practices

Using the Innovative Practices Evaluation Framework, Health Quality Ontario’s Health Links Clinical Reference Group has endorsed the following innovative practice or practices. Please click on the link(s) below to discover the steps for implementation, and to access resources that Health Links have used to successfully implement these practices. 

Innovative Practice

Innovative Practice Assessment1

Clinical Reference Group Endorsement for Spread

Support improved access, attachment, and/or transitions to primary care providers in the community.


Provincial spread with reassessment using the Innovative Practices Evaluation Framework1 in 1 year (July 2018).

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1For more information about the Innovative Practices Evaluation Framework assessments, please visit

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