Skip to main content

System Performance

Care Coordination Report: Commonwealth Fund Survey of Family Doctors

The Health Quality Ontario report entitled Connecting the Dots for Patients looks at family doctors’ views on coordinating care for their patients with home care, community services, hospitals and specialists in Ontario.

The report, based on the 2015 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey of Primary Care Doctors compares the responses of Ontario’s family doctors with those in other parts of Canada and 10 other countries.

Poor care coordination can contribute to hospital admissions that could have been prevented, unnecessary emergency department visits, medical errors, repeated tests, and poor health outcomes for patients.


Read the report: Connecting the Dots for Patients


To learn more about family doctors’ perspectives on coordinating patient care:

Let’s make our health system healthier

Join Our Patient, Family and Public Advisors Program

Patients, families and the public are central to improving health quality.


Claude Lurette and Kowsiya Vijayartnam, Health Quality Ontario Patient, Family and Caregiver Advisors Council Co-Chairs

Sign up for our newsletter

Are you passionate about quality health care for all Ontarians? Stay in-the-know about the newest programs, reports and news from Health Quality Ontario and sign up for our electronic newsletter.

Health Quality Connect - Health Quality Ontario's newsletter - on an iPad and a cell phone