Two policy initiatives were recently announced by the Government of Nova Scotia. Emily was interviewed by CBC's Jean Laroche to share her perspectives on these initiatives, and how they align with PUPPY Study findings.
You can listen to Emily's interview below.
“A Band-Aid Solution”: Policy Maker and Primary Care Provider Perspectives on the Value of Attachment Incentives
In this PUPPY Study publication, primary care providers and policymakers in Nova Scotia share their perspectives on financial incentives to attach patients to a primary care provider. Participants shared mixed perspectives on the efficacy of such incentives, and offered alternative strategies for supporting patient attachment to primary care.
Follow the link for the full article:
Pharmacists in Primary Healthcare Supporting Attached and Unattached Patients before and during COVID-19
PUPPY Study Co-PI Dr. Jennifer E. Isenor presented at The CPE (Centre for Practice Excellence) & OPEN (Ontario Pharmacy Evidence Network) Symposia on Embedding Pharmacy in Primary Care.
Jennifer presented PUPPY Study findings on how community pharmacists supported attached and unattached patients before and during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the critical role they play in primary care.
View Jennifer's presentation below: