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Canada - B.C. government’s primary health-care strategy focuses on faster, team-based care

British Columbia’s government is launching a strategy to improve access to primary health care. New primary care networks will be established over the next two years, along with urban primary care centres and community health centres. Funding will be provided for general practitioners moving into the new team-based care model.

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UK - New system launched to help measure and prevent medication errors

The National Health Service (NHS) has launched a system to track the contribution of medication errors to hospital admissions. The system will use a series of indicators that link prescribing data from primary care to hospital admissions. The first indicators introduced will focus on the role of prescription errors in admissions for gastrointestinal bleeding.

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UK - Review announced into training NHS staff to use AI and robotics

The UK government has announced an independent review to study how National Health Service (NHS) staff can be trained to use current cutting-edge technologies. The review will look at such fields as artificial intelligence (including robotics), genomics, and digital medicine, while considering the implications for the skills required of future healthcare professionals.

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International - Strategic Practices for Hiring, Integrating and Retaining Internationally Educated Nurses 

International - One year into the Zika outbreak: how an obscure disease became a global health emergency 

UK - Investments in cancer research awarded to UK institutions and the global burden of cancer 2000–2013: a systematic analysis 

UK - Improving digital literacy 

International - The relationship between safety net activities and hospital financial performance 

International - A systematic review of evidence on the association between hospitalisation for chronic disease related ambulatory care sensitive conditions and primary health care resourcing 

UK - Long-term conditions and mental health: the cost of co-morbidities 

Canada - The impact of multiple chronic diseases on ambulatory care use; a population based study in Ontario, Canada 

Canada - Physicians release new pan-Canadian guidelines for wait times for MRI and CT 

USA - Assessing the Effects of Primary Care Transformation: Emerging Themes and Practical Strategies to Strengthen the Evidence 

UK - An organisational analysis of the implementation of telecare and telehealth: the whole systems demonstrator 

International - Engaging policy-makers, heath system managers, and policy analysts in the knowledge synthesis process: a scoping review 

International - Integrated care services: lessons learned from the deployment of the NEXES project 

New-Zealand - How do we determine if statutory regulation is the most appropriate way to regulate health professions? Discussion document 

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