Supporting effective transitions within Ontario’s health care system helps to provide the best outcomes for patients as they move through the different levels of care. Primary care follow-up after a hospitalization has been shown to provide better continuity of care and reduce readmissions to hospitals for patients with multiple conditions or complex needs.
Visit Health Quality Ontario’s Indicator Library to view how to measure timely access to a primary care provider:
- For family health teams, click here
- For community health centres, Aboriginal health access centres, and nurse practitioner-led clinics, click here