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March 7, 2018

Family Medicine Clinic: a case study of a hospital–family medicine practice redesign to improve chronic disease care in the community in Singapore

Region: Western Pacific Scientific publication Strengthening governance and accountability, Reorienting the model of care, Coordinating services within and across sectors, Creating an enabling environment Source: Family of Practice

Singapore´s health care system is strained by the health care needs of a rapidly aging population. The unprecedented collaboration between a public hospital and a private family practice to set up the Family Medicine Clinic (FMC) to co-manage patients with chronic desease is an example of efforts to shift care to community.