Feb. 7, 2022 Americas
Engaging and empowering people and communities, Strengthening governance and accountability, Coordinating services within and across sectors, Creating an enabling environment
Integrated People-Centred Care in Canada – Policies, Standards, and Implementation Tools to Improve Outcomes
Despite the national and international policy commitment to implement integrated health systems, there is an absence of national standards that support evidence-based design, implementation, and monitoring for improvement. This manuscript outlines the policy context and the process taken to develop the IPCHS standard. Implementing integration strategies requires that we create and sustain a culture of continuous improvement and learning.