Expanded Chronic Care Model
BC's Expanded Chronic Care Model identifies essential elements in a system that strives for enhanced chronic care management. These include: the community, the health system, self-management support, delivery system design, decision support and clinical information systems.
The Ministry is committed to providing performance information related to primary health care indicators to support continuous quality improvement in the delivery of evidence based care for patients.
Find valuable links to BC, National and International Health Resources websites, along with links to Medical Journals.
Patients as Partners
Patients as Partners is a recognized initiative of the B.C. Ministry of Health, in both policy and philosophy, as first outlined in the 2007 Primary Health Care Charter. The principle driving Patients as Partners is "nothing about me without me" and supports patient-centred care.