In this research we look at how physician assistants can help the current health human resource challenges faced by Canadian healthcare systems. We explore funding models to broadly integrate PAs into three practice settings: primary care, emergency care, and orthopedic surgery.
How can a team-based model of care improve practice efficiency? What are the challenges to integrating physician assistants into Canadian health teams? What physician assistant funding model holds the greatest potential for the Canadian healthcare systems?
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Physician assistants in Canada
PA implementation across practice settings
Appendix A—Supporting tables