Announcements

Primary Health Care in Canada: Highlights from CIHI’s 2016 primary healthcare chart book and future directions

Monday, September 26, 2016 from 1:00 – 2:30 pm EST / 10:00 – 11:30 am PST Register now at http://www.cdpac.ca/content.php?doc=361 NOTE: This webinar will be presented in English only. Presenters: Ms. Mary Byrnes, Manager – Primary Health Care Information, Canadian ...

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The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is recruiting primary care practitioners to participate in a 60-minute telephone interview. The interview will address how guideline recommendation statements should be presented for clinical practice. To be eligible ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 9

  The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is composed of experts who develop recommendations for clinical preventive services delivered by Canadian primary care practitioners. The CTFPHC is responsible for prioritizing the topics that ...

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Updated guideline recommends against screening with standardized tools to detect unrecognized developmental delay in primary care

View guideline CTFPHC says there is a lack of high-quality evidence demonstrating the benefits of standardized screening tools in healthy children OTTAWA, ON, March 29, 2016 – Today the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) ...

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Assistance in identifying potential candidates for chair and vice chair of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) – CLOSED

Dear Colleague: I am writing to seek your assistance in identifying potential candidates for Chair and Vice Chair of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) www.canadiantaskforce.ca. The CTFPHC is a well-known panel of experts ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 8

  The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is composed of experts who develop recommendations for clinical preventive services delivered by Canadian primary care practitioners. The CTFPHC is responsible for prioritizing the topics that ...

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New lung cancer screening guideline

View guideline Canadian Task Force launches new recommendation for high risk population OTTAWA, ON, March 7, 2016 – Today the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) released a new guideline that recommends annual screening (up ...

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Canadian Medical Association Journal publishes CTFPHC’s guideline on colorectal cancer screening in adults

View guideline   Guideline recommends routine screening for asymptomatic adults between 50-74 years of age for colorectal cancer OTTAWA, ON, February 22, 2016 – The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) has released its recommendations for ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 7

  The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is composed of experts who develop recommendations for clinical preventive services delivered by Canadian primary care practitioners. The CTFPHC is responsible for prioritizing the topics that ...

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Canadian Medical Association Journal publishes CTFPHC’s guideline on screening for cognitive impairment in older adults

View guideline Guideline recommends not screening asymptomatic adults (≥65 years of age) for cognitive impairment   OTTAWA, ON, November 30, 2015 – The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) has released its recommendations to Canadian clinicians ...

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