Excerpt: Creating the Health Care System of the Future makes a strong case for the importance of interprofessional education and interprofessional care (IPE/C), and shares the University of Toronto's journey from 2002 until the book's publication in 2014. The authors possess extensive experience in the topic and provide a well-written and complete introduction, providing definitions of key terms, background information, and an overview of the project and the book. This background was essential for the reader because it set the stage. The University of Toronto uses the World Health Organization (WHO) definition for interprofessional education, which “occurs when two or more professions learn about, from, and with each other to enable effective collaboration and improve health outcomes.”
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