2015 Commonwealth Fund International Survey of Primary Care Physicians in 10 Nations


Countries: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, the U.K., and the U.S.

Sample: Representative random samples of primary care physicians

Data Collection Methods: Online, mail, and telephone

Date: March 3, 2015 – November 11, 2015

Survey Organizations/Partners: SSRS and contractors in each country. The Commonwealth Fund provided core support, with cofounding from the German Federal Ministry of Health and the German National Institute for Quality and Patient Safety; Haute Authorité de Santé, Caisse Nationale de l’Assurance Maladie des Travailleurs Salariés (France); Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare, and Sport, and the Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare at Radboud University Nijmegen (the Netherlands); Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services; Swedish Ministry of Health and Social Affairs and the Swedish Agency for Health and Care Services Analysis; and the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health. Support to expand samples was provided by the New South Wales Bureau of Health Information (Australia); the Canadian Institute for Health Information, Health Quality Ontario, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Quebec Health Commission, Canada Health Infoway; and the Health Foundation of the United Kingdom.