October 26, 2017
Improving Primary Care Together Ontario’s health system continues to undergo transition with far-reaching implications. For the benefit of all Ontarians, primary care needs to be at the centre of this transformation. AFHTO’s 2017 Conference will show how we can all improve primary care together.
October 18, 2017
"Tackling Really, Really, Really Hard Problems": Leadership and Decision-Making in Today's Reality Calling all EDs and Administrative Leads…this session’s for you! Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Time: 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM Location: Pier 2 & 3 - Convention Centre South, 2nd floor Not your
June 20, 2017
Improving Primary Care Together The AFHTO 2017 Conference program will be built around 7 core themes. Effective leadership and governance for system transformation Planning programs for equitable access to care Employing and empowering the patient and caregiver perspective
October 19, 2016
Leading primary care to strengthen a population-focused health system “What leaders really do is prepare organizations for change. Leaders, by definition, work in the realm of unknowability and wrestle with complexity.” – Colleen Grady and Marion Howell, Iris Group, at Physicians in the Lead
June 20, 2016
Our concurrent session presentations are organized into six 45-minute timeslots (3 per day) and seven themes. To help you plan your conference schedule, we have arranged the sessions by date, concurrent session, time, theme, and title. Concurrent Session Selection Concurrent session presentations
June 17, 2016
Leading primary care to strengthen a population-focused health system The AFHTO 2016 Conference program will be built around 7 core themes. Concurrent Theme Descriptions Download a printable PDF of the theme descriptions here. Planning programs and fostering partnerships for healthier
June 17, 2016
Not sure if your team’s achievements merit recognition? Never submitted a nomination before?  This webinar provides an overview of the AFHTO "Bright Lights" Awards nomination process. Specifically what reviewers are looking for and tips for writing a nomination. Webinar slides Video below
October 30, 2015
“FHTs and NPLCs are the engine of team-based innovation in primary care in Ontario and likely all of Canada.” – Dr. Sean Blaine, AFHTO President, at the Opening Plenary. “Achieving the Triple Aim cannot happen without improved team experience.” – Both Dr. Ed Wagner at the opening plenary and
October 20, 2014
“Nothing about me without me.” At the close of the AFHTO 2014 Conference, Dr Tia Pham, lead physician at the South East Toronto FHT, reminded the audience of these famous words on patient partnership from Don Berwick, founder of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. “It’s the patient’s
October 24, 2013
Close to 900 people took part in the AFHTO 2013 Conference – Leadership in Healthcare for Ontarians. This theme ran through the conference from Lance Secretan’s inspiring opening to the closing panel debate -- “Be it resolved that health system transformation must be led by Primary Care.’”
October 18, 2012
From André Picard’s opening prescription for our health system – i.e. make a modernized and expanded primary care system the focus – through to the closing panel discussion on “The value of family health teams – What do we know today? How do we build from here?” over 800 people took part in
October 26, 2011
What an amazing experience this morning, October 26, to be in one room with over 500 people from 146 FHTs across Ontario, listening to the newly re-elected and re-appointed Minister of Health expressing her appreciation and support for family health teams. This AFHTO 2011 Conference marks a huge