April 13, 2021
Scaling Up Patient-Centered Interdisciplinary Care for Multimorbidity: A Pragmatic Mixed-Methods Randomized Controlled Trial, The Annals of Family Medicine March 2021, 19 (2) 126-134 Abstract PURPOSE To measure the effectiveness of a 4-month interdisciplinary multifaceted intervention based on a
March 29, 2021
  COVID-19 shows the vital roles primary care providers play every day for community health and wellbeing and health system cooperation in Ontario   Toronto, March 29, 2021 - During COVID-19, we see again and again across Ontario that communities –
February 26, 2021
OECD Policy Responses to Coronavirus (COVID-19)Strengthening the frontline: How primary health care helps health systems adapt during the COVID 19 pandemic Feb. 10, 2021 Abstract Health systems continue to adapt to cope with the COVID‑19 pandemic. Much focus has been placed on the scaling-up of
February 22, 2021
Hosted by AFHTO & Provincial Geriatrics Leadership Ontario  Description: COVID-19 highlighted numerous barriers and challenges to providing integrated care for older persons living in the community. Join Provincial Geriatrics Leadership Ontario in a discussion on how to better support older
November 03, 2020
Research paper published in The Canadian Pharmacists Journal September/October 2020 Introduction   The pharmacist role, especially in team-based primary care, has evolved tremendously over the past several years. The North York Family Health Team (NYFHT) is an urban family health team serving
October 28, 2020
Research paper published in the International Journal of Health Policy and Management Abstract Background: The province of Ontario, Canada has made major investments in interdisciplinary primary care teams. There is interest in both demonstrating and improving the quality of care they provide.
October 27, 2020
  On Friday, Oct. 23, AFHTO along with our partners presented at Trillium Research Day demonstrating the value of primary care teams' response to COVID-19 and patients' experience with virtual care: Responding to COVID-19: Understanding How Primary Care Teams Stepped up to Help Support Their
September 28, 2020
Resource Includes:  Virtual Mental Health Tools - Togetherall, BounceBack and Beacon Demonstrations Slides
August 21, 2020
Research paper published in HEALTHCARE POLICY Vol.16 No.1, 2020 Abstract Background: In Ontario, Canada, social workers are employed in a number of primary healthcare (PHC) settings such as Community Health Centres (CHCs) and Family Health Teams (FHTs). However, many aspects of social work
August 20, 2020
Healthy Debate opinion piece by Kate Mulligan and Kavita Mehta The data are in: people living with racism, low incomes and crowded housing are most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The attention it has drawn to these inequities has healthcare providers re-examining their practices with respect
August 05, 2020
Resource Includes:  Patient/Client Virtual Care Experience Survey Appendix A - Core 5 Questions