It’s now less than one week to the AFHTO 2019 Conference on September 19 & 20! We look forward to seeing you all as we welcome delegates from across the province.
September 12, 2019
MEMORANDUM TO: Health Sector Partners
FROM: Helen Angus
Ministry of Health
RE: Ministry of Health – Organizational Realignment
We are pleased to announce the 2019 Bright Lights Award Hall of Fame on our website! See all the Bright Lights Awards nominations below:
Originally published Jul. 30, 2019. Last updated Aug. 8, 2019
On July 18, 2019, the Minister of Health, Hon. Christine Elliott, hosted a town hall to provide an update on the next steps for becoming an Ontario Health Team (OHT) for those who completed a self-assessment. With more than 150 submissions received, OHTs are being positioned as a new way to deliver care by providing seamless transitions of care for patients and removing barriers for providers.
On July 8, 2019 Ontario's government committed to providing ongoing funding for Group Perinatal Care at Mount Sinai Academic FHT. The 2019 Bright Lights nominated program was implemented in 2016. Perinatal care and education is provided by an interprofessional team including registered midwives, prenatal nurse, registered dietitian, family medicine residents and family physicians.
Windsor FHT featured in 2nd report from the Premier’s Council on Improving Healthcare and Ending Hallway Medicine
A healthy Ontario: Building a sustainable health care system
By Dr. Rueben Devlin, Chair, Premier’s Council on Improving Healthcare and Ending Hallway Medicine
Under Chapter 3: Ten recommendations to improve health care: Integration: Recommendations 1–3
Innovation in Ontario
My Kawartha Lakes article published Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
By My Kawartha Lakes
Health care agencies embark on joint self-assessment plan to capitalize on existing partnerships ahead of provincial changes
Several health care organizations in the City of Kawartha Lakes are discussing the formation of a local Ontario Health Team to better co-ordinate care and services for local residents.