Please join us in congratulating the winners of this year’s Bright Lights awards. Their achievements are shining examples of how relationships contribute to high-quality, effective care.
- By partnering with patients, they’ve developed programs that help patients meet their health goals.
- By fostering interprofessional teamwork, they’ve expanded their reach without stretching their resources.
- By collaborating with community groups, they’re providing wraparound care for people outside their enrolled patient population.
- Award category: Mental health and addictions
- Achievement: Addressing gaps in care in children’s mental health
2. Dr. Vanita Lokanathan, Lindsay Chmarney, Sheena Howard, Brittany Murray, and Kelly Pensom, Peterborough Family Health Team
- Award category: Healthy relationships, healthy teams
- Achievement: Full scope RNs in family practice improve access, continuity and reduce ER visits
- Award category: Expanding your reach
- Achievement: Healthy Aging Series
- Award category: The “How To” stream
- Achievement: HIPS Home based Interdisciplinary Primary care for Seniors
- Award category: Why hasn’t this expanded? Scalable pilot programs
- Achievement: The HARMS Program for Safer Opioid Prescribing through Systematic Risk Stratification and Urine Drug Testing
- Theme: The future of the regional approach to healthcare
- Achievement: The North Stars – Leading the Way into Collective Action
- In recognition of: Effective Response to Rural Community Need – Muskoka Community Health Hubs
- In recognition of: Promotion of Best Practices in Primary Care Treatment of Respiratory Diseases