AFHTO recognizes that our members are doing fantastic work on the frontlines attending to patients and adjusting to the COVID-19 pandemic. To connect our teams and showcase the initiatives made by our them, we've created an interactive platform for our members to browse the initiatives made by their fellow members.
Please feel free to scroll through all the initiatives by OH region.
Y108 News article published April 23, 2020
By Lisa Polewski
Hamiltonians can now book a COVID-19 test at the city's drive-thru site, based inside the Dave Andreychuk Mountain Arena.
It’s not quite the same as a fast-food drive-thru, but the COVID-19 testing centre at the Dave Andreychuk Mountain Arena is as efficient as it gets.
Since Hamilton’s third testing site opened its doors a week ago, they’ve been testing about 60 people per day.
Examining Interprofessional Teams Structures and Processes in the Implementation of Primary Care Intervention (Health TAPESTRY) for Older Adults using Normalization Process Theory
Available in BMC Family Practice, published April 15, 2020
Modelling shows physical distancing still needed to prevent further spread
TORONTO — The Ontario government today released updated COVID-19 modelling, which shows that the enhanced public health measures, including staying home and physically distancing from each other, are working to contain the spread of the virus and flatten the curve.
As told by Dr. Matt Dumas, Lead Physician, Lakelands FHT*
In late March, Lakelands FHT discovered that there was a positive case at our Northbrook site. That resulted in the immediate closure of our building. We all had to go home and finish 14 day periods of self-isolation. To our surprise, this meant having to distance ourselves from our own families, which was very difficult.
Projected number of cases and deaths can be significantly reduced if people stay home
TORONTO - Today, the Ontario government released extensive COVID-19 modelling, revealing several scenarios that project the potential number of cases and deaths.
To: Health System Partners
From: Matthew Anderson, President and CEO
Re COVID-19 Health System Response Structure
Originally posted March 31, 2020, updated on April 3, 2020.
Dear AFHTO EMR CoP Members,
As many of you are aware the EMR communities of practice (CoP) will be transitioning from AFHTO to OntarioMD effective March 31, 2020. AFHTO would like to thank all members for their continuous support and participation. We would also like to sincerely thank CoP leads for their dedication to these groups! We look forward to a smooth transition.
Longwoods article published Mar. 23, 2020
Londoners and Thames Valley FHT organize to supply doctor's offices, 'love-bomb' health-care workers
The London Free Press article published Mar. 20, 2020
A handful of Londoners have turned some casual conversations into a grassroots effort supplying thousands of gloves and masks to local medical clinics.
And they want more people stuck at home, especially business leaders, to step up and help.