The Sarnia Journal article published on December 9, 2018 By The Sarnia Journal Residents in search of the proper mental health and addiction resources can attend monthly open houses starting Dec. 19.
The Lindsay Advocate article published on December 7, 2018 By Bert Lauwers A costing by the City of Kawartha Lakes Family Health Team has revealed that the team has saved the health care system more than $700,000 since 2014 through its emergency room and after hours clinic diversion prog
Sarnia This Week article published December 4, 2018 By Sarnia This Week Four doctors from the Central Lambton Family Health Team (CLFHT) were honoured in November, given a prestigious designation by the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) recognizing the outstanding contributions the doctors made to the field of family medicine. Dr.
Evaluation of the McMaster Family Health Team: results and practical implications for quality improvement
By Laila Nasser, Alix Stosic, David Price; McMaster FHT Abstract Purpose: To evaluate the McMaster Family Health Team (MFHT) as part of a Continuous Quality Improvement initiative using a set of provincial performance metrics to demonstrate which measures of assessment are actually clinically meaningful in context and where system-level changes might be implemented to improve operational practice.
CBC News article published on November 27, 2018 By CBC News A clinic in a small northwestern Ontario town is enjoying some recognition after taking a chance on an unusual approach to opioid prescription. For the past several years, the Marathon Family Health Team, located in Marathon, Ont., has required urine drug tests of every patient prescribed opioids for chronic pain.
Access to PDF Flyer for Espanola & Area FHT RAAM Clinic Espanola & Area Family Health Team has implemented a new program to enhance services offered at their clinic. The Rapid Access Addiction Medicine (RAAM) Clinic serves those with substance abuse issues, primarily addictions to opioids and alcohol.
People across Ontario and North America are keen to learn about the ground-breaking advances AFHTO members are making to meaningfully measure and improve primary care. Presentations are listed by theme below, with brief descriptions.