Second Interim Report from the Premier's Council on Improving Healthcare and Ending Hallway Medicine
The Premier’s Council on Improving Healthcare and Ending Hallway Medicine released its second interim report on June 25, 2019, entitled "A Healthy Ontario: Building a Sustainable Health Care System."
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Manitoulin Expositor article published June 12, 2019
By Press Release, Manitoulin Expositor
Increasing Access and Coordination of Addiction Treatment for People in Espanola
June 11, 2019 – People in the Espanola area are now receiving more timely medical treatment for substance use disorders closer to home.
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Change can come fast and furious, and Ontario’s healthcare system is no exception. With the introduction of Ontario Health Teams, ‘upheaval’ could be considered an understatement.
I am currently carrying out an environmental scan of primary care-based interventions into health inequities and the social determinants of health in Canada. I am working with a student, Nazeefah Laher, to compile a list of primary care providers engaged in this work.
Message on behalf of Cancer Care Ontario.
Cancer Care Ontario through its ColonCancerCheck (CCC) screening program is transitioning to the fecal immunochemical test (FIT) as the recommended screening test for people at average risk of developing colorectal cancer. The guaiac fecal occult blood test (gFOBT) will no longer be used in the CCC program.