The Ontario Palliative Care Network has launched the Palliative Care Health Services Delivery Framework, recommendations for a model of care to improve palliative care in Ontario.
On April 24 Christine Elliott, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, announced that Susan Fitzpatrick will assume the role of interim CEO of Ontario Health, the new superagency which will ensure a consistency of care across Ontario.
Examining the Healthcare Experiences of Foreign-Born Older Canadians: A Pilot Study – Call for Participants
Overview: Although foreign-born older adults (immigrant seniors) are at a higher risk for certain chronic diseases and negative health conditions, limited Canadian studies have examined healthcare experiences of foreign-born older adults (FBOAs), and few have developed or proposed practical solutions to support patient engagement, system navigation ,and care coordination.
In April Health Quality Ontario received 1,024 Quality Improvement Plans (QIPs) from hospitals, primary care organizations, long-term care homes, and LHIN home and community care services across Ontario. All of the 2019/20 QIPs are now available on QIP Navigator.
These past few weeks have been very busy for AFHTO members. Given the demands on your time, we’ve responded by extending the deadline to submit abstracts for the AFHTO 2019 Conference “Health System Integration Built on the Foundation of Team-Based Primary Health Care”.
The call for Ontario Health Teams has gone out, signaling another phase in a major change to Ontario’s healthcare system. Within a very short span of time the landscape will look very different, so we need to make sure primary health care teams are as prepared as they can be.