News & Events

New Program Transitions Individuals Living with HIV/AIDS out of Toronto's Emergency Shelter System

The Newswire article published November 5, 2019

By the FIfe House Foundation

TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Fife House Foundation has proudly announced the opening of the Huntley Transitional Housing Program. Located in a newly renovated historic facility on Huntley Street, the program welcomed its first clients in late August.

IFIC Canada Virtual Community: Digital health and technology in integrated care

Wed, November 20, 2019

Hosted by the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC)

Ontario’s novel collaborative is designed to bring those interested and involved in integrated care together. More than 1,000 people have now connected through this virtual collaborative, convened by The International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC), The Change Foundation and the Institute of Health, Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME).

ECHO Ontario Conference

Fri, January 31, 2020
Sheraton Centre, Toronto

 The ECHO Ontario Conference aims to bring ECHOs together with its stakeholders to celebrate our successes, share ideas and collaborate to better support the Ontario healthcare system.  
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The Digital Health Toolbox: Enabling High-Performance Teams in The Delivery of Integrated, Patient-Centred Care Webinar

Thu, November 28, 2019

The current healthcare landscape poses pressure to modernize health care delivery, striving for an integrated, higher-quality patient-centred model. Digital health tools, when designed, deployed and maintained to meet user needs, play an important role in enhancing patient and provider experience, and unlocking opportunities for a greater understanding of patient population and the delivery of proactive care, while optimizing the use of resources.

Choosing Wisely Talks | Double Down on Antimicrobial Stewardship: Practical Ways to Use Antibiotics Wisely to Manage Respiratory and Urinary Tract Infection in Community Practice

Choosing Wisely is excited to announce the release of new tools and resources available from the Using Antibiotics Wisely campaign. 
Using Antibiotics Wisely was launched two years ago to encourage clinician and patient conversations about the harms of unnecessary antibiotic use. With support from the Public Health Agency of Canada, they have focused our efforts on reducing unnecessary antibiotics for respiratory tract infections in primary care and asymptomatic bacteriuria in long-term care. 

Online structured therapy for depression and anxiety

Wed, November 27, 2019

Accessing mental health support outside of a therapist’s office: Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy (iCBT) for major depression and anxiety disorders

For many people living with major depression and anxiety disorder, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a key component of their treatment. While CBT is traditionally delivered in a face-to-face session, an alternative option for CBT delivery over the Internet is also available, helping some patients to overcome barriers to accessing timely and effective therapy.

Primary Care Virtual Community

Thu, November 21, 2019

Join us for our next Primary Care Virtual Community session on November 21st  8:00am-9:30am, Ontario’s novel collaborative designed to unleash the power of primary care in health system change. More than 1,000 people have now connected through this virtual community, convened by The Change Foundation on behalf of the Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario (AFHTO) and the Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP).