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AFHTO members leading Ontario Health Teams

Originally published Jul. 30, 2019. Last updated Aug. 8, 2019

On July 18, 2019, the Minister of Health, Hon. Christine Elliott, hosted a town hall to provide an update on the next steps for becoming an Ontario Health Team (OHT) for those who completed a self-assessment. With more than 150 submissions received, OHTs are being positioned as a new way to deliver care by providing seamless transitions of care for patients and removing barriers for providers.

Free workshop to develop support for patient-oriented research

Mon, September 09, 2019 - Mon, November 25, 2019

Do you know any patient partners, policymakers, managers or researchers who would benefit from learning more about how patient-oriented research can improve the patient experience and patient outcomes? If so, McMaster Health Forum is hoping that you could encourage them to register for one of their two remaining free, online training sessions:

CBT for Psychosis (CBT-p) informed workshop

Sat, November 02, 2019 - Sun, November 03, 2019
St. Catherines

What is CBT?

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a form of talking therapy. It combines cognitive therapy and behavior therapy; a focus that helps people to identify and modify thinking and behaviour that undermine mental health.  CBT has a proven research and treatment track record for a range of conditions including psychosis, depression, anxiety and can be helpful for anyone.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) – P (for Psychosis) is CBT tailored specifically to those affected by psychotic illnesses.

The Osgoode Certificate in Privacy Law and Information Management in Healthcare

Mon, January 20, 2020 - Tue, February 18, 2020
Osgoode Professional Development Centre, Toronto

The Osgoode Certificate in Privacy Law and Information Management in Healthcare

Globally, healthcare accounted for more privacy breaches than any other industry in 2018. The number of incidents continues to rise as healthcare institutions are frequently in the news for mismanaging personal health information. Breaches and missteps can result in significant reputational risk and institutional liability.

Primary Care Virtual Community

Wed, September 25, 2019

Mark your calendars! Our next virtual community meeting will be held on September 25th, 2019, 8:00am – 9:30am 

Who should attend?
The primary care virtual community will bring together primary care change makers interested in leading in their context and supporting meaningful system change within the Ontario healthcare system. This virtual community creates a space and opportunity for participants to learn, engage and build agency to ‘lead from the edge’ and propel change.

We hope to see you there!

Respiratory Health Forum - Call for Presentations

Fri, September 13, 2019

The Lung Association is excited to be hosting the 10th annual Respiratory Health Forum 2020 on January 22-23, 2020. Please save the date! 
You are invited to submit an expression of interest application to present a talk or facilitate a workshop. This will be an opportunity to share your expertise and knowledge with your fellow primary care colleagues across Ontario. 
The deadline for submission is September 13th 2019. 

Click Here to read details about this year’s forum and submit your application: