News & Events

Primary Care Virtual Community (June 2019)

Wed, June 26, 2019

We are so pleased you joined us on June 26th for the third session of the Primary Care Virtual Community and have shown interest in continuing your participation. 

The Change Foundation is pleased to convene the primary care virtual community on behalf of the Ontario College of Family Physicians and the Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario. The virtual community brings together those in primary care that are interested in leading in their context and supporting meaningful system change within the Ontario healthcare system.

Cancer Care Ontario transitioning to fecal immunochemical test

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.

HQO For Patients: A Skill-Building Webinar on the Habits of Highly Effective Patient Partners

Wed, June 12, 2019

Patient partnering is an important part of Ontario’s health care system, and organizations are now partnering with patients more than ever to improve care.

But what can you expect when signing on as a patient partner? And what skills and habits can help you make an impact?

This one-hour webinar held by HQO will cover:

How patient partnering to improve health care quality is evolving in Ontario’s health care system

Six habits of highly effective patient partners, and how you can adopt these habits in your own work